Tuesday, December 1, 2020

‘Juno’ star Elliot Page, formerly Ellen Page, comes out as transgender

 The actor formerly known as Ellen Page announced he is transgender and now goes by Elliot Page.“I want to share with you that I am trans, my pronouns are he/they, and my name is Elliot,” the “Juno” star shared in a tweet Tuesday. “I feel lucky to be writing this. To be here. To have arrived in this place in my life.”


Page, 33, shared “overwhelming gratitude for the incredible people who have have supported me along this journey.”

“I can’t begin to express how remarkable it feels to finally love who I am enough to pursue my authentic self.”

The Canadian-born Page earned widespread acclaim for the 2007 comedy-drama “Juno,” which chronicles a teenager’s unplanned pregnancy. The performance earned Page nominations at the Academy Awards, the Golden Globes and the BAFTA Awards.

Page, who has long been a prominent supporter of LGBTQ rights, married professional dancer and choreographer Emma Portner in 2018.

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