Ellen Web page publicly comes out as a transgender male named Elliot, says: ‘My pronouns are he/they’
Oscar-nominated star Ellen Web page has come out as a transgender male named Elliot, six years after he publicly revealed he was homosexual.
The 33-year-old Canadian actor, who has been married to dancer Emma Portner since 2018, took to Twitter on Tuesday morning to share an emotional assertion with the revelation, writing: ‘Hello mates, I wish to share with you that I’m trans, my pronouns are he/they and my identify is Elliot.
‘I really feel fortunate to be scripting this. To have arrived at this place in my life.’
Elliot, who obtained an Oscar nod for his or her position within the hit 2008 film Juno, asking his followers and followers for ‘persistence’, admitting that he’s ‘scared’ of the ‘invasiveness, the hate, the jokes, and of the violence’ that he might face shifting ahead.
‘My job is actual, however it is usually fragile,’ the actor stated, including: ‘The reality is, regardless of feeling profoundly glad proper now and figuring out how a lot privilege I carry, I’m additionally scared.’
Opening up: Juno star Ellen Web page has come out as a transgender male named Elliot, practically three years after tying the knot with spouse Emma Portner (seen collectively in June 2019)
‘I really feel fortunate to be scripting this’: The 33-year-old actor took to Twitter on Tuesday morning to share an emotional submit with the revelation
Adjustments: In addition to releasing his assertion, Elliot additionally up to date his social media accounts, altering his usernames, and including a brand new profile image (above) to his Twitter and Instagram
Breakthrough: Elliot first grew to become a family identify after starring as a pregnant teenager within the hit 2007 film Juno, for which he earned an Oscar nomination
The actor, who’s at present getting ready to movie the third season of Netflix hit The Umbrella Academy, additionally revealed adjustments to his official social media accounts, posting on Twitter underneath the username @TheElliotPage, and on Instagram as @elliotpage.
Elliot thanked his family members for his or her help by his journey, expressing his ‘overwhelming gratitude’ for serving to him to succeed in a stage the place he felt snug to ‘pursue his genuine self’.
Shortly after the actor posted his assertion, his spouse Emma voiced her public help for him on Instagram, whereas reiterating her associate’s plea for persistence.
‘I’m so happy with @elliotpage. Trans, queer and non-binary persons are a present to this world,’ Emma wrote.
‘I additionally ask for persistence & privateness [and] that you simply be part of me within the fervent help of trans life each single day. Elliot’s existence is a present in and of itself. Shine on candy E. Love you a lot.’
She additionally commented on Elliot’s Instagram submit, writing: ‘Love you a lot elliot.’
Elliot’s determination to publicly reveal that he’s transgender comes nearly three years after the couple tied the knot in a secret ceremony, having solely been courting publicly for six months.
Previous to their relationship, Juno star Elliot had been linked to a number of totally different companions, each female and male, together with Huge Little Lies star Alexander Skarsgård and actress Shailene Woodley – though their romance was by no means confirmed.
He additionally dated artist Samantha Thomas for 18 months, with the couple splitting simply months earlier than Elliot tied the knot with Emma.
Emotional: Elliot’s spouse Emma took to Instagram shortly after the actor shared his assertion to supply public phrases of help, writing, ‘Shine on candy E. Love you a lot’
Talking out: Elliot (pictured in November 2019) publicly got here out as homosexual in 2016 whereas talking on the Human Rights Marketing campaign’s THRIVE convention for LGTBQ youth
Elliot got here out publicly as homosexual in 2016 in an emotional speech on the Human Rights Marketing campaign’s THRIVE convention for LGTBQ youth.
Within the speech, the actor shared that he hoped his information would assist others fighting their sexuality, saying: ‘I am right here right this moment as a result of I’m homosexual. And since perhaps I could make a distinction.’
Elliot’s newest assertion was met with an outpouring of help from dozens of A-listers, together with Miley Cyrus, who wrote: ‘Elliot guidelines!’
Anna Paquin – who starred alongside Elliot’s ex Alexander in True Blood – additionally commented, writing: ‘Sending you all of the love and help Elliot!
‘And simply to avoid wasting time to everybody who’s being hateful/transphobic/homophobic you possibly can all f*** off. Elliot is a f***ing warrior and treasure of a human being.’
The official Umbrella Academy account additionally shared some sort phrases, commenting: ‘So happy with our superhero!! WE LOVE YOU ELLIOT!!!’
Elliot is at present resulting from start filming on the third season of the hit Netflix sequence, though it’s unknown whether or not his private information might be mirrored within the present’s storyline.
Whereas sharing his newest assertion, Elliot additionally gave credit score to the trailblazers in transgender group who’ve already made the world a greater place.
They wrote: ‘I really feel overwhelming gratitude for the unimaginable individuals who have supported me alongside this journey. I am unable to start to precise how exceptional it feels to lastly love who I’m sufficient to pursue my genuine self.
‘I have been endlessly impressed by so many within the trans group. Thanks to your braveness, your generosity and ceaselessly working to make this world a extra inclusive and compassionate place. I’ll supply no matter help I can and proceed to attempt for a extra loving and equal society.’
Star: Elliot (seen in March 2014) thanked their family members for his or her help by his journey and gave credit score to the trailblazers in transgender group
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