Breaking news has reached us just now that actor Elliot Page has come out as transgender in a heartfelt statement to fans.
Here's the full story...
Page rose to mainstream prominence from his native Canada in 2005 with the revenge thriller Hard Candy..
Just 2 years later, he starred in a film we all know and love...... Juno, of course!
The indie flick saw Page received an Academy Award nomination among several other accolades.His other notable roles include Kitty Pryde in the X-Men franchise, Christopher Nolan’s Inception, Whip It!, and Sony’s reboot of Flatliners.
Page has also made the crossover into production.Producing and starring in flicks such as Tallulah and Freeheld.?
And last year...He marked his directorial debut examining environmental racism faced by people of color, as per Variety.
Oh, and who can forget?You may also recognize the star for his role in the Netflix smash hit The Umbrella Academy.?
Page is a prominent figure among LGBTQ+ fans.
Page has released a statement on social media, coming out as transgender.
"To have arrived at this place in my life. I feel overwhelming gratitude for the incredible people who have supported me along this journey."
“I love that I am trans. And I love that I am queer."
He then asked for “patience" as he navigates his identity.
Page referred to at least forty trans people have been murdered in the US alone in 2020.
Nick Adams, GLAAD’s Director of Transgender Media, has spoken out since Page released his heartfelt statement.
Read his full post below.
We wish Elliot all the best. FYI: His pronouns are now He/They. This is a breaking news story and will be updated accordingly.
https://t.co/kwti60bZLw— Elliot Page (@Elliot Page)1606842630.0