Ellen DeGeneres response to Elliot Page’s announcement about being trans…is not being received in a positive manner.
Things have only just begun to settle in relation to her recent controversy regarding her toxic workplace attitude.
Yesterday Page decided to share a heartfelt statement on social media.
Which has resulted in an outpour of love – especially from his Umbrella Academy co-stars.
Ellen DeGeneres’ response has made a few people angry.
DeGeneres tweeted Page following his coming out post, however angry fans didn’t seem impressed.
In 2005 Page first rose to mainstream following the revenge thriller, Hard Candy..
He received an Austin Film Critics Association’s Award.
Page starred in a film we all familiar with
Paged receive an Academy Award nomination as well as accolades for Indie.
Additional movies are Kitty Pryde in the X-Men franchise, Christopher Nolan’s Inception, Whip It!, and Sony’s reboot of Flatliners.
Page is also involved in movie production.
As he starred and produced role in both Tallulah and Freeheld.
Page is known for his recent role in The Umbrella Academy.
Page is well known advocate among LGBTQ+ community.
Yesterday he made an announcement in an attempt to enrich his legacy.
On social media Page decided to release a statement about coming out as transgender.
In a deep and personal essay, he expressed the following:
“Hi friends, I want to share with you that I am trans, my pronouns are he/they, and my name is Elliot. I feel lucky to be writing this. To be here.”
“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 can’t begin to express how remarkable it feels to finally love who I am enough to pursue my authentic self.”
He continued saying:
“I’ve been endlessly inspired by so many in the trans community. Thank you for your courage, your generosity and ceaselessly working to make this world a more inclusive and compassionate place. I will offer whatever support I can and continue to strive for a more loving and equal society.”
“I love that I am trans. And I love that I am queer.“
“And the more I hold myself close and fully embrace who I am, the more I dream, the more my heart grows and the more I thrive. To all the trans people who deal with harassment, self-loathing, abuse, and the threat of violence every day: I see you, I love you, and I will do everything I can to change this world for the better,” Page continued.
He has requested “patience” as he explores his identity.
He wrote the following “My joy is real, but it is also fragile, the truth is, despite feeling profoundly happy right now and knowing how much privilege I carry, I am also scared.”
He continues by saying:
“I’m scared of the invasiveness, the hate, the ‘jokes’ and of violence. To be clear, I am not trying to dampen a moment that is joyous and one that I celebrate, but I want to address the full picture.”
Page highlights that in 2020 at least forty trans people have been murdered in the US.
He also directed it towards Donald Trump:
“The political leaders who work to criminalize trans health care and deny our right to exist.”
“You have blood on your hands,” he added.
He went on to say:
“You unleash a fury of vile and demeaning rage that lands on the shoulders of the trans community, a community in which 40 per cent of trans adults report attempting suicide. Enough is enough. You aren’t being cancelled, you are hurting people. I am one of those people and we don’t be silent in the face of your attacks.”
Since posting his message on Twitter and Instagram…
Page was overwhelmed by the amount of love from fans, celebs, and co-stars alike.
Since Page made the statement, director of Transgender Media, Nick Adams also spoke out.
“Elliot Page has given us fantastic characters on-screen and has been an outspoken advocate for all LGBTQ people. He will now be an inspiration to countless trans and non-binary people. All transgender people deserve the chance to be ourselves and to be accepted for who we are. We celebrate the remarkable Elliot Page today.”
The Umbrella Academy co-stars are supporting him.
Tom Hopper is “proud” of Elliot, calling him “family.”
Justin H. Min left a comment.
He shared the following tweet: “Welcome to the fam, Elliot.”
Showrunner, Steve Blackman, shared his support.
T.J. McGibbon, Vanya, sends her love.
Eden Cupid, who plays young Allison also commented.
The official The Umbrella Academy account spoke out.
“So proud of our superhero.”
One celeb’s reaction wasn’t taken so well.
Which just happens to be TV host, Ellen DeGeneres.
Ellen tweeted Page following his announcement…
She seems to have ruffled a few feathers.
What exactly did Ellen say?
Although her message appears honest it’s evident things haven’t settled on in relation to the scandal about her workplace allegations.
Read Page’s full coming-out post below.
We wish him all the best.