Celebrities React to Ellen Page Coming Out
Ellen Page’s decision to come as Gay has got an incredible amount of support from people all round the world and a number of celebrities took to social media to express their support. Jane Lynch, Anna Kendrick, Kristen Bell were just some of the famous people who showered praise on Ellen’s brave decision.
26 year old Ellen Page came out to world on Valentine’s Day in a moving speech at the ‘Time to Thrive’ conference. The Juno star said she was tired of lying and she was coming out so she could make a difference to help others have an easier and more hopeful time.
Anna Kendrick tweeted
Mad mad mad mad mad mad crazy love and praise for Ellen Page today. Congrats to you, you light, talent, and beauty.
House of Cards star Kate Mara showed her support by asking Ellen Page if she would be her Valentine, to which Page said yes !
Kristen Bell a very active supporter of LGBT rights said
Rivited by Ellen Page’s fabulous speech. So honest & funny & articulate. She Shines. Happy Valentines day to ALL.
Bell has famously put off her own wedding until it was legal for everyone to get married, she wed Dax Shepard last year after the Supreme Court ruling in support of same sex marriage.
Mary Elizabeth Winstead tweeted
So amazing.Moving speech by Ellen Page on coming out.
Pop Star Ricky Martin who came out 3 years ago said
Very beautiful Ellen Page!!! IM very happy for you!!! You are free!
Zachary Qunito another gay star stated
I am smiling big smiles for Ellen Page and bigger smiles for all the young people whose lives will be better because of her…
Kat Dennings had some supportive words to say as well
I’m late in congratulating the wonderful Ellen Page on her beautiful speech. You can see the weight lift off her shoulders. Beyond inspiring
Ellen Page is rad
while Patrick Wilson added
Congratulations, Ellen Page…such a thrilling speech.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson who is gay himself and plays one of the rare gay characters on television said
Love love LOVE Ellen Page & the message she sent out today! What a perfect way to end Valentines Day!