March 28, 2017  

Ellen Page Feels 'Grateful' After Coming Out as Gay

February 18, 2014 (6:57 am) GMT
The Kitty Pryde of 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' says she's moved by all the support she has received since coming out of the closet.
Ellen Page

has received outporing support from people, including fellow stars, since making her coming out speech last week. The 26-year-old actress later took to Twitter to thank people for the kind words. "Just wanted to take a moment to say how moved I am by all the support. I feel profoundly grateful right now. xxxx," so she wrote on Sunday, February 16.

Page revealed her sexual preference in a speech at a Time to THRIVE conference which took place at Bally's Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on Friday. "I am tired of hiding and I am tired of lying by omission. I suffered for years because I was scared to be out. My spirit suffered, my mental health suffered and my relationships suffered," she explained why she decided to come out of the closet.

Openly gay celebrities , and were among those who have shown their support to Page. also applauded the "" star, "Rivited by @EllenPage's fabulous speech. So honest & funny & articulate. She Shines. Happy Valentines day to ALL."

On Sunday, the "" actress looked happy as she was spotted ordering a coffee at a branch of Starbucks in Montreal. She will be seen reprising her role as Kitty Pryde / Shadowcat in "" which is due May 23.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. First Minute of 'Pretty Little Liars' Season 7B Premiere Lands Online
  2. Kim Kardashian Reacts to Baby No. 3 Bombshell, Says Surrogacy Is Also an Option
  3. Find Out Why Kourtney Kardashian Won't Date a Rapper or Athlete Like Her Sisters
  4. 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Teaser Is Out, Captain America Will Make a Cameo
  5. Report: Kim Kardashian Gets in Top Shape to Prepare for Single Life Without Kanye West
  6. 'The Voice' Battle Round Night 3 Thins the Herd as Some Singers Are Sent Back Home
  7. Jared Padalecki and Wife Welcome Baby Girl - See the First Photo
  8. Scarlett Johansson Talks Dating Again as She Thinks Gordon Ramsay 'Is the Hottest Guy'