Elliot Page shares he is trans: best celeb responses, from Miley Cyrus to Ellen DeGeneres

Hugh Jackman tweeted: "I applaud your courage and authenticity."


Elliot Page, the actor known for roles in films like Juno and Inception, yesterday announced he is trans - and countless celebrities have rushed to voice their support.

The Umbrella Academy star [pictured above in the Netflix show] shared the update in a moving post on Instagram, saying: "“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."

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"Love you so much elliot"

Elliot's partner Emma Portner led the charge in the comments, saying: "love you so much elliot."

Also commenting underneath the post was 'Midnight Sky' singer Miley Cyrus, who said: "Elliot rules!"

Orange Is the New Black star Ruby Rose added "Love love love you x", as Pose's Indya Moore chimed in "Love you Elliot!" and Still, Alice star Julianne Moore said: "I love you Elliot and I’m so happy for you."

True Blood's Anna Paquin said: "And just to save some time to EVERYONE who is being hateful/transphobic/homophobic YOU CAN ALL FUCK OFF. Elliot is a Fucking warrior and treasure of a human being."

Meanwhile, a comment from the official Umbrella Academy account reads: "so proud of our superhero!! WE LOVE YOU ELLIOT!!!"

"You inspire me"

Over on Twitter, chat show queen Ellen DeGeneres said: "Sending love to my friend, @TheElliotPage. You inspire me with your strength, courage and honesty."

The Greatest Showman's Hugh Jackman said: " fully support @TheElliotPage. I applaud your courage and authenticity. Much love HJ."

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