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Ellen Page announces she is gay

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Hollywood actress Ellen Page announced she's gay in a very public way.

The "Juno" star broke the news during an emotional speech Friday in Las Vegas.

"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 relationship suffered" she said.

Page made the announcement at the Time to Thrive Conference, which promotes issues in the gay community.

After her announcement, social media exploded with messages of support.

Actress Mia farrow tweeted:

“Beautiful, eloquent speech!! We love you @Ellen page.”

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