Elliot Page, the star formerly known as Ellen Page, publicly came out as transgender on social media on Dec. 1. In a lengthy statement on Instagram and Twitter, the "Juno" star wrote, "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." Elliot said he finally loves his "authentic self" but admits to being "scared of the invasiveness, the hate, the 'jokes' and of violence." The "Umbrella Academy" star added, "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." Following Elliot's personal reveal, many in Hollywood showed their support. Click through to see who applauded the brave decision to come out…
"Sending love to my friend, @TheElliotPage. You inspire me with your strength, courage and honesty." –Ellen DeGeneres
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"I am so proud of @elliotpage. Trans, queer and non-binary people are a gift to this world. I also ask for patience & privacy but that you join me in the fervent support of trans life every single day. Elliot's existence is a gift in and of itself. Shine on sweet E. Love you so much." –Elliot's wife, Emma Portner
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"Thanks Elliot for sharing your journey with the world. Yours is a voice that needs to be heard, to encourage and educate us all." –Ian McKellen
"Thank you @TheElliotPage. This is one of the most powerful messages I have ever read. I love that I am trans too" –Jazz Jennings
Kim Kardashian West replied commented with three heart emojis.
"🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹" –Natalie Portman
"I love you Elliot and I'm so happy for you." –Julianne Moore
"Sending you love and strength!" –Janet Mock
"I love you Elliot. ❤️" –Laura Linney
"Elliot rules!" —Miley Cyrus
"I've never met Elliot Page, tho I've been at events & shyly waved. I've been a huge fan ever since 'Juno' and – in real life – get nervous around people I adore. So I've just enjoyed his work – films & docs – from afar. Next time I'm not only saying hi, I'm saying 'Thank you.'" –Ross Mathews
Kate Mara responded to Elliot Page's reveal with a heart emoji.
"Sending you ALL the love and support Elliot," Anna Paquin said, later adding, "Elliot is a warrior and treasure of a human being."
"You are so loved and admired Elliot" –Lena Dunham
"I've been a fan of Elliot's for a very long time and am excited to see him continue his fantastic work in the years to come." –Kumail Nanjiani
"Love love love you x" –Ruby Rose
Dan Levy commented with three heart emojis.
"Love you Elliot! … Big congratulations to Elliot. This is amazing. It's going to mean so much to so many people in the world." –Jameela Jamil
"You're loved" –Nyle DiMarco
"Sending you love and support!" –Patricia Arquette
"Love you, Elliot. We're lucky to have you and your voice and your heart and your fight in this world." –Amber Tamblyn
"Thank you for this, Elliot." —Alyssa Milano
"Elliot, I love you, am proud of you, and admire you. Please keep being a beacon of courage, compassion, and strength for all of us." –James Gunn
"WE LOVE YOU ELLIOT!" –filmmaker Jason Reitman
America Ferrera commented with three heart emojis.
"Wishing you every blessing and happiness as you begin your new adventure dear Elliot!! How great!" –Mia Farrow
"Profound love and admiration for you @TheElliotPage!! Your strength, bravery and activism – not to mention all the art you contribute to this earth – is truly special. Thank you for being so open about your journey and for fighting so hard to make the world a better place." –Tegan and Sara
Kat Dennings responded with a heart emoji.
"ELLIOT We love you. I love you. Take all the time and space." –Indya Moore
"Ugly Better" star Michael Urie responded with celebratory emojis.
Clea DuVall responded with four heart emojis.
"A heartthrob is a heartthrob. Elliot you are beautiful. Sending you all the love and peace." –Megan Rapinoe
"I [heart] you Elliot." –Olivia Munn
"Good for him. Welcome" –Eddie Izzard
"We love you, Elliot" –Adam Rippon
"Elliot, I'm so proud of you, and even prouder to call you family. All the love" — "The Umbrella Academy" co-star Tom Hopper
"Welcome to your next great adventure" –Lucy Lawless
"Nice to meet you Elliot!" –Tess Holliday
"This is exciting and I can't wait to see what's next." –Allison Tolman
"Love," Katie Maloney-Schwartz wrote alongside three heart emojis.