Stars line up to support Page for coming out

Stars line up to support Page for coming out

Anna Kendrick and many other stars have sent messages of praise to Ellen Page for coming out.

The 'Inception' star announced she is gay on Friday, prompting many to show their love and appreciation for her brave move.

Anna - who starred alongside Ellen in 'Juno' - congratulated Page on Twitter.

Ricky Martin - who famously came out over the intent in 2010 - added his congrats.

Actress Evan Rachel Wood and reality TV star Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi also congratulated Ellen, as did former *N Sync star Lance Bass.

Ellen made her announcement at Human Rights Campaign's Time to Thrive event in Las Vegas, Nevada with a passionate statement.

She said: "I'm here today because I'm gay. And because maybe I can make a difference - to help others have an easier and more hopeful time."

"...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. And I'm standing here today, with all of you, on the other side of all that pain."

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