Ellen Page: "Can't believe I get to call this incredible woman my wife"
Ellen Page announces marriage to partner Emma Portner on Instagram! 💍
Congratulations ladies! Ellen Page announced that she'd married partner, dancer and choreographer Emma Portner, on Instagram yesterday with the message: "Can't believe I get to call this extraordinary woman my wife. @emmaportner"
Portner returned the sentiment posting the same image with the message: "I get to call this incredible woman MY WIFE! @ellenpage I LOVE YOU!"
Page's post has been liked almost 200,000 times on Instagram and retweeted almost 4,000 times on Twitter with fans and well-wishers from across the world taking to social media to congratulate the pair.
Congratulations!! 🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉— GLAAD (@glaad) 3 January 2018
Congratulations! Marriage was the making of me. I wish you endless happiness.— Colin Mochrie (@colinmochrie) 3 January 2018
Congratulations on your nuptials 💍 Wishing you two a life full of love and happiness ❤— PETA (@peta) 3 January 2018
congrats 🖖🏽💙🖖🏽— wheatus (@wheatus) 3 January 2018
Congrats 🎊🎈🎉🍾 pic.twitter.com/BPNy5Fta0L— Mia Macy (@MiaMarieMacy) 3 January 2018
Thirty-year-old Page, who's known for her activism, took to social media in November amidst the #MeToo movement to speak out against sexual misconduct in Hollywood. The post was in reference to director Brett Ratner and comments he'd made to her and other women before the filming of X Men: The Last Stand when Page was just 18 years old.
In her widely shared post on Facebook, Page concluded:
"This is a long awaited reckoning. It must be. It’s sad that 'codes of conduct' have to be enforced to ensure we experience fundamental human decency and respect.
"Inclusion and representation are the answer. We’ve learned that the status quo perpetuates unfair, victimizing behavior to protect and perpetuate itself. Don’t allow this behavior to be normalized. Don’t compare wrongs or criminal acts by their degrees of severity. Don’t allow yourselves to be numb to the voices of victims coming forward. Don’t stop demanding our civil rights.
"I am grateful to anyone and everyone who speaks out against abuse and trauma they have suffered. You are breaking the silence. You are revolution."
Congratulations Ellen and Emma!
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