Actress Ellen Page's Message for Hollywood

Actress Ellen Page revealed she is gay and speaks of her personal journey in Hollywood.
3:00 | 02/15/14

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Emotional and great moment from a young actress once nominated for an Oscar she revealed she's gay but she went much further describing the pressures of Hollywood. -- image can -- ball right down to what was said about her sweat pants here tonight ABC's -- -- And I am here today because I and that bold statement from Hollywood actress Ellen Page still moving her audience and rising to their feet. -- -- Maybe I can make a difference with tears in her eyes the 26 year old actress spoke for eight minutes I suffered for years because I was scared to be out page telling the group of 600 counselors and teachers at this conference on LG BTQ year. She struggled here I am. An actress. Rep -- at least in some sense an industry that. Places crushing standards on all of us now. Karen is her breakout role in the 2007 movie Juno. In which he played a pregnant teenager earned the young actress an Oscar nomination she says she's tired of Hollywood standards and scrutiny. And sometimes it's the little insignificant stuff that military down. But other day a website ran an article with a picture of me wearing sweat pants on the way to the -- And the writer asked. Why does this petite beauty insist upon dressing like a massive man. Because I'd like to be comfortable. The movie stars -- -- day she stands on the other side of the pain Al and proud. A Deedee -- ABC news San Francisco.

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