The Umbrella Academy star Elliot Page has opened up about writing his upcoming memoir Pageboy. Back in February 2022, the 36-year-old talent revealed that he was working book detailing his rise to fame and eye-opening journey as a trans man. “The memoir will delve into Page’s relationship with his body, his experiences as one of the most famous trans people in the world, and will cover mental health, assault, love, relationships, sex, and the cesspool that Hollywood can be,” the book synopsis reads (per The Associated Press).
With the highly anticipated memoir set for release on 6 June, Page opened up to People about writing the deeply personal piece of work. “I didn’t think I could write a book.
Books, particularly memoirs, have really shifted my life, offered me inspiration, comfort, been humbling, all of those things,” he explained. “And I think this period of not just hate, about our healthcare, it felt like the right time.
Trans and queer stories are so often picked apart, or worse, universalized. “So… I just sat down, and it came out, and I just didn’t stop.