Elliot Page is opening up about what it was like for him after he announced coming out as transgender. In an interview with, the star was asked what the reaction was like to his transition when he made the announcement back in December 2020.The 35-year-old actor said he didn't expect the news «to be so big» but «in terms of the actual quality of the response, it was actually what» he expected.«Love and support from so many people and hatred and cruelty and vitriol from so many others,» he told the men's magazine. «I came out as gay in 2014, and it's different.
Transphobia is just so, so extreme. The hatred and the cruelty is so much more incessant.»Page then proceeded to give an example of a time in L.A.
when a man, out of nowhere, went on an expletive-laced and homophobic tirade.«This really big dude, less than an arm's length away, was just screaming at me, 'You f****t!
Don't look at me! You f****t, f****t!' I couldn't even just go, like, 'I'm not looking at you,'» Page explained. «It was the one time I'd left the hotel that whole day.