Celebrities React to Ellen Page’s Coming Out Statement

12:14 PM EST 2/18/2014 by Virginia Favis, Celebeat Reporter

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Ellen Page is getting a lot of support from her fellow celebrities after coming out on Valentine's Day. The actress said she was gay during a speech at the Human Rights Campaign's Time to THRIVE Conference on Friday in Las Vegas, according to NY Daily News.

"I am tired of hiding and I am tired of lying by omission," she told the audience.

"I am here today because I am gay," she said, which prompted a standing ovation.

She continued: "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 with all of you on the other side of that pain."

After she came out, lot of stars has sent their support to the young actress.

"We love you @ellenpage !!"  Lance Bass tweeted.

"Beautiful, eloquent speech!! We love you @ellenpage," tweeted Mia Farrow.

"Props to @EllenPage for helping so many people through their daily struggles by courageously leading by example and coming out on V Day!" tweeted Emile Hirsch.

"Congrats @EllenPage for sharing your Light, integrity and truth with us all. Both onscreen and off. I have great admiration for you," tweeted Jaime King.

Anna Kendrick (@AnnaKendrick47) tweeted: Mad mad mad mad mad mad crazy love and praise for @EllenPage today. Congrats to you, you light, talent, and beauty.

Ricky Martin (@ricky_martin)  also supported the young actress: Very beautiful Ellen Page!!! IM very happy for you!!! You are free! http://t.co/F3upFobC7g ... http://t.co/uHep8tPTmO

Kate Mara tweeted: "Hey @EllenPage...Be my Valentine? #respect" Page answered via her Twitter account with: "yes please."

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