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Elliot Page After Surgery: No More Feeling 'Panicked'

Trans actor opens up to Oprah Winfrey, 'Vanity Fair'

(Newser) - The 34-year-old actor Elliot Page says he finally feels comfortable in his body "for probably the first time." He sits down with Oprah Winfrey for an episode of Apple TV+'s The Oprah Conversation, to air in full on Friday. In a clip shared with E! News , the...

Elliot Page: Top Surgery Was 'Lifesaving'

Actor gives first interview since coming out as transgender

(Newser) - Elliot Page felt like a boy from childhood, but, upon breaking into the acting industry, he "had to look a certain way," the 34-year-old tells Time in his first interview since coming out as transgender . The extensive cover story, which is worth a read in full, delves into...

Juno Star Elliot Page Seeks Divorce
Elliot Page
Files for
Divorce

Elliot Page Files for Divorce

'Juno' star married Emma Portner three years ago

(Newser) - Three years after marrying Emma Portner, actor Elliot Page has filed for divorce. The contested divorce case was filed Tuesday in Manhattan, Page Six reports. Page, 33, came out as gay in 2014 and transgender last month; Page starred in the film Juno. Portner, 26, is a dancer and choreographer...

Elliot Page Thanks Fans for 'Greatest Gift'

Juno star grateful for outpouring of support since coming out as trans

(Newser) - Elliot Page is thanking his fans for their outpouring of support since he came out as transgender earlier this month. "From the bottom of my heart, thank you," the Juno and Umbrella Academy star wrote in an Instagram post , sharing a selfie. "Your love and support has...

Juno Star: 'I Am Trans, My Name Is Elliot'

Elliot Page was formerly known as Ellen Page

(Newser) - The Academy Award-nominated star of Juno came out as transgender in an Instagram post Tuesday, the CBC reports. "I wanted to share with you that I am trans, my pronouns are he/they, and my name is Elliot," wrote 33-year-old Canadian actor Elliot Page, formerly known as Ellen Page....

Ellen Page Got Secret Married
Ellen Page Got
Secretly Married

Ellen Page Got Secretly Married

She and wife Emma Portner announced their marriage on Instagram

(Newser) - Ellen Page and her girlfriend never even announced an engagement, and now they've apparently gotten secretly married, the New York Daily News reports. "Can't believe I get to call this extraordinary woman my wife," the actress posted on Instagram along with a photo of their hands...

Writer: Rolling Stone Publisher Offered Me Work for Sex

And more allegations in the Hollywood sexual misconduct scandal

(Newser) - In 2005, Rolling Stone co-founder and publisher Jann Wenner invited writer Ben Ryan, then 27, to his office and offered him an assignment for Men's Journal. Later, Ryan tells BuzzFeed, Wenner invited him to his townhouse, made him a drink—and abruptly stuck his tongue in Ryan's mouth....

LAPD Investigating Page's Disturbing Death Threats

An Instagram stalker has threatened to kidnap, kill actress

(Newser) - "I find Ellen and kidnap her and kill her throat and let everyone see it on my Instagram." This unnerving message was just one among many posted to actress Ellen Page’s Instagram page, and now LAPD is getting involved. TMZ reports that detectives obtained a search warrant...

Ellen Page Confronts Ted Cruz on 'Gay Stuff'

Actress debates gay rights and religious freedom with presidential candidate

(Newser) - Here's something you don't see every day: a Hollywood star and a Republican presidential nominee debating gay rights and religious freedom with only a few dozen sizzling pork chops between them. CBS News reports Ellen Page, star of Juno and Inception, interrupted Ted Cruz's pork-related media event...

Juno's Ellen Page: 'I Am Gay'

Actress says she is 'tired of lying by omission'

(Newser) - Actress Ellen Page just raised the bar on coming-out announcements. "I’m here today because I am gay," the 26-year-old said last night during a moving speech at a Human Rights Campaign event in Vegas, reports the Hollywood Reporter . "And because maybe I can make a difference....

Inception: It's 'James Bond on Acid'
  Inception: It's 
  'James Bond on Acid' 
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Inception: It's 'James Bond on Acid'

A visually stunning film about the stuff dreams are made of

(Newser) - Inception, a "James Bond-on-acid" take on dreams and dreaming is being hailed as a sleek, psychedelic summer blockbuster that makes up in daring what it lacks in heart. The critics agree Inception is bound to capture your imagination—and maybe even blow your mind:
  • Elizabeth Weitzman, New York Daily
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The 10 Sexiest Tomboys
 The 10 Sexiest Tomboys 

The 10 Sexiest Tomboys

Amelia Earhart was just the first of many

(Newser) - In honor of Amelia’s celebration of the tough girl, James Brady Ryan of Nerve takes a look at the top 10 sexy tomboys onscreen and off:
  • Nancy McKeon as Jo Polniaczek, The Facts of Life: Her entrance (on a motorcycle) and eventual career choice (police officer) speak for
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Juno's Ellen Page to Write Comedy for HBO

She'll team up with Alia Shawkat, Sean Tillman

(Newser) - Ellen Page is expanding her horizons: the Juno and Whip It star will write and produce Stitch N’ Bitch, a new comedy for HBO. Page is collaborating with Arrested Development’s Alia Shawkat and Sean Tillman, also known as the musician Har Mar Superstar. The comedy centers on two hipster...

For What It Is, Whip It Works
 For What It Is, Whip It Works 
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For What It Is, Whip It Works

Barrymore is a revelation—as a director

(Newser) - Drew Barrymore's Whip It isn't a revelation, but fans of the aspirational sports comedy/drama probably won't do better this season, critics forecast:
  • The film is "hard to mock and easy to like." Though it won't "change the way you think about movies, roller derby or the relations
...

From Juno to Jane Eyre
 From Juno to Jane Eyre  

From Juno to Jane Eyre

Oscar nominee Page set to portray classic heroine in BBC adaptation

(Newser) - Indie film's newest sweetheart is set to play one of Britain's oldest, Variety reports. Ellen Page has signed up to tackle the title role in a new BBC Film adaptation of the Charlotte Bronte classic, Jane Eyre. The Canadian actress, who earned an Academy Award nomination for her performance in...

People Not Smart Enough
 People Not Smart Enough 
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People Not Smart Enough

Critics say indie romantic comedy needs an IQ test

(Newser) - Critics like the big-name actors in family serio-comedy Smart People —especially Dennis Quaid, who stars as a cranky professor with much to learn about people—but think they might have been smarter to choose a different script. Screenwriter Mark Jude Poirier "is aiming for Scrabulous dialogue but his...

Juno Scores at Spirit Awards
Juno Scores at Spirit Awards

Juno Scores at Spirit Awards

Film picks up 3 awards, along with The Savages , I'm Not There

(Newser) - Little-indy-that-could Juno won big at today’s Independent Spirit Awards, netting best actress for its star Ellen Page, best first script for writer Diablo Cody, and best feature film, the Los Angeles Times reports. The awards show, which honors only films made for less than $20 million, has drawn casually...

Juno Barbs Prompt Protests
Juno Barbs Prompt Protests

Juno Barbs Prompt Protests

Adoptive parents hurt by 'iPod scene'

(Newser) - Angry viewers are lobbying to axe "hurtful" lines from the trailer of quirky adoption flick Juno before showing it at the Oscars, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. The offending scene—televised at the Golden Globes—has the title character quipping the Chinese "give away babies like free iPods....

Fool's Gold Shines at Box Office
Fool's Gold Shines at Box Office

Fool's Gold Shines at Box Office

Roscoe Jenkins takes second and Hannah Montana drops to third

(Newser) - Movie fans valued Fool’s Gold at $22 million this weekend and made the Matthew McConaughey-Kate Hudson pic tops at the box office, Variety reports. The Martin Lawrence vehicle Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins debuted in second with $17.1 million, and last week’s surprise flick, Hannah Montana, dropped from...

National Treasure Stays in Top Spot

Juno surprises, taking close 3rd to I Am Legend

(Newser) - National Treasure: Book of Secrets glowed in top spot for a third straight weekend as quirky Juno scored a startling third, almost neck-and-neck with mega-hit I Am Legend. Juno banked an estimated $16.2M and expanded to 1,952 theaters in its fifth week, a near-record run for a specialty...

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