Ellen Page Comes Out: An Outpouring of Support on Twitter

UPDATED 02/15/2014 at 07:40 PM EST Originally published 02/15/2014 at 01:40 PM EST

Ellen Page Comes Out as Gay: Celebrities Tweet Support
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Celebrities are showing Ellen Page that all you need is love.

Following her surprise announcement that she is gay while addressing the audience at the Time to THRIVE conference in Las Vegas on Friday, Twitter immediately started buzzing as Hollywood stormed social media to offer its support to the 26-year-old Oscar-nominated actress.

And their overwhelming outpouring of love didn't go unnoticed. According to Twitter analytics released by Topsy, "Ellen Page" has been Tweeted more than 192,000 times since her announcement.

Page heard the positive response, retweeting several supporters on her Twitter page and even responding to actress Kate Mara's sweet proposal. "Hey @EllenPage...Be my Valentine?" Mara wrote, to which Page replied, "Yes please."



Mara wasn't the only one to shower the Juno star with praise: Ricky Martin, Mia Farrow, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and more Tweeted out encouraging messages. Here's a round-up of what the stars are saying.



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