Celebs Tweet Encouragement for Ellen Page

Posted Saturday February 15, 2014 1:58 PM GMT

As the news spreads about Ellen Page coming out on Valentine's Day, many of her famous friends are voicing their support.

At the Time to THRIVE conference, the "Juno" star told the audience, "I'm here today because I am gay, and because maybe I can make a difference. To help others have an easier and more hopeful time."

Afterwards, the 26-year-old actress tweeted, "Thank you @HRC and everyone for all the love and support. X."

Check out what some of Ellen's colleagues and supporters are saying on Twitter about her announcement.

Lance Bass: "I just watched Ellen Page come out! Wow! What a speech! Congrats!! #HRC #TimeToThrive."

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

Ricky Martin: "Very beautiful Ellen Page!!! IM very happy for you!!! You are free!"

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

Jesse Tyler Ferguson: "Love love LOVE @EllenPage & the message she sent out today! What a perfect way to end Valentines Day!"

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