Elliot Page reveals that he has been in a secret relationship with a secret actress for almost two years.
Page wrote in his explosive memoir “Pageboy” that he met the actress he named “Ryan” while shooting a movie and fell “desperately in love”.
“For a change, my partner was more secretive than me,” the “Juno” actor wrote, adding that not even his closest friends knew about the affair.
Page, 36, wrote that he remembers the first time they met at a cafe in Los Angeles at the age of 26.
“She was brilliant – her dress, her smile, the way she pulled her hair from her face… We discussed books, activism, our collective consciousness, and nature’s deep intelligence,” she wrote.
According to the “Umbrella Academy” star, the couple had an extremely secret love affair known only to a handful of people.
“His parents didn’t know,” Page said. “I was the friend who came for Christmas… We never touched the outside, we barely went to dinner. On my phone it was named ‘Ryan’.
Despite the secrecy surrounding their relationship, Page said they managed to “have a lot of fun” and “have discreet but adventurous sex.” On a plane, hidden among the rocks in Joshua Tree National Park, on the rocks just below the Pacific Coast Highway.”
The two also made memorable trips to Nova Scotia and stayed at a friend’s cottage outside of Pugwash.
The “Whip It” star recalled that once while waiting for a connecting flight in the Air Canada lounge, “Ryan” picked up the book Page was reading and “started writing on the back arm, a torrent of love, one of the most beautiful.” The letters I have received.”
However, Page admitted that “there is no sustainable relationship … lying is anxiety, disgust.”
The Canadian-born actor believed that “Ryan” “cannot handle the embarrassment” of being seen as “queer” and broke up with him, causing his “heart to be shattered”.
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Shortly after the couple broke up, Page went to a party and “Ryan” showed up on a male date. Unable to cope, she ran out of the room and pretended to have food poisoning.
“Ryan’s” partner kindly brought some coconut water for Page.
“Of course he had no idea of our history,” he wrote. “It was a kind gesture, but I wanted to take that coconut water and throw it away.”
Eventually Page left distraught watching “Ryan” enjoy a party and “touch his date in a way he could never have done with me…”.
The Oscar nominee wrote about his other relationships, including his one with actress Kate Mara and Olivia Thirlby on the set of “Juno.”
Page isn’t shy about darker issues, including being chased by a maniac who makes transphobic comments and being verbally assaulted by an unnamed A-list actor who says he’ll “fuck” her to prove she’s not the “Inception” star. gay.
The page came out as gay in 2014 and transgender in December 2020.