Elliot Page recalls the 'famous a**hole' who told him being gay 'doesn't exist' trends now
Elliot Page has recalled the 'famous a**hole' who told him being gay 'doesn't exist' at a party in Los Angeles back in 2014.
The person was an actor who Page referred to as an 'acquaintance', but his name was never revealed in the book.
In an excerpt obtained by People, Page recalled being told by the actor: 'You aren't gay. That doesn't exist. You are just afraid of men.'
Then, Page claims the actor told him: 'I'm going to f**k you to make you realize you aren't gay.'
'It's very awful': Elliot Page has recalled the 'famous a**hole' who told him being gay 'doesn't exist' at a party in Los Angeles back in 2014
Several days later, Page ran into the actor at the gym. 'I don't have a problem with gay people I swear,' the actor insisted.
'I think you might,' Page replied.
While Page said he was 'purposely not sharing his name', he said the interaction was witnessed by many people at the party. 'But he will hear about this and know it's him.'
Page included this particular story in the book to shine a light on the realities of what the LGBTQ+ community routinely face.
'I've had some version of that happen many times throughout my life. A lot of queer and trans people deal with it incessantly. These moments that we