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Ellen Page hits red carpet with girlfriend Samantha Thomas: ‘I’m in love’

Joseph McCormick September 14, 2015

Ellen Page and her girlfriend Samantha Thomas hit the red carpet at this film festival, and the actress had some big news.

The Freeheld actress-come-LGBT rights activist, took to the red carpet at the Toronto International Film Festival.

TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 13: Actress Ellen Page (R) and Samantha Thomas attend the "Freeheld" premiere during the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival at Roy Thomson Hall on September 13, 2015 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Beaming, she told E! “I’m in love”.

She went on to say: “Walking down the carpet holding my girlfriend’s hand is pretty special.” Page added: “It’s pretty awesome.”

She recently opened up about playing her first openly gay character since coming out herself.

 

Freeheld is based on the true story of New Jersey police officer Laurel Hester – played by Julianne Moore – and Hester’s battle while terminally ill to make sure her partner Stacie Andree – who is played by Page – receives survivor pension benefits, as their relationship wasn’t recognised.

Page this week hit out at two of the Republicans running to be President – branding them “homophobic people”.

TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 13: Actress Ellen Page (R) and Samantha Thomas attend the "Freeheld" premiere during the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival at Roy Thomson Hall on September 13, 2015 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

 

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