Actor Elliot Page has filed for divorce from spouse Emma Portner, new court docket data present.
The 33-year-old “Juno” star — who not too long ago got here out as transgender — filed for a contested divorce Tuesday in Manhattan Supreme Court docket.
“After a lot thought and cautious consideration, now we have made the troublesome resolution to divorce following our separation final summer time,” the pair mentioned in a joint assertion. “We’ve got the utmost respect for one another and stay shut associates.”
Portner, 26, knowledgeable dancer and choreographer, had publicly supported Page’s popping out final 12 months, saying she was “so proud.”
“Trans, queer and non-binary individuals are a present to this world,” Portner mentioned in an Instagram publish from Dec. 1. “I additionally ask for endurance & privateness however that you simply be a part of me within the fervent help of trans life each single day. Elliot’s existence is a present in and of itself. Shine on candy E. Love you a lot.”
The divorce comes simply three years after the pair married in January 2018.
Page and Portner — each Canadian-born — have been very public about their love for one another, together with as soon as posing topless and kissing one another in a June 2019 Instagram publish captioned, “HAPPY PRIDE!!! Sending love.”
And after they tied the knot, each Page and Portner celebrated their nuptials on Instagram.
Page — who got here out as homosexual in February 2014 — mentioned within the more moderen announcement: “I can’t start to precise how exceptional it feels to lastly love who I’m sufficient to pursue my genuine self.
“I really like that I’m trans. And I really like that I’m queer. And the extra I maintain myself shut and totally embrace who I’m, the extra I dream, the extra my coronary heart grows and the extra I thrive.”