First premiering on Netlfix in 2019, The Umbrella Academy has gone to become one of Netflix’s most lucrative properties. Created by Steve Blackman, its stars Elliot Page as Viktor Hargreeves and Tom Hopper as Luther Hargreeves.
Elliot Page has starred in many other projects such as Christopher Nolan’s Inception, Juno, and in X-Men: Days of Future Past as Kitty Pride. Elliot Pagehas found great fame and support while working on the Umbrella Academy where the transition of the character was also done tastefully.
Swiping left or right?
The Umbrella Academy star shared a photo of himself looking at his phone with his co-star Ritu Arya who plays Lila Pitts, the photo was captioned:
“@rituarya guiding me on my first dating app ever.”
Tell him to put on a gotdam shirt. Women aren't trying to see mipples. We swipe left on that
— Tha CRA 😏🤬🖕🏽 (@YoBaeCRA) July 2, 2022
After 18 months of being single, Elliot Page has decided to venture into apps to look for dates. Elliot Page’s personal life has been rather private since his divorce. Considering the growing reluctance of celebrities to keep their personal life public, such as Billie Eilish, this is nothing new.
However, since Elliot Page made the announcement, Internet has questioned the decision, trolling the choice and calling it a mistake
Is he into men or women?
— Authoritychallenger (@Authoritychall1) July 2, 2022
Yeah definitely gonna be a bunch of freaks on that app
— The Blue Crewmate (@crewmate_the) July 2, 2022
But many of her fans and supporters have out against the hate and given a piece of their mind to the people questioning Elliot Page’s decision.
please find a hobby; like being loved by the people around you, or knitting. Anything other than embarrassing yourself on twitter.
— A_Pit_Of_Manically_Depressed_Cheese (@PitCheese) July 2, 2022
I hope he finds love. I know a few people who have.
— Mimi (@miriamjablon) July 2, 2022
Life before dating apps
Elliot Page was married to Emma Porter until their divorce in January 2021. In a statement to People the couple had stated:
“After much thought and careful consideration, we have made the difficult decision to divorce following our separation last summer,” they said at the time. “We have the utmost respect for each other and remain close friends.
In 2020, Emma Porter had come in support of Elliot Page’s announcement of being transgender, by calling Elliot’s existence a gift and stating:
“I also ask for patience and privacy but that you join me in the fervent support of trans life every single day”
With the last episode of Season 3 out on 22nd June, The Umbrella Academy is available to stream on Netflix.