An Interview Featuring Actress Ellen Page Blaming President Donald Trump And Vice President Mike Pence For The “hate” That Led To The Hoax Attack Against Empire Star Jussie Smollett Has Amassed Over 18 Million Views.
Appearing on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last month, the actress took particular aim at Pence over his long-held opposition to same-sex marriage.
“The vice president of America wishes I didn’t have the love with my wife,” Ellen Page explained. “If you are in a position of power and you hate people, and you want to cause suffering to them, you go through the trouble, you spend your career trying to cause suffering, what do you think is going to happen? Kids are going to be abused and they’re going to kill themselves, and people are going to be beaten on the street.”
The 31-year-old, who came out as a lesbian in 2014, also blasted the media for questioning Smollett’s version of events.
“I have traveled the world and I have met the most marginalized people you could meet. I am lucky to have this time and the privilege to say this,” she said tearfully. “This needs to fucking stop.” – READ MORE