EntertainmentElliot Page's bold confession: Intimate on-set romance during "Juno"

Elliot Page's bold confession: Intimate on‑set romance during "Juno"

Elliot Page had a hot romance on the set of "Juno" before transitioning.
Elliot Page had a hot romance on the set of "Juno" before transitioning.
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Ignacy Węgrzyn
4:34 AM EST, November 9, 2023

In his autobiography, Elliot Page revisits his time filming “Juno”, a time before he transitioned. He confessed to having a romantic relationship with a co-star during the filming of this iconic movie.

Elliot Page is hailed as one of the most talented actors of his generation. Launching his acting career at just 10 years old, Page has built an impressive portfolio of productions, earning numerous accolades along the way. In recent times, Elliot has also been in the spotlight due to his personal life, revealing in 2020 that he is transgender.

Prior to his transition, Elliot was publicly known as Ellen Page. In 2007, under this name, he delivered one of his most notable performances in the film "Juno". He portrayed a self-assured teenager who discovers she is pregnant, earning him an Oscar and Golden Globe nomination for best leading actress. Not only was "Juno" a high point in his acting career, but it also played a crucial role in him understanding his identity. He formed a close relationship with a fellow actress during this period.

Elliot Page's surprising on-set romance during 'Juno' filming

In his autobiographical work, "Pageboy", Elliot Page sincerely discusses his experiences with exploring his gender identity. An undeniable pivotal point in his life was while he was filming "Juno". He reminisces about the set where he met Olivia Thirlby, who played his best friend. In his book, Page sheds light on the instant chemistry he developed with Thirlby and reveals her to be his first female partner.

"It was one of the first times when I experienced orgasm, when I really opened up. We were having sex almost everywhere - her hotel room, our trailers at work, even once in a small, private room at a restaurant. What were we thinking? Being intimate with Olivia helped me overcome shame," he confessed.

Page admits he felt "embarrassingly shy" around Olivia as she was more sexually expressive and experienced. Despite the sparks between them, their relationship remained under wraps because most people assumed they were just friends, hence it was easy for them to keep their affair secret.

Elliot Page
Elliot Page© Getty Images
Elliot Page
Elliot Page© Getty Images
Elliot Page
Elliot Page© Getty Images
"Juno" Ellen Page, Olivia Thirlby
"Juno" Ellen Page, Olivia Thirlby© Getty Images
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