Elliot Page and Emma Portner are getting divorced, Fox News can confirm.
The couple confirmed the news through their representative on Tuesday.
“After much thought and careful consideration, we have made the difficult decision to divorce after our separation last summer,” the statement said. “We have the utmost respect for each other and remain close friends.”
The pair married in January 2018 and 26-year-old dancer Portner supported Page 33, when she appeared as a transgender in December.
The ‘UMBRELLA ACADEMY’ STAR ELLIOT page, known forever as the ELLEN page, comes as transgender
“I’m so proud of @elliotpage. Trans, queer and non-binary people are a gift to this world. I also ask for patience and privacy, but you support me every single day in the fervent support of Trans Life “Elliot’s existence. A gift in itself. Shine on sweet I love you so much,” Portner posted at the time.
While Page’s statement at the time read, “Hi guys, I want to share with you that I am trans, my pronouns are that / they and my name is Elliot. I feel lucky to write this. To come here For. At this place in my life. “
Page – the fame of “Juno” and “Umbrella Academy” – also reflected his gratitude for the support he received while joining this new chapter.
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“I feel that I owe a lot of gratitude to the incredible people who have supported me during this journey. I can’t begin to express how good it feels to finally be able to push my authentic self forward Enough to raise. “
He continued, “I am inspired by so many people in the trans community. Thank you for your courage, your generosity and your continued work to make this world a more inclusive and compassionate place. All the support I can and continue. Will keep. ” To strive for more love and equal society. “
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Page publicly appeared as gay to teachers and counselors at a conference in Las Vegas who work with gay youth in 2014.
Fox News’ Melissa Roberto contributed to this report.