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Actress Ellen Page reveals she is gay to audience

15 February 2014 Last updated at 19:10 GMT

Actress Ellen Page, who starred as a pregnant teenager in Juno in 2006, has declared she is gay.

"I am tired of hiding and I am tired of lying by omission," she told an audience in Las Vegas on Friday.

The 26-year-old actress said she felt "a personal obligation and a social responsibility" to come out.