Ellen Page Lashes Out At The Queen, But Why?
The actress isn't happy with the New Year's honours list that was revealed recently...
The Queen isn't usually at the centre of Hollywood headlines, but since Ellen Page decided to speak up to her on Twitter she's been at the centre of attention.
The Juno actress, who came out while giving a speech last year, was not happy with the decision to award an MBE in the New Year's Honours list to a Northern Irish Politician, who once blamed Hurricane Katrina and AIDS on LGBT people.
Maurice Mills stands for the Democratic Unionist Party in Ballymena, and was recognised for his "services to local government".
— Ellen Page (@EllenPage) January 5, 2015
This news soon reached across the pond, which sparked Ellen to post a link to a Vice article about the honour along with a picture of the Queen and the words "F*** that".
Maurice is said to have also blamed gay people for Aids, claiming: “This abominable and filthy practice of sodomy has resulted in the great continent of Africa being riddled with Aids.”