After six women have come forward to accuse director Brett Ratner of sexual assault, actress Ellen Page has stepped forward to accuse Brett of not just harassment — but outing her in front of the entire ‘X-Men’ set.
In a Facebook post on Friday, actress Ellen Page said Ratner made sexual and homophobic comments to her while she was working with him on the 2006 film “X-Men: The Last Stand.”
“I was eighteen years old,” Page, who is now 30, wrote. “He looked at a woman standing next to me, ten years my senior, pointed to me and said: ‘You should f— her to make her realize she’s gay.'”
“He ‘outed’ me with no regard for my well-being, an act we all recognize as homophobic,” Page continued. “I proceeded to watch him on set say degrading things to women.”
Page made further allegations in the Facebook post describing an incident in which she said she was pressured to wear a “Team Ratner” shirt with others present. Page said she declined and said, “I am not on your team.”
Page added she was later admonished for refusing Ratner. “I was being reprimanded,” she wrote. “Yet he was not being punished nor fired for the blatantly homophobic and abusive behavior we all witnessed.”
“True Blood” actress Anna Paquin, who also starred in “X-Men: The Last Stand,” tweeted her support for Page, saying she was there when the alleged comment was made.
You can read Ellen’s full post below.