Ellen Page may be tiny and adorable and Canadian, but that doesn't mean anyone can just take her face willy-nilly.
That's what the video game "The Last of Us" apparently did. The main character in that game, "Ellie," bears a striking resemblance to Ellen, who is not pleased, since the game creators did it without her permission. "I guess I should be flattered that they ripped off my likeness, but I am actually acting in a video game called 'Beyond Two Souls,' so it was not appreciated," she wrote in her Reddit AMA.
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The "Last of Us" team have since revised the character's appearance, according to Kotaku. The game designers claim it was to make her a better fit with the actress who actually voices her, but many speculate it's to distance her from the pissed-off Ellen.
Page recently spoke to Metro about how she prepared for her role in the eco-thriller "The East." "I studied permaculture, design and eco-village development at a place called Lost Valley in Oregon with a lot of people who had the same philosophy — strictly freegan,” she says.
It’s a way of life she thinks about daily. “Every morning when I wake up and open my eyes I am unwillingly oppressing a lot of people and the environment to live in the privilege that I have — that we all have living in this area of the world. Not that everyone in this area of the world experiences that. And that’s a hard thing,” she explains. “I think that is something a lot of people are dealing with right now and it is hard to know if running away to the woods and becoming a freegan is the best choice, or do we stay in the infrastructure we’ve inherited and do our best to create positive change? I don’t necessarily know the answer. Maybe I’m just being a selfish jerk.”