Ellen Page Criticizes Chris Pratt For Attending Church Opposed To LGBT Rights

Ellen Page and Chris Pratt

'Oh. K. Um. But his church is infamously anti lgbtq so maybe address that too?' she quipped to her millions of followers. Full stop. Sending love to all'.

Pratt attends the celebrity-attended Hillsong Church, and mentioned that he "was inspired by my pastor, we do it, it's kind of like our Lent, you know, give something up", he told Colbert.

'I did it through my church, ' he said.

He further said for 21 days he had no meat, no sugar, and no alcohol.

The Lego Movie 2 star attends Zoe Church, according to The New York Times, which has links with Hillsong Church, a Pentecostal congregation founded in Australia by anti-gay marriage pastor Brian Houston.

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Page's emotional speech about the current administration's disregard for LGBTQ safety and humanity left Colbert and the audience speechless, closing with the impassioned words, "This needs to fucking stop".

And now, actress Ellen Page, known for voicing opinions on vital issues, searched her not for her spiritual beliefs but for attending a church that has regressive beliefs about the LGBTQ population. Justin Bieber and his wife, Hailey, as well as Selena Gomez and many members of the Kardashian family have also been seen at the church.

In 2015, the NY branch's leader, Carl Lentz, came under fire for saying that homosexuality is a sin and that a day member could never hold a leadership position.

"Everyone is welcome at Hillsong church except for known predators, those who are disruptive, or those who have adversarial agendas", he said, adding that gay people are welcomed at the church but can not pursue a leadership role.

"If you are in a position of power and you hate people, and you want to cause suffering to them - you go through the trouble, you spend your career trying to cause suffering". And they are going through a really wonderful journey called life. "What do you think is going to happen?"

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