Watch Ellen Page 'come out' on 'SNL' in 2008

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Ellen Page came out in an inspiring, emotional Valentine's Day speech in Las Vegas on Friday.

But it actually wasn't the first time Page publicly addressed rumors about her sexuality. Hosting "Saturday Night Live" in 2008, she poked fun at the speculation in a sketch while recounting a Melissa Etheridge concert to her boyfriend, played by "SNL's" Andy Samberg.

“It was so inspiring!" Page said upon returning home from the concert. "And then the Indigo Girls came out and I was like, 'Ahhh!' 'Ahhh!'

"And then Ellen DeGeneres did this bit about being in the closet when she was young and I was like, 'Ahhh!'" Page continued. "And it was so funny and so true, and I didn’t know what to do with myself because I felt so free.”

"Did you go gay at that concert?" Samberg asked Page.

"Gay? No," Page replied. "I just feel like an oil lamp that’s never been lit. And now I’m finally burning bright with sister fire! Oh god, there were all these cute short haircuts and wearable art and I don't care that I didn't have any makeup on. And everyone just smelled so good! And I was like, 'Ahhh!'"

Watch Page's entire Valentine's Day speech below.