Police issue search warrant after Juno star Ellen Page receives Twitter death threats
08:29 GMT, 6 August 2012
Death threats: Police have issued Twitter with a search warrant after Ellen Page received death threats on the site
Police are investigating after Juno star Ellen Page received death threats on Twitter.
The Los Angeles police department has sent a search warrant to the site demanding information after the actress received multiple threatening tweets back in June.
The messages, which have since been deleted, threatened to 'murder' Page.
'I'm going to murder Ellen Page. She's dead,' said one.
Accroding to the search warrant, seen by website TMZ,
another said: 'Ellen Page if you continue to date Alexander [Skarsgard]
I will K-1-L-L you in public in the next year… Be it in a club, at a
game, in a restaurant, or when you're signing autographs.'
to the department a 'worrying' phone call was also made to the
non-profit organisation behind the LA Film Festival, which was hosting
the premiere of the 25-year-old's new film.
Candy star Ellen and True Blood star Alexander, 35, met when they
starred together in upcoming film The East, which they filmed over
Threat: Page and co-star Alexander Skarsgard in June, the tweets referred to the True Blood star
alongside Patricia Clarkson, Julia Ormond, Shiloh Fernandez and Brit
Marling in the thriller, about a contract worker who is tasked with
infiltrating an anarchist group, only to find herself falling for its
The two were
seen together watching the LA Kings at the Stanley Cup final in Los
Angeles in June, but have not confirmed they are an item.