Ellen degeneres dating portia rossi
She said she had been flipping through a tabloid that put on its cover that her marriage was crumbling, only to find that article ripped out.
"I will never know what's tearing my marriage apart," she quipped. It's what anyone experiences when you find that person that gets you, wants to take care of you, wants the best for you.
And she has at least three more seasons of But though they didn't have kids, another milestone that De Generes had hoped for in 2005 did come to pass: On May 15, 2008, after the California Supreme Court struck down a law blocking gay marriage as unconstitutional, De Generes announced on the air that they were planning to tie the knot. 16, 2008, at their Beverly Hills estate, both wearing Zac Posen for their big day.
Now Ellen is, to many, right up there with Oprah Winfreyin terms of no-last-name-needed pop culture titans.
And she's become a bit of a real estate tycoon: She and de Rossi have flipped more than a dozen Southern California properties, including a million mansion in Los Angeles that they sold for million to Napster co-founder Sean Parker in 2014—six months after buying it for million.
Earlier this year they bought a Bali-inspired home in Montecito for million; and listed a beach house they owned in Carpinteria for two years for million (it sold in July for million), a Beverly Hills home they owned for six months for close to million, and, per reported in June that they bought Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo's renovated 10,000-square-foot Beverly Hills mansion for .5 million.
But she herself would change the subject when interviewers asked if she was gay.
She didn't talk about that part of her private life at all, at least not publicly, until she was with Ellen."I was thinking, Well, the people who need to know I'm gay know, and I'm somehow living by example by continuing on with my career and having a full, rich life, and I am incidentally gay, but it's not a big political platform.
These words were life-changing to us then, and they mean just as much now," De Generes captioned one post."10 years ago today, Ellen and I were married," de Rossi wrote in another.Well, neither of their lives would ever be the same, because they've been together ever since, but de Rossi emerged like a butterfly from her chrysalis, slowly but surely and star hadn't been avoiding relationships with women, not since her 1999 divorce from Mel Metcalfe, anyway.(The Australian actress says she married him for the green card, but in the end she couldn't bring herself to take advantage of their "great, caring relationship.") In fact, she was in a relationship with writer and filmmaker Francesca Gregorini when she met De Generes.I've never really talked about it, and, I want to be respectful to all the players, and, to be honest, I've definitely made my peace—Portia and I are friends, I'm friends with Ellen.""Everything turned out as it was meant to," Gregorini added, "but it definitely, at the time, it was a very harrowing experience, because heartbreak is harrowing.Any breakup is just awful, but then to be dragged through the press, while it's happening, in real time, it's definitely not a picnic. I definitely went down for the count, for a couple months there, but, it definitely gave me a resolve to pick myself up, and make something of myself, and my life..."We were meant to be together for that point in time, and, and then not, and I think she's found a great partner for her.