I think they're really well matched."Back in the earliest days of their relationship, De Generes, who's 15 years older than de Rossi, took a "never say never" approach to the two of them having kids.
Instead, they've devote their lives to their various rescue pets (both are dedicated animal lovers; de Rossi went vegan around 2007), and shooting her talk show obviously takes up a hefty amount of Ellen's time. "It challenges you every day." Now a 29-time Daytime Emmy winner, Ellen is, to many, right up there with Oprah Winfreyin terms of no-last-name-needed pop culture titans.
The actress said her eating disorder at that time took the place of her dating life."The thing that kept me company was my eating disorder," she went on.
"It was like a lover, it was like somebody who never ever left me.
I justified it in so many ways," de Rossi told in the summer of 2005.
"Believe me, I had a very, very long and difficult struggle with my sexuality."She revealed that just days beforehand she had come out to the last person on her list, her 98 1/2-year-old grandmother in her native Australia, who initially thought she said "Alan," not "Ellen." magazine, so she was fully aware of how much of a conversation just living one's truth could start."She was so courageous and so loud in '97, and now she is doing something that is more subliminal," de Rossi said admiringly.
A.'s Shrine Auditorium, after which de Rossi's life would never be the same.
So when they reunited at the Big in '04 Awards, that was that., reporting in 2004 that Gregorini was devastated by the sudden breakup, said that de Rossi had moved right in with De Generes two weeks after the award show.) They had also recently bought a 120-acre ranch, de Rossi being an avid horseback rider. She had been in a relationship with photographer Alexandra Hedison for four years when she and de Rossi got together."We were just supposed to be together," Ellen added. I was physically getting sick because I was trying not to say anything. It was really hard to uproot everything."Gregorini admitted to in 2014 that her breakup with de Rossi was "pretty harrowing."She's changing the world, she really is, and it's exciting to be a part of that." She admitted to , "It's hard having a relationship that's public.It's hard living a life that's somewhat public, and hard when you put that life together with someone who is so famous and so loved and admired.They've shared smiley moments on the red carpet, romantic vacations abroad, and sweet selfies.Portia started posting pictures of herself and Ellen after she joined Twitter in September 2014 and Instagram in May 2015, and the results are absolutely adorable.