Portia de rossi dating ellen
August 2008 - Present After dating for four years, Ellen De Generes and Portia de Rossi were married in August, 2008, before the controversial Prop 8 (which illegalized same-sex marriage) passed in November.
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.
It's also real exciting."After dating Anne Hechefor a few headline-making years, De Generes first met de Rossi in 2000.
The actress recalled to , "I really never stopped thinking about her, because I just haven't felt that kind of energy with anyone in my life.
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.