The Arrested Development star opened up about her decision to come out in on The Conversation With Amanda De Cadenetsaying she considered it "strange" to be gay at the time, mostly because she didn't know of any other high profile, notable lesbians that were "out" at the time. I don't have to, I don't need to, I just shut down the emotional life. The year-old actress said things got "really bad" for her while she was working on Ally McBeal and she "had to hide her sexuality.
By Daily Mail Reporter. Portia de Rossi 'didn't want' to be a lesbian. The year-old actress was very nervous about publicly coming out, something she did inbecause she always thought that being gay was 'strange' and also because she didn't know any famous women who were openly lesbians.
It has been anything but business as usual for Arrested Development star Portia de Rossi in the last few months. While de Rossi may not be happy with all the attention focused on her personal life, she is becoming more comfortable with it, as evidenced by her response in a recent interview with style magazine Paper to the question of whether she feels any sense of responsibility about being gay in the mainstream:. In the past, de Rossi has consistently shied away from saying anything about her personal relationships in interviews, never officially acknowledging her well-known in entertainment circles, at least relationship with girlfriend Francesca Gregorini, but never denying it either.
Actress Portia de Rossi reveals the depths of her eating disorders in a new book. All rights reserved. Despite being miserable, de Rossi said she continued to be praised for her looks.
De Rossi is married to comedian, actress and television host Ellen DeGeneres. Inat age 15, Rogers adopted the name Portia de Rossi, by which she remains best known. Inshe explained she had intended to reinvent herself, using the given name of Portiaa character from William Shakespeare 's The Merchant of Veniceand an Italian last name.
Even those that have the most stable, bedrock relationships can show signs of strain from the relentless paparazzi and fame cycle. Whether it was their intention or not, Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi have been catapulted into role models ever since their relationship was announced in While countless actors hook up with new people and the constant stream of rumors continues, DeGeneres and de Rossi have quietly been strengthening their union.
I hired a plane to fly by the house with a banner that said 15 with a heart. Portia wore a pink Zac Posen halter bridal gown. In August, she shared footage from their wedding to mark their 10th anniversary.
Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi's relationship is one for the ages. The couple has been together for more than a decade and are widely seen as one of the strongest pairings in Hollywood. But even major fans may not know everything about their love story. We rounded up a complete timeline of their whirlwind relationship.
To celebrate our 25th anniversary, we're bringing some of our cover stories online for the first time. I mean, she is unquestionably lovely, whether you are gay or straight or into blondes or brunettes. Yes, she is also a talented performer and really nice and very smart.
Portia de Rossi, in a revealing new interview this week on "The Conversation With Amanda De Cadenet," opened up about her struggle to come to terms with her sexuality and her public coming out in I just kind of thought I don't want to live like this. I don't have to, I don't need to, I just shut down the emotional life. Since coming out, de Rossi has frequently been candid about her sexuality and relationship with wife Ellen DeGeneres.