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Portia de Rossi Admits Ellen DeGeneres Made Her Comfortable With Her Sexuality !

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Portia de Rossi Reveals Ellen DeGeneres Made Her Comfortable About Her Sexuality

Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres have backed each other like a rock for the last 16 years. Ellen and Portia grabbed many eyeballs when they started going out together. However, Portia revealed Ellen was the one who made her realize it was completely okay to be gay. Moreover, she said, “Ellen really did help me through it just by being there and making me feel more comfortable about who I am — like there was nothing wrong with being gay. I think that’s the first time in my life I felt that was true.”

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Portia de Rossi Reveals Her Initial Hesitation To Date Ellen DeGeneres

Portia de Rossi revealed the time she fell for Ellen but did not act upon it. The world at that time was not as woke as it is now. People put you under the lens and scrutinized you for being gay. Moreover, it took some time for Portia to accept her sexuality and find her way around dating Ellen. She said, “I remember thinking that she (Ellen) was the coolest, most fascinating, beautiful, funniest person I’d ever met. But I, at the time, was closeted; I really wasn’t comfortable with my sexuality. I just knew that being with her would be a bit of a thing for me, so we didn’t get together after that for about three years.”

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Ellen Remembers The Time People Got To Know About Their Relationship

Ellen DeGeneres recalled the time the two were together for Golden Globes after-party and everyone got to know of their relationship. Moreover, she said, “She (Portia) opened up and said she’d been thinking about me. And it surprised me. It was a big deal for her to be seen with me. The very first time we were photographed together was when I joined her at the Golden Globes after-party. And that’s when everyone knew that we were together.”

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