Ellen and Portia Headed To Splitsville?

Could it be?! Are Star staffers and their anonymous sources right when they allege Ellen’s breakdown last week stemmed from domestic havoc? From the current issue, which hit stands today.

According to multiple sources, [Ellen’s] really in pain because her three-year romance with actress Portia de Rossi is all but over.

“Ellen would never have broken down like that on TV if things were right in her home life,” one source tells Star.

Portia has been telling Ellen she’s very unhappy at home,” says a second source….”When it comes down to it, she wants to be with someone younger ad hotter. She wants out, but Ellen has been begging her to stay. Portia is really everything in this world to her.”

Our worlds are crumbling. Ellen and Portia are our favorite lesbian couple in lesbian couple history. Without them – well, we just don’t know what we’ll do.

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  • Rt. Rev. Dr. RES

    Hollywood for everyone, it seems, is a lifestyle that creates marriages written in invisible ink, prenuptual agreements, and “celebrity jailings and courtroom antics.”

    Ellen DeGeneres should be commended for her self-outing a few years ago. Sadly, she joins the league of gay and straight couples who change spouses/partners like others change their shirts.

    You know, there are few, and were many more, Hollywood stars of yore who remained married to one person for decades. I am waiting for a gay couple to add to that reality.

  • GranDiva

    I dunno, the fifteen-year age difference probably doesn’t help.

    I prefer Alexandra Hedison to Portia anyway. I wonder if she’s still hanging out with Portia’s ex or Catherine Moennig?

  • afrolito

    I’m seeing Portia with a man in the near future.

  • DavidDust

    Say it ain’t so!

  • GranDiva

    afrolito: Not bloody likely. Portia was with Francesca Grigorini before she dumped her for Ellen, who dumped Alexandra Hedison for Portia. Portia is an avowed lesbian, unlike Heche.

  • GranDiva

    So anyway, it could be said that Portia is the lesbian equivalent of, say, Catherine Zeta-Jones. Career climber, if you will.

  • 24play

    How exciting! If they do split up, and each dates two new gals in 2009, The Advocate can do 4 EXCLUSIVE cover interviews with their new paramours!

    Because every lady dating an out dyke entertainer automatically merits an Advocate cover!

  • Brandon85

    Noooo! They look nice together. Plus they’re both Aquarians, so they should get along fabulously. :)

  • B

    Maybe Ellen and Anne will be united in Crazy Town.

  • Mr. B

    Why, Afrolito? Because she’s hot and femme so she has to like guys? Sorry to disappoint, but per an interview with the Advocate, she was gay before Ellen–and in the closet about it for some time.

  • stretch

    Gettin Iggy withit

  • Hephaestion

    Oh noooooooo!!!!!!

    Oh well, if this is true, I just wish Ellen better luck next time. Maybe she should avoid committing to anyone else for a while so she can figure out what kind of gal she needs in her life. Life as a celebrity is very difficult, since you have so many people throwing themselves at you for the wrong reasons.

  • Ash

    Ugh who knows, who cares. I think Ellen and Portia are adorable but if they break up, they break up. We really know nothing about them as human beings. However, I do find the prediction that Portia will end up as a man offensive, one because of the stereotype of what a lesbian should look/act like, and two because it was meant as an insult. If she did fall in love with a man, so what? Sexuality is fluid and when gay people shun others for bisexuality, pansexuality, experimentation, LOVE, it makes them just as bad as homophones.

  • Ash

    (end up WITH a man, not as a man, sorry.)

  • Erick

    Doesnt Ellen move in with her gals after a few hours of knowing them? Well, maybe there is something to that.

  • Brandon85

    If she did fall in love with a man, so what

    So that would be a heterosexual relationship, while being some people’s natural inclination, also is unduly considered some kind of virtue, with homosexuality consequently being the vice. Such a switch would be symbolically negative. Had not homosexuality been given such a bad rep, that may not be the case, but society chose this path, so a bitter backlash is what they get, possibly even toward those who all of a sudden are open-minded.

    makes them just as bad as homophobes.

    No, more like rightfully cynical. More often than not, these “bisexuals, pansexuals, and experimenters” are the homophobes, who unable to suppress urges, dabble in a little same-sex fling, and at the end of the day return to their ivory tower of “normalcy”, especially when they can’t take the heat or worse, dish it out.

  • UndercoverPants

    Maybe if Ellen ran off to Reno with Judy Greer, Portia would become insanely jealous and chase after her.

  • PhotoKat

    It never fails that one strays off. Gay, lesbian or hetrosexual, we’re all linked to the same roaming spouses statistics (say that fast 3 times)! I feel bad for Ellen. I’m a big fan. This will sting for quite awhile. I hope that she’ll come out of this OK and ready to try again.

  • sissy

    its a load of crap!!! , report true news

    there still togegether , lets move on …

  • Ash

    So Brandon, people shouldn’t explore their own natural sexual inclinations because it’s bad for us politically? No, that’s stupid, and I stand by my original statement that we should accept all sexualities. I’m so tired of people insisting bisexuals don’t exist.

  • Brandon85

    Ash, since you seemed to take the cynical comments about her going to a man as an insult, I simply explained to you why such negative feeling might exist – and it’s because such a switch by her would be equally insulting to some people. Whether her intentions (or lack thereof) were pure doesn’t matter. Just as it would be a matter of unchosen feelings for the “bi” “tri” or “pan” sexual, the same would be true for others.

  • Benjy

    Portia is pretty.

  • thekid

    They didnt break up

  • Henry

    I think Ellen is an amazing woman. Any person would be so lucky to be with an amazing soul like Ellen. I wish Ellen all the happiness in the world.

  • lordy

    well i dont think it is true. and also people could have said it just to get them into the news.
    but i hope they didnt brak up cause ellen is my biggest idol ever. i would like to see ellen end up with kd lang

  • Larry

    Lesbian couples move in together too quickly then brake apart.!

  • Robbie

    It’s “break” apart, Larry. Learn to spell before you judge and generalize about others.

  • Ash

    “Lesbian couples move in together too quickly then brake apart.!”

    Yep, that’s exactly what we lesbians do. Except for my ex…and me…and all my lesbian friends. Hmmm…could it be, perhaps, that Larry is buying into a tired stereotype and just generally being an asshole? I think that might be it.

  • Leanne

    This saddens me, i looked up to this relationship, as i too have a girlfriend 19 years younger than i, we have been together 3 years and are still very much in love, she is so much hotter than portia though, lucky me. i hope they work it out, they look so good together.

  • Rt. Rev. Dr. RES

    The lesbian couples that we know in Canada personally are for the most part, legally married with children. Divorce rates in Canada presently are less than for opposite sex couples.

    This might be because the first couples to marry in the last five years were those with decades and more marriages. Yet, the overnight marriage is not as prevalent as with opposite sex couples. It happens, but there seems to be a greater understanding of the gift we have been given by a wonderful nation. It is very very very very easy to LOVE YOUR COUNTRY when you are an LGBT Canadian.

  • PhDmoi

    Thekid, maybe you right … they didn’t officially break up yet

  • wylde one

    Ellen should stick with her type of women as Rosie O…K.D. Lang…Chastity Bono..Sarah Bernhard instead of those hollywood blonds looking for fame…..

  • wylde one

    Sandra Bernhart is usually available….go for it Ellen

  • Kemoi

    j esperes qu elles sont tjrs ensemble, difficil detre celibre et pas un amour c froid …

    come on I am talking about Ellen and Portia not about me , I am not celebrity. Am I ????

  • victoria

    fyi – Portia was married to a man before.

  • Wendy

    What is the name of the Japanese girl Portia dated a few years before Francesca???

  • victoria

    I didn’t know Portia was dating a japanese girl before Francesca?? She was married to a man for 2 years and divorced in ’99. Ironically, she was leaving a man, and ended up with a woman, when Anne was leaving Ellen, and ended up with a man!

  • Tanner

    Her name was Syo-something wasn’t it? It was sometime after she left her husband… I think?

  • marsha colby

    I think that ellen is a wonderful person and very down to earth, she needs someone with like qualities who does’nt need the “LimeLife”!!! I feel she should get a ‘HOT” 50 yr.old woman an go for it, There are quite a few To Choose from!!! GO….ELLEN, WE LOVE YOU ( i know i do )!!! hANG IN THERE GIRL!!!! aNOTHER # 1 fAN!!!

  • reihn

    Awwwwww that’s really sad if that’s true… and wow

    They’re both aquarians? What a coincidence… =_= a lot of lesbians are aquarians.. I wonder why O_O;;;

  • D. S.

    I hope everyone who reads this realizes that this is not true, the papers and magazines didn’t have anything to write, so they wrote that Ellen and Portia’s relationship was getting rockie! If you read anything on them today you’ll that:
    They are getting married!
    Ellen announced in during a taping of her show in May,with Portia in the audience.

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