"Animals are the closest things to God," DeGeneres, who at one point wanted to be a veterinarian, told People. She’s always insisted she wasn’t the maternal type, however, Ellen DeGeneres has opened up about her decision not to have children with wife Portia de Rossi. The serial property flipper and her wife, the actress Portia de … "In our vows, she recited a quote, 'It is good to be loved. Ellen told in one of her shows that she had bought a small puppy, which the couple called “Kid”. On a more serious note, she added, "Also, I think in this profession it can be really tough for children. It's hard for them to have to share their parents with the world. I even see it with my nieces. When we're out in public and people want to talk to me they're like, 'Why does everybody want your time? “Ellen and Portia have three little ones already — … Not just now, but what you've always cared about," Portia told her wife before a video about Ellen's hero, late American primatologist and conservationist Dian Fossey, flashed on-screen. For years, Ellen DeGeneres has joked about why she and wife Portia de Rossi have never had children. But she got surprisingly serious when she discussed the topic with Jerry Seinfeld on a new episode of his Netflix series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. Ellen DeGeneres and wife Portia de Rossi have long been open about not wanting to have children. It seems like a commitment that you have to stick with. ", Although Ellen openly jokes about not wanting kids, fans are still hoping that the celebrity couple will welcome one very soon. So it's just going to be me and Ellen and no babies — but we're the best of friends and married life is blissful, it really is. It seems long-term. And now American chat host star Ellen, 58, remains firm the pair have no regrets about their decision. Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi have been together for over 15 years, however, the couple never decided to have children.. Last year, DeGeneres sat … I've never been happier than I am right now" (via Out).Â. Ellen and Portia got married in 2008 and have had a solid relationship since. Ellen DeGeneres got flirty with wife Portia de Rossi on Sunday evening when they were seen picking up some dinner in Santa Barbara. Ellen DeGeneres has no intention of having kids DeGeneres and wife Portia De Rossi's relationship remains strong De Rossi previously addressed the split and … It is profound to be understood' — and that to me is everything. I'm gonna compare it to all these kids that I have on this show that are so smart and so funny. I never thought I would have a baby, but I thought I would want kids," Ellen, 60, told Jerry (a father-of three with wife Jessica Seinfeld). The serial property flipper and her wife, the actress Portia de … "So, for your birthday, Ellen, I am bringing you and your hero, Dian, together by building The Ellen DeGeneres Campus of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund," Porita said. DeGeneres told People in 2014, "Honestly, we'd probably be great parents. When I was younger, I really wanted to have a baby. For de Rossi, she admitted that there is a pressure in your 30s to have kids, but ultimately it wasn't for the couple "...You think, 'Am I going to have kids so I don't miss out on something that other people really seem to love? Ellen DeGeneres is great with kids (like Sophia Grace and Rosie! Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi have been pulling on our heart strings for years since officially becoming a couple in 2005, and are one of the longest lasting couples in Hollywood. So many, in fact, that I remembered the weird Tom Hanks text. Ellen and Portia DeGeneres look like a happy family. The lovebirds were married in 2008, and despite their commitment to one another, they never had kids. Portia de Rossi, previously, gave a shocking response to why she and Ellen DeGeneres don’t have kids. 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We wish health to Ellen… Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi bought a massive Montecito compound. Or is it that I really genuinely want to do this with my whole heart?' The couple has owned quite a few homes in the ritzy Santa … “I love kids. Gossip Cop … ), but don't expect her to have any of her own.. Ellen got flirty with her wife, Portia De Rossi, while grabbing dinner Sunday in her hometown of Montecito. Will Ellen DeGeneres and Portia De Rossi Have a Baby? ", Countdown to the VMA's @theellenshow is giving Pink the Vanguard award @generalpublic.art, A post shared by Portia de Rossi (@portiaderossi) on Aug 27, 2017 at 4:40pm PDT, Then Ellen went back to the one-liners: "Portia doesn't like the squealing when they're in a pool. And I just don't know if I can — it's too risky" (via Us Weekly). The question of having kids … '", Another reason the pair never had children? But it's a human being, and unless you think you have excellent skills and have a drive or yearning in you to do that, the amount of work that that is and responsibility — I wouldn't want to screw them up! Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi Finally Have a 'Kid'! "I know it sounds ridiculous, but when that started happening I thought, 'Oh, now we're finally accepted.' Ellen was even seen putting on a show for Portia … Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi clearly have a lot of love to give, but don't expect them to start a family anytime soon—or ever. On Feb. 1, the former actress visited Ellen's talk show to give her an amazing gift. DeGeneres jokingly told The Daily Telegraph in 2016, "We talked about [having kids] for a minute, about four years into the relationship, but we just decided we like our conversations not being interrupted and our furniture without sticky grape juice on it," she said. Related: Ellen DeGeneres loves her dogs and cats. Ellen Degeneres has always been vocal about not wanting to have children of her own with partner Portia de Rossi.However, did anyone expect the no-children rule to extent to guests in her household? No matter how many tabloids report that Ellen and Portia are pregnant, though, it seems to be one story we can always count on being a rumor. "It's your 60th birthday and this gift had to be really special and it had to represent who you are and what you really care about. She supports me and makes me happy. With their weekend nuptials now behind them – and chronicled in words and exclusive pictures in the new issue of PEOPLE – Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi are contemplating their future together. That means there is an acceptance for this" (via Us Weekly). While speaking with Out magazine, Portia de Rossi revealed that she and her wife are on the same page when it comes to not having children. We get the same s**t as every celebrity couple," she said. "I thought, 'Wow, this is great that I'm pregnant, not pregnant, divorced, not divorced,' whatever. I never thought I would have a baby, but I thought I'd want kids." Ellen DeGeneres recently joked about wanting to have kids due to boredom The comedian previously explained why she and Portia de Rossi don't have kids Ellen DeGeneres thinks having kids is risky The TV host rode shotgun in Portia's souped-up … Ellen DeGeneres is rounding out her tumultuous year with a lavish property purchase. A source close to the couple also said that Portia de Rossi agreed with Ellen DeGeneres about the issue. She doesn't like the squealing when they're in a pool, that high-pitched squealing of joy that they have" (via The Daily Beast). "You have to really want to have kids, and neither of us did. A new report claiming Ellen DeGeneres is getting a divorce after Portia de Rossi rejected her request to adopt a baby is completely untrue. DeGeneres touched on the topic during her 2018 appearance on Jerry Seinfeld's Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, explaining, "I thought I would have kids. Though Seinfeld reminds DeGeneres that she "still could," DeGeneres replies in her typical dry humor, "No, Portia doesn't want kids. Troops, Melissa Rivers Reflects on Mom Joan's Legacy 6 Years After Her Death. See Everything They've Said About Wanting Kids! And though Ellen and I seem to be on the same page here, she and new wife Portia de Rossi are considering having kids. It seems like every other week Gossip Cop is debunking the narrative that Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi are splitting up. Later on, again in an interview with NBC in 2015, Ellen DeGeneres said that it was a big commitment and she and Portia aren’t keen about it. Portia de Rossi Says No Kids With Ellen DeGeneres Is 'Disappointing the Whole of America' "The tabloids are at me; my mother's at me," Portia de Rossi said. '", There was a time Ellen DeGeneres thought she'd adopt, but now the couple doesn't seem to have any regrets about making the decision not to have children.Â. They may not have kids, but DeGeneres and de Rossi have their animals. What if it turns out that it's not as cute as I wanted or as talented? Speaking to Today in 2015, DeGeneres admitted, "I love kids, but that's such a big commitment. Closer Weekly is part of the A360 Media Entertainment Group.Copyright © A360 Media LLC 2020. That high-pitched squealing of joy they have? Not only do they make the best couple but this year, Portia celebrated her wife's 60th birthday in the best way possible. "Portia understands me completely," the talk show host previously gushed to Good Housekeeping. Actually, they have a sort of a kid at home now. ("It's too risky — what if I don’t like the kid?" They just love their furniture too much. "[Portia] doesn't want kids. "When I was younger, I really wanted to have a baby — I thought I would adopt. But she wants lots more horses, which I don't. We love our animals.". By Meredith B. Kile 11:10 PM PST, January 13, 2016 This video is unavailable because we were unable to load a … Speaking with Jerry Seinfeld on the latest episode of his Netflix series Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee , the 60-year-old talk-show mogul appeared to express some regrets. It is not known, if they plan to adopt kids. Prince William Receives New Title From Queen Elizabeth, Prince William's New Royal Title 'Hit a Nerve' With Prince Harry, Janet Jackson Walks the Red Carpet in Look Inspired By the 1920s, A post shared by Portia de Rossi (@portiaderossi), Ellen DeGeneres Makes 60 Look Like 40 With Self-Care and Smiles. Portia de Rossi is an exceptional model and actress who is also the wife of Ellen DeGeneres.Yes, this American comedian, actress, voice artist, host and what not has finally settled down with this beaut. But some of those people, and many others, were also in the comments accusing Ellen and Portia of human trafficking and pedophilia. The lovebirds were married in 2008, and despite their commitment to one another, they never had kids. All Rights Reserved, Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Robin Roberts Gives Update on Amber Laign 1 Week After Father Died, Martin Lawrence Has 3 Kids He's Proud Of — Meet His Grown Daughters, Changing It Up! Ellen Degeneres posted this photo to her Instagram account with the caption, "World, meet Portia's and my new puppy, Kid," on Jan. 14, 2016. PG/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images/Getty Images “I love kids, but that’s such a big commitment,” the comedian said on the Today show at the time. Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi have been pulling on our heart strings for years since officially becoming a couple in 2005, and are one of the longest lasting couples in Hollywood (via Insider). She doesn't like that. Even though 88-year-old doesn’t see Ellen, 61, and her wife, Portia de Rossi, having kids, Betty has been enjoying her time with her daughter — but especially with her daughter-in-law. But that’s such a big commitment. I thought I would adopt. The Real Reason Ellen DeGeneres And Portia De Rossi Never Had Kids. Ellen later burst out into tears and thanked her wife for the best birthday present ever. Why aren't you just with me? For years, DeGeneres and de Rossi have been dogged by tabloid rumors of divorce and pregnancies alike, and though it must get tiring for the couple, de Rossi says the rumors are actually a good thing. And I'm like, 'You are nowhere near these kids I had on today. As of November 2019, Little Things reports that the couple has four dogs and three cats, and DeGeneres also has her own wildlife fund to support endangered species around the world. Portia onboard with Ellen’s decision about not having kids. According to Star Magazine, Ellen supposedly “keeps her Beverly Hills mansion like a museum and doesn’t want kids making a mess.” Star’s source adds, “Ellen banned pal Jason Bateman … ", A post shared by Portia de Rossi (@portiaderossi) on May 12, 2018 at 7:16pm PDT. Closer Weekly has affiliate partnerships so we may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Both don’t want kids and are satisfied with each other’s company. The funnylady's wife, Portia de Rossi, says the spouses are happy being a … Frazer Harrison/Getty Images It was just last month that perennial home flippers Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi offloaded their palatial Montecito compound, known as Salt Hill, for a staggering $33.31 million. 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