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See Jen's Awkward Friends Reunion with a Cameo by Ellen DeGeneres | Courteney Cox, Jennifer Aniston, Matthew Perry

Jennifer Aniston Has Funny (Awkward) Friends Reunion with Matthew Perry & Courteney Cox

Originally posted 05/22/2013 11:30AM

A little too friendly?

That was the scene for Jennifer Aniston when she sought some impromptu hosting advice from her former Friends costar Matthew Perry in a funny new skit to promote her Wednesday gig as co-host of The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

In the clip (watch it below), Aniston knocks Perry's door to get some tips from her former castmate, who also has co-hosted the show.

"We haven't actually seen each other in like a really long time, 8 years. ... You really should have called," said a nervous Perry, who looked on sheepishly as their mutual pal and former costar Courteney Cox emerges from his house after an obvious sleepover.

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Portia de Rossi: I Don't Want to 'Chase' How I Looked at 20

Originally posted 04/24/2013 10:00AM

After turning 40 in January, Portia de Rossi says she's ready to embark on the next stage of her life.

"The trick for me turning 40 was to really evaluate what I wanna do with this next phase in my life," she explains on the set of her photo shoot for PEOPLE's Most Beautiful issue, on newsstands Friday.

While she may still be figuring out what's next, the Arrested Development actress knows what she won't be doing.

"The one thing I don't wanna do is chase what I looked like at 20," she says.

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Portia de Rossi: 'You Have to Really Want Kids' – and I Don't

Portia de Rossi: 'You Have to Really Want Kids' – and I Don't

Originally posted 04/12/2013 10:30AM

"There comes some pressure in your mid 30s," the actress explains of her and wife Ellen DeGeneres' decicsion

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PHOTOS: Ellen & Portia's Incredible 26-Acre Ranch | Ellen DeGeneres, Portia de Rossi

Inside Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi's Incredible 26-Acre Ranch

Originally posted 04/09/2013 05:00PM

If you thought Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi's Beverly Hills home was impressive, have a look at their weekend place.

The couple's 26-acre ranch in Hidden Valley, Calif., north of Los Angeles, is the epitome of rustic elegance, pairing DeGeneres's notorious love of art and design with de Rossi's passion for horseback riding.

The property, featured in the May issue of Elle Decor out April 16, had fallen into disrepair. But in the four years since they bought it, DeGeneres and de Rossi have transformed it into a stunning showcase of art and design.

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Ellen DeGeneres: Portia de Rossi and I Could Move to Australia | Ellen DeGeneres, Portia de Rossi

Ellen DeGeneres: Portia de Rossi and I Could Move to Australia

Originally posted 03/26/2013 05:30PM

Though the day may be far off, Ellen DeGeneres can see herself and wife Portia de Rossi moving far away – to de Rossi's birthplace, Australia.

"I shouldn't put it out there," DeGeneres, 55, told a crowd in Melbourne, "but I can see us living here one day," reports Australia's News Limited.

"I've wanted to come to Australia for a long, long time, before meeting Portia," the talk-show host also said.

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PHOTO: Ellen & Portia's Down Under Fun

Ellen DeGeneres & Portia de Rossi Mingle with Aussie Animals

Originally posted 03/22/2013 04:20PM

Do you think the koala knew who it was talking to?

During some downtime from her talk show, Ellen DeGeneres and wife Portia de Rossi jetted to Sydney, Australia, for a little R&R, and paid a visit to the city's Taronga Zoo.

While touring Friday, DeGeneres made nice with a koala sitting among some branches, flashing it her signature grin as de Rossi looked on.

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Nicole Kidman, Beyoncé and Katy Perry Dance at the Grammys

Originally posted 02/11/2013 02:00PM

On music's biggest night, the performers at the 2013 Grammy AwardsJustin Timberlake, Rihanna, Bruno Mars and more – had celebrities grooving in the audience on Sunday.

You've seen Ellen DeGeneres dance at the opening of her talk show but she and wife Portia de Rossi had their own little dance party to the sounds of Bob Marley tunes during the night's tribute to the late reggae artist.

Other couples busting a move: Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban (with Adele right beside them), Beyoncé and Jay-Z, Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton, Katy Perry and John Mayer and Neil Patrick Harris and his partner David Burkta were also spotted bouncing to the beat.

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Whoa! Justin Theroux & Julianne Hough Had a Breakdancing Battle | Julianne Hough, Justin Theroux

Ellen DeGeneres Spills the Beans on Justin Theroux & Julianne Hough's Breakdancing Battle

Originally posted 01/31/2013 05:30PM

Apparently birthdays and breakdancing go hand-in-hand for Justin Theroux.

After granting fiancée Jennifer Aniston her wish by spinning on the floor when she turned 43, he recently showed off his skills at a joint birthday bash for pals Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi. But this time, Julianne Hough, 24, gave the actor, 41, a run for his money.

"[They] decided to have a breakdancing break-off," DeGeneres said Thursday on Ellen. "So we wanted to roll the rug back so they could spin on the floor. And [Julianne] was wearing a skirt and goes, 'I need pants.' ... She and Justin Theroux had a huge dance-off. It was crazy. It was a really fun night. She's an amazing dancer."

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Which Basketball Star Told Rob Pattinson He's a 'Big Fan' in L.A.? | Kobe Bryant, Robert Pattinson

Which Basketball Star Told Rob Pattinson He's a 'Big Fan' in L.A.?

Originally posted 09/25/2012 06:00AM

A slam dunk for Twilight!

Robert Pattinson stepped out Sunday night to attend Emmy host Jimmy Kimmel's after party at Soho House in Los Angeles.

Joined by a male friend, Pattinson was dressed casually in a baseball cap and jacket, but every girl in the room was "trying to get his attention," an onlooker tells PEOPLE.

Inside the star studded event, guests sipped on Don Julio margaritas and Bulleit Bourbon Old Fashioned cocktails and snacked on sliders from Umami Burger.

Samantha Ronson deejayed a set full of current hits and classic rock while nominees, winners and guests including Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston, Ellen DeGeneres and Portia De Rossi, Downton Abbey's Michelle Dockery, L.A. Laker Kobe Bryant and more enjoyed the evening.

"At one point Rob approached Kobe to say hi and tell him he was a big fan," the source adds. "Kobe said the same right back to him!"

– Jennifer Garcia

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PHOTOS: Inside Ellen DeGeneres & Portia de Rossi's Beverly Hills Home | Ellen DeGeneres, Portia de Rossi

UpdatePosted 10/05/2011 12:00PM

Ellen DeGeneres & Portia de Rossi Give a Tour of the Beverly Hills Home

Originally posted 10/05/2011 11:00AM

There's plenty of fine art inside Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi's sweeping Beverly Hills home. But there are playful touches, too – like a glass Ping-Pong table in the entrance hall.

The couple invited Architectural Digest into the three-acre compound for this month's issue, and there's certainly plenty to see – a large painting by Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat and loads of other artworks; tables, chairs, blankets and rugs from various continents and centuries; shoe shelves filled with sneakers and stilettos; and a luxurious pool out back with sweeping views of Los Angeles.

DeGeneres is like a kid in a candy store when it comes to real estate and interior design.

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