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Originally posted 06/26/2013 12:30PM
Ellen DeGeneres is so happy she could dance.
"It's a supremely wonderful day for equality," the talk show host Tweeted on Wednesday. "Prop 8 is over, and so is DOMA. Congratulations everyone. And I mean everyone."
The Supreme Court earlier handed a major victory for gay rights in two decisions. It cleared the way for the resumption of same-sex marriage in California by letting stand earlier court declarations that Proposition 8 was unconstitutional, and struck down the Defense of Marriage Act provision denying federal benefits to married gay couples.
Originally posted 05/27/2013 11:30AM
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Originally posted 02/11/2013 02:00PM
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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