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Ellen, Portia Skip Event After 'Epic' Fight: Sources

But couple denies the rumors

(Newser) - The rumors of trouble in paradise for Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi keep on coming : The couple was supposed to attend a charity fundraiser Sunday but never showed up, and sources tell Page Six it's because they had "an epic fight" in the car on the way... More »

5 Actors Who Wrote Books That Are Actually Good

And not all of them are memoirs

(Newser) - When you think of books written by celebrities, "fine literature" might not be the first two words that come to mind —but College Candy rounds up 10 books by celebs you might actually want to read:
  • Bossypants by Tina Fey: Funny, inspiring, and has some important things to
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Driving the Banderas-Griffith Split: Cheating?

Cheating rumors also crop up for DeGeneres, de Rossi

(Newser) - Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas say their divorce is amicable , but the inevitable rumors running wild suggest otherwise. Radar has heard a couple stories about Banderas—one source says he took an Indian actress on a romantic getaway in 2012; a Brazilian woman says he hit on her; even Sharon... More »

Portia Went to Rehab Over 'Ugly' Ellen Fight: Insider

Things got pretty bad between de Rossi, DeGeneres: source

(Newser) - Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi always seem like such a lovely couple—but things are apparently very different behind closed doors. A source tells In Touch that de Rossi did a secret 30-day stint in rehab in May—and, as per the Contra Costa Times , it was trouble with... More »

10 Celebs Gone Vegan

Bey, Jay are hardly trendsetters

(Newser) - Jay Z and Beyonce are currently eating vegan (although Beyonce's certainly not letting that affect the way she dresses ), but they're not exactly trendsetters. The Huffington Post rounds up 15 more celebs who eschew all animal products. Click through the gallery for a sampling, or check out... More »

Portia de Rossi: Diet Keeps My Face Young

'Arrested Development' star credits veganism

(Newser) - Since the return of Arrested Development, fans have been wondering one thing: What happened to Portia de Rossi's face? Her character looks so different in the new episodes that speculation ran rampant de Rossi must have had some work done in the intervening years. No official word from the... More »

Arrested Development Lives Up to the Hype

Netflix unveils new Bluth adventures

(Newser) - The long wait is over: Arrested Development is back, with the entire fourth season available on Netflix. But does it live up to the hype? Plenty of critics say yes, though not all agree. Still, if you're not enamored with the show's new style, give it time and... More »

Arrested Development Filming Again

Full cast set to return

(Newser) - Michael, George Michael, and the rest of the Bluths are back as production begins today for the new season of Arrested Development. As of yesterday, Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Portia de Rossi, and the rest of the full cast were set to return for the 10 new episodes, each of... More »

Meet Portia DeGeneres

De Rossi's name change becomes official

(Newser) - Portia de Rossi is no more. The actress and wife of Ellen DeGeneres has officially changed her name to Portia Lee James DeGeneres, PopEater reports . “I just got some amazing news. The court has granted Portia's name change. She's now officially Portia Winfrey,” DeGeneres joked via Twitter yesterday.... More »

Portia de Rossi Taking Ellen's Name

Two years after marriage, she wants to be DeGeneres

(Newser) - Portia de Rossi will soon be Portia DeGeneres. She filed the petition Friday, perhaps as a two-year anniversary present for wife Ellen, whom she married on August 16, 2008. The papers say “petitioner is taking the last name of her spouse,” TMZ reports, but People notes it won’... More »

13 Actors Playing Against (Sexual) Type

Sean Hayes certainly isn't the first gay actor to play straight

(Newser) - Inspired by the controversy Newsweek stirred up when it ran a review slamming Sean Hayes’ portrayal of a straight man in Promises, Promises, CNN offers up a list of 13 actors who have played roles counter to their actual sexual orientation:
  • Portia de Rossi: Played it straight on Ally McBeal
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Top 9 Oprah Moments

'You get a car! You get a car! You get a car!'

(Newser) - After 23 years of The Oprah Winfrey Show, the queen of talk has racked up quite a few memorable moments. In the wake of news that she's going to end the show in 2011, E! runs down the top nine, including Tom Cruise’s crazy couch dance, her car giveaway,... More »

A Boy for Daly and Other Baby News

(Newser) - Babies, babies everywhere. Carson Daly became a new dad Sunday and Jenna Jameson had twins yesterday, E! reports. Son Jackson James is the first child for Daly and girlfriend Siri Pinter, and their rep says they are “ecstatic.” The twin boys born to Jameson and boyfriend Tito Ortiz... More »

Ellen, Portia Turn to IVF for Baby

Couple hopes for a boy

(Newser) - Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi are ready to start a family, Star reports. Though de Rossi once considered adoption, the pair, who wed in August, have settled on in-vitro fertilization—and are hoping for a boy. “Portia is prepared to go through it 10 times if she has... More »

Ellen Gives $100K to Stop Prop 8

(Newser) - After being pilloried by gay rights activists, Ellen DeGeneres reportedly gave $100,000 to the No on Prop 8 coalition, which supports gay marriage in California, Access Hollywood notes. Along with the money, DeGeneres released a video on her website pleading with voters to not support the proposition, which would... More »

Ellen and Portia Tie the Knot

(Newser) - Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi married in an intimate ceremony at their Los Angeles home last night. Nineteen guests watched the couple exchange handwritten vows, including DeGeneres’s mom Betty and de Rossi’s mother Margaret Rogers. The couple wore Zac Posen—DeGeneres in a white chiffon shirt, white... More »

DeGeneres to Wed Tomorrow

Intimate ceremony in the works since May

(Newser) - Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi’s intimate wedding will take place this weekend in California, Us Weekly reports. The daytime gabber and her 35-year-old bride announced their intentions to wed following the Supreme Court’s gay marriage ruling this spring. "Planning a wedding is very stressful. It's crazy.... More »

Gay Couples Seek Donations, Not Dinnerware

Contributions to fight Calif. ballot measure take place of registry

(Newser) - Soon-to-wed gays and lesbians in California are directing well-wishers to hold off on gifts and instead donate money to fight a measure that would nullify their unions, Reuters reports. "The usual notion of a huge reception or acquiring your first microwave is not really happening," says John Duran... More »

Jenna 'Offers' Bush Ranch for Ellen's Wedding

First daughter offers advice on nuptials; obliges request

(Newser) - Ellen Degeneres couldn't get John McCain to walk her down the aisle, but she did score an offer of the Bush ranch for a wedding venue. Newlywed Bush daughter Jenna Hager appears on the Ellen show next week, along with her first-lady mom, in a segment taped Thursday, reports People.... More »

Ellen to Wed Girlfriend

News follows overturning of gay marriage laws in Calif.

(Newser) - Ellen DeGeneres and longtime girlfriend Portia de Rossi are getting hitched. The news—Ellen announced it while taping today's show—comes after the California Supreme Court cleared the path to same-sex marriages in the state. The couple began dating in 2004 while de Rossi starred in Fox’s "Arrested... More »

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