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Ellen DeGeneres And Portia De Rossi Have No Regrets Not Having Kids

Date April 9, 2018 12:51

Ellen DeGeneres was probably not aware that a chance meeting with Portia De Rossi at L.A.'s Shrine Auditorium would change her life forever. But it seemed like fate had a future planned for the duo.

Portia was at the time in a sad state, still recuperating from her marriage to Mel Metcalfe. And she was far from single at the time she met Ellen. Portia was dating filmmaker Francesca Gregorini.

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Up until she met Ellen, Portia never spoke much about her sexuality. But she finally found the courage to live her life to the fullest when she found love in Ellen.

No children, no regrets

It is no secret that Ellen and Portia are not big on having kids. Back in 2016 while speaking with Sunday Style, Ellen made it clear that she had no doubts about her position. According to her, she is pretty comfortable living alone with Portia.

We talked about it 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.

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Ellen’s desire to not have children is not for lack of love for them. After all, she often has children on her show. However, she joked about them being additional pressure in her already chaotic life. Plus, she was unsure if they would turn out to be all she expected.

Portia, on the other hand, while speaking to Out.com once, said she never wanted to be a mother.

You have to really want to have kids, and neither of us did.

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They’re not the only celebrities without children

Dame Helen Mirren is a very popular face on television with credits in movies like Red, Calendar Girls, and Teaching Mrs. Tingle.

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She has no children of her own and once stated, “It was not my destiny. I kept thinking it would be, waiting for it to happen, but it never did.

Country music star Dolly Parton grew up in a big family with eight siblings and somehow never got any children of her own, but not for lack of trying.

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Still, between her siblings’ kids and grandkids, she has her hands full.

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