I didn't feel that my response was 'yes' to the latter," she explained. "When I was younger, I really wanted to have a baby — I thought I would adopt. It is not known, if they plan to adopt 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 They just love their furniture too much. It seems like a commitment that you have to stick with. If this isn't love then we don't know what is! Or is it that I really genuinely want to do this with my whole heart?' For years, Ellen DeGeneres has joked about why she and wife Portia de Rossi have never had children. 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? What if it turns out that it's not as cute as I wanted or as talented? 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). 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? And though Ellen and I seem to be on the same page here, she and new wife Portia de Rossi are considering having kids. 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 once quipped on Today.) Will Ellen DeGeneres and Portia De Rossi Have a Baby? ", Although Ellen openly jokes about not wanting kids, fans are still hoping that the celebrity couple will welcome one very soon. She supports me and makes me happy. 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. Troops, Melissa Rivers Reflects on Mom Joan's Legacy 6 Years After Her Death. Currently, there is a rumor going on that they are discussing to get separated i.e., divorce. ("It's too risky — what if I don’t like the kid?" Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi bought a massive Montecito compound. Portia de Rossi has released her first public statement in support of her wife, Ellen DeGeneres. ), but don't expect her to have any of her own.. Both don’t want kids and are satisfied with each other’s company. Of course, the topic wouldn't be complete without a little humor, and the comedian has also joked, "Like, what if I don't like the kid? 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. 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. It seems long-term. And I'm like, 'You are nowhere near these kids I had on today. For more on Ellen DeGeneres, pick up the latest issue of Closer Weekly, on newsstands now — and be sure to sign up for our newsletter! It is profound to be understood' — and that to me is everything. Ellen and Portia got married in 2008 and have had a solid relationship since. "In our vows, she recited a quote, 'It is good to be loved. 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. "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 touched on the topic during her 2018 appearance on Jerry Seinfeld's Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, explaining, "I thought I would have kids. 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That means there is an acceptance for this" (via Us Weekly). Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi Finally Have a 'Kid'! Ellen DeGeneres is great with kids (like Sophia Grace and Rosie! 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. The Real Reason Ellen DeGeneres And Portia De Rossi Never Had Kids. But she wants lots more horses, which I don't. Ellen DeGeneres and wife Portia de Rossi have long been open about not wanting to have children. 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! 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. See Everything They've Said About Wanting Kids! “I love kids. We love our animals.". Speaking to Today in 2015, DeGeneres admitted, "I love kids, but that's such a big commitment. ", 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. Gossip Cop … It seems like every other week Gossip Cop is debunking the narrative that Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi are splitting up. She doesn't like that. On Feb. 1, the former actress visited Ellen's talk show to give her an amazing gift. 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