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Portia to Ellen: I Want to Be a DeGeneres!

8/9/2010 3:51 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

TMZ has learned ... Portia de Rossi will become Portia DeGeneres.

Ellen DeGeneres Wife - Portia de Rossi Name Change

Portia has filed a petition to legally change her name to Portia Lee James DeGeneres.  She filed the papers in L.A. County Superior Court last Friday.

As for why ... the petition says, "Petitioner is taking the last name of her spouse."

Portia and Ellen DeGeneres were married in August, 2008.

Name change petitions are routinely granted. 


Ellen and Portia

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1.

fuddyduddy    

Both of these ladies seem very happy. I do wish them well. I love Ellen's humor!

1480 days ago
2.

Sam    

First!!!Gay USA!!!

1480 days ago
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awards    

How sweet! Please set a good example for us all!

1480 days ago
4.

ender0x24    

nasty

1480 days ago
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CJ    

Good for them.

1480 days ago
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Cali MJ Fan    

YAY! Good for Portia! What a beautiful couple.

1480 days ago
7.

Bill F. Murray    

Ellen's lucky, Portia's hot!

1480 days ago
8.

Santa    

I'll bet Ellen's tongue is going to get worn out. (Better buy a good strap-on instead) :O)~

1480 days ago
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Missy    

humanity exists because God created Adam and then he created Eve.

1480 days ago
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midwest gal    

I don't get it. Why does one woman have to try to look like a guy and wear men's clothing and the other look feminine?

Why can't both of them look feminine? Why isn't Ellen taking Portia's last name?

1480 days ago
11.

Truth    

WHO THE EFF CARESSS!!!! AND WHY IS NEWSWORTHY, HARVEY? DEF. SLOW NEWSDAY... NEXT.

1480 days ago
12.

Cartman    

I now pronounce you pervert and pervert.

1480 days ago
13.

Monsanto is evil    

so ellen is the dude in the relationship?

1480 days ago
14.

raiders    

doesnt matter cause thyre gonna burn in the end. the bible says so.

ps- the Raiders are goin all the way y'all

1480 days ago
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br    

P does not want to be like tammy. Elen better watch out. P is a great actress but she has really stepped back since she got with ellen. Its not like they plan on kids, ellen said no. Hope ellen got a pre nup

1480 days ago
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