Ellen’s 60th birthday gift.
Despite the many speculations, this pair continues to demonstrate how strong their relationship has gotten over time. For Ellen’s 60th birthday, De Rossi appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show to give her a one-of-a-kind and unique birthday present. Portia presented Ellen with a Gorilla Sanctuary as a present.
Ellen never concealed her love for animals. Dian Fossey, a conservationist, is one of Ellen’s heroes. Portia realized that a unique birthday present was required. She believes it must be something that Ellen values and symbolizes who she is as a person.