The couple moved in together soon after.
The next stage in this pair’s relationship appeared to be to cohabit. The two wanted to marry, but gay weddings were not yet permissible in the United States. During the 2005 Golden Globe awards ceremony, de Rossi moved into Ellen’s home near the end of the year.
In 2005, Ellen revealed to People magazine that they like watching TV when they’re not walking. The platinum bands on their left ring fingers symbolized their union, according to the power couple. They also spoke about marriage and having children with the publication.