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Portia De Rossi shares a video of her art factory on social media. (Photo: @generalpublic.art/Instagram)

Portia de Rossi’s Art Company Makes Face Shields for Hospital Staff During Coronavirus Pandemic

Portia De Rossi is using her art business, General Public, to help make protective gear for hospital workers across America. The actress and philanthropist’s factory which is normally used to create 3D art works, is now being used to make face shields. “We usually sheet canvas and make prints…that’s my business. We sell art,” Portia explains in a…

Ellen DeGeneres creates GoFundMe page for Australian bushfire relief (Photo: Warner Brothers)

Ellen DeGeneres Creates Fund for Australian Bushfire Relief

Ellen DeGeneres has started a GoFundMe page to support relief efforts as fires continue to burn across Australia. Making the announcement on today’s episode of The Ellen Show, the talk-show host started by describing how much the country means to her: “I love Australia,” she told her audience. “I love Australia so much, I even married an…

Ellen and Portia’s Gorillapalooza Raises $5 million For Endangered Mountain Gorillas

Ellen DeGeneres and wife Portia De Rossi have hosted their first official fundraiser for The Ellen Fund to support endangered mountain gorillas. Appropriately called Gorillapalooza, the star-studded event at the Hollywood Palladium raised US $5 million (that’s almost AU $7.5 million!) for the organisation that Portia created for Ellen’s 60th birthday last year.   View this post on Instagram   …she always…

Portia De Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen’s WILD birthday gift from Portia

Yep, Portia. You nailed it! For her 60th birthday, Ellen received a new foundation – the Ellen DeGeneres Wildlife Fund – and the organisation’s first project is to house a gorilla conservation centre in Rwanda. It’s all thanks to wife Portia De Rossi who came up with the idea: “It’s your 60th birthday and this gift had to…