Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi Still Don't Want Kids, But Thanks For Persisting to Ask Them

They've said it before, but naturally people keep asking them, so Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres will say it again. They are not having kids. Don't want them, don't need them, it'll be just the two of them and their adorable seasonal wardrobes. Thank you, come again.


de Rossi tells Out Magazine:

"There comes some pressure in your mid-30s, and you think, 'Am I going to have kids so I don't miss out on something that other people really seem to love? Or is it that I really genuinely want to do this with my whole heart?' I didn't feel that my response was 'yes' to the latter. You have to really want to have kids, and neither of us did."

Ellen has previously addressed their choice in her 2001 book Seriously... I'm Kidding:
People are constantly asking Portia and me if we are going to have children. We thought about it. We love to be around children after they've been fed and bathed. But we ultimately decided that we don't want children of our own. There is far too much glass in our house.
And last September, she reminded Jay Leno: "I don't want to have one. I don't want to have six. I don't want to have any. They're precious to look at and I love them; we have nieces and I love them very much. [But I] don't want 'em." [Us Weekly, USA Today]

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