On May 15, 2008, California’s Supreme Court ruled that same sex marriages were valid. Ellen DeGeneres sprang a surprise on everyone during the live audience taping of the “Ellen DeGeneres Show.”
Ellen announced that she was going to have her nuptials with her long time girlfriend, Portia de Rossi. Portia was seated in the audience. After Ellen dropped her announcement, the audience in the studio was overjoyed. They gave the two love birds a standing ovation.
This episode of the “Ellen DeGeneres Show” would be broadcast on Friday, May 16, 2008.
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