Why Portia de Rossi Feared Coming Out About Her Relationship

Abrar Khan

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"I thought 'That's it. I've killed my grandma'"

The only person Portia de Rossi was nervous about coming out to was her 99-year-old grandmother.

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While appearing by wife Ellen DeGeneres' side for her final appearance on the talk show host's last season, the "Arrested Development" actress recalled the moment .

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After gaining headway in her career as an actress, de Rossi detailed how she had visited her family in Australia and decided to tell her grandmother that she was dating the TV personality.

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DeGeneres initiated the conversation, "Since we've been together, many things have changed. You came out by just being with me

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that was your outing. But your story about telling your grandmother that you were with me is a beautiful story that I would love you to share."

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