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Portia De Rossi Fears Gay Impact On Her Career

December 4th, 2009 3:14pm EST favorite Add to My News
Portia De Rossi Fears Gay Impact On Her CareerLesbian actress Portia De Rossi constantly worries about whether her sexuality will affect her job security, despite leading the cast in TV comedy Better Off Ted.

The Aussie star, 36, has become known for her parts on hit TV shows like Ally McBeal and Arrested Development, and landed her latest role, as Veronica Palmer, earlier this year.

However, De Rossi admits she still harbors fears her public romance with her wife, comedian and TV presenter Ellen Degeneres, will have a negative impact on her career.

She says, "I don't know if I'm going to be affected by it. Right now I'm employed, I'm on a show and I play a straight character and I have romantic interests with a man and it seems to be going OK."

The couple wed in August 2008, after same-sex marriages were made legal in California.

The decision was overturned just six months later by state legislation Proposition 8, which ruled future gay unions illegal.

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(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)


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