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See Ellen’s sweet 8th anniversary Instagram to Portia

See Ellen’s sweet 8th anniversary Instagram to Portia

Ellen DeGeneres took to Instagram on Thursday (16 August) to wish her wife, actress Portia de Rossi, a happy eighth wedding anniversary.

In the caption of the photo featuring the smiling pair holding hands DeGeneres wrote simply: ‘Best thing I ever did.’

The couple’s wedding was featured on the cover of People Magazine.

It took place in California in 2008 during s window of time after same-sex marriage became legal in the state after a federal court ruling and the passage that November of Proposition 8 which banned same-sex marriages.

The thousands of marriages that took place that year were later declared binding then the issues became moot when the overturning of Proposition 8 was upheld by the US Supreme Court in 2012.

Best thing I ever did. #8Years #HappyAnniversary

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