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.
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