Jane Fonda Is NOT Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi’s “Marriage Counselor”
Jane Fonda is NOT giving marriage counseling to Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi, despite the latest absurd report from the National Enquirer, which has spent years spreading false rumors of problems for the couple. According to a so-called “insider” for the magazine, “Jane has been counseling Ellen and Portia. She’s become their unofficial therapist. Ellen and Portia get Jane on a conference call and they talk for hours!”
The Enquirer insists DeGeneres and de Rossi are on the verge of a $220 million divorce. It’s been saying the same thing for years. It’s wrong. But the new angle added this week is the allegation that they’ve turned to Fonda for emergency help.
“Ellen trusts Jane, and feels comfortable discussing their problems, which range from arguments over spending and cheating fears, to dealing with Portia’s past history of substance abuse and eating disorders,” says the Enquirer source, explaining that Fonda has dealt with similar issues. The magazine’s insider later adds, “Jane tells Ellen she can be too controlling. She suggested that Ellen give Portia more breathing space.”
The tabloid tipster says, “Now Ellen and Portia credit her with bringing their relationship back from the brink.” Their relationship was NEVER on the brink. As Gossip Cop has repeatedly reported, these rumors of a troubled marriage were NEVER true. The Enquirer INVENTED them, and then INVENTED Fonda’s involvement as the couple’s de facto counselor. A source close to the situation tells Gossip Cop the story is “totally made up.”