April 14, 2009
Celebrities like Ellen DeGeneres, Portia de Rossi and Oprah Winfrey helped the successful Yes! On Prop 2 campaign for California's ballot in 2008 by lending their names, their time, and their pocket books. This list of supporters also included Moby, Carole King, Hilary Duff, Alicia Silverstone, Tobey Maguire and Russell Simmons.
March 29, 2009
As joint recipients of the 2009 Wyler Award, Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi were honored at The 23rd Genesis Awards on March 28, 2009 in Beverly Hills, California. The Wyler Award is given to a celebrity or public figure who has made news on behalf of animals.
October 7, 2008
The stars shone brightly at a Bel Air estate on September 28, 2008 when Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi hosted more than 400 supporters of Proposition 2, a popular reform on the California election ballot to phase out the most extreme confinement and abuse of animals on factory farms.