They have found each other and now they are going to make it official.And from the way Ringo and Barbara have embraced Portia, it looks as if it's going to be one big happy family." ' ALLY MCBEAL' STAR & GALPAL THROW GAY OL' ENGAGEMENT BASH - from National Enquirer, February 19, 2002Here come the brides!Portia actually wrote about Francesca in her autobiography, not a lot but she did write about her and they were good things, she basically credits FG for helping her survive her eating disorder. The photos of them together show they were truly in love. She really doesn't talk about FG too much though..kind of says they were introduced to one another and then had a good relationship for a couple of years and she talks about a time when she was in the midst of her eating disorder and FG really helped her get out of it. She really doesn't talk about FG too much though..kind of says they were introduced to one another and then had a good relationship for a couple of years and she talks about a time when she was in the midst of her eating disorder and FG really helped her get out of it. “I’ve never really talked about it, and I want to be respectful to all the players — and, to be honest, I’ve definitely made my peace.Their body language was intense.” A spokesman for de Rossi wouldn’t discuss her personal life. De Generes and Hedison, 35, met through mutual friends in 2000.Aquarius Geelong, Victoria, Australia Portia attended Geelong Grammar School in Victoria and also Melbourne Girls Grammar School in Melbourne.
Portia, who plays attorney Nelle Porter, and 33-year-old Francesca have been engaged since Christmas -- as The ENQUIRER revealed late last year.I love who I love, it’s the person that matters.'She explained: 'I hate the idea of a label just as much as anyone else but I’m with who I’m with, I love who I love and I’m if not a better actress than I was yesterday and my personal life should have no effect on that.'I personally think that if you deny something or if you hide something you’re inadvertently admitting it’s wrong. ' ALLY MCBEAL' STAR & GALPAL THROW GAY OL' ENGAGEMENT BASH - from National Enquirer, February 19, 2002Here come the brides!Portia turned to women after a painful breakup nearly four years ago with her former live-in boyfriend, documentary filmmaker Mel Metcalfe, revealed a friend of the couple."She secretly romanced openly gay "Chasing Amy" star Guinevere Turner last summer, but when she met Francesca last fall -- and fell head over heels in love -- she stopped hiding her sexual preference."Portia is so serious about Francesca that she's looking to get married in a European country where gay marriages are officially recognized -- where they can have a truly romantic and meaningful ceremony."Ringo has even volunteered the use of one of his estates in Europe for Portia and Francesca to have a romantic summer wedding.Ringo and Barbara think Portia is the best girlfriend Francesca has ever had -- they think the world of her."Revealed another source: "The morning after the engagement party, Portia and Francesca walked their dogs in their West Hollywood neighborhood."They held hands and laughed as they strolled with their pooches."And that night, the couple checked into a suite at the Chateau Marmont Hotel for a private engagement celebration."They checked out the next morning and spent the day at Ringo and Barbara's home in Beverly Hills."Concluded the friend: "Portia and Francesca are soul mates.Gregorini, stepdaughter of Ringo Starr, had a brief fling with "Boys Don`t Cry" director Kimberly Pierce after her breakup. She said in February: 'It’s been frustrating as I don’t label myself one way or another - I have had successful relationships with men and now a woman.After finishing high school, she studied law at the University of Melbourne.From 1995 to 1996, Portia de Rossi played the role as Maria Hunter on Fox’s sitcom Too Something.The former model and cousin of Gwyneth Paltrow is romancing Francesca Gregorini.Gregorini, who is Ringo Star`s stepdaughter, was all over Moennig at a recent party for People magazine." - from The Bosh, April 21, 2005 ---------------------------------------------- “Francesca Gregorini is now hot and heavy with "The L Word" star Katherine Moennig, we`re told.