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Ellen DeGeneres Covers 'Shape' May 2010

Ellen DeGeneres Covers 'Shape' May 2010

Ellen DeGeneres is white hot on the cover of Shape magazine’s May 2010 issue.

Here’s what the 52-year-old entertainer had to share:

On wife Portia de Rossi: “She loves me no matter what. Whenever I feel bad about myself, or if I’m in a period where I’m not working out, she’s constantly telling me that she doesn’t notice, that I look beautiful. She’ll say, ‘I think you could gain 10 more pounds.’ She would rather have me heavier than thinner, and she really hates that I ever doubt myself. She loves how I look. She wants me to be happy and never think about it.”

On her exercise routine growing up: “I was very much a tomboy. I loved sports, running around, playing tennis. I learned golf in high school because my mother remarried and we moved [from Louisiana] to a really small town in Texas. I had no friends, so I learned to play golf, because you can do that by yourself.”

On how she stays fit now: “I first started doing power yoga in L.A., which really makes no sense. Power yoga? It’s the opposite of what it should be. Yoga should calm you down!”

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# 1

Always lovely.

Always so well put together, yet casual.

Kudos, not many can wear white head-to-toe, as Ellen does awfully often.

# 2

Aww, don’t ever doubt yourself Ellen. You are a great person with fantastic personalities. Portia is lucky to have you.

# 3

who couldn´t love Ellen, she´s awesome

# 4

Her and Portia really are a beautiful couple.

# 5

I love Ellen. She’s smart, funny, kind and genuine. What a balanced chick. Love that she has Portia.

# 6

Nothing against her but she should not be on that cover, what a turn off, the cover should be more attractive but Ellen is too masculine looking, is Shape mag that desperate?

# 7

Can’t believe she’s 52!!!! She looks great! Love you Ellen!

# 8

That’s a weird cover/pose but I love Ellen <3

# 9
she shall remain nameless @ 04/14/2010 at 11:09 pm

She always looks great!!! And she’s getting better looking as she ages. Go Ellen!!!

Ellen is fantastic, I love her show she makes me laugh and does so many wonderful things for others. She looks GREAT and I am so happy for her and portia

Portia is right, Ellen looks wonderful. LOVE ELLEN!!

@sandie: Very superficial. It’s not about how someone looks – it’s about who the person is. True beauty comes from within. And Ellen is beautiful.

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