Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres is living the dream! She and her wife, Portia de Rossi, had hands down the best breakfast — with giraffes! Yes, the giant and beautiful animals.
DeGeneres and de Rossi visited Giraffe Manor in Nairobi during their trip to Africa. While the rest of us were enjoying a BBQ with family and friends over the Memorial Day holiday, these celebs got up close and very personal with the adorable creatures. DeGeneres documented their unforgettable experience on Instagram (and we’re glad she did!)
In one video, DeGeneres is seen feeding a giraffe and whispering some flirty words: “Your eyes are so pretty. You’re so pretty.” She never misses an opportunity to make us laugh! In another post, a giraffe pokes its long neck through the window while de Rossi is trying to order pancakes — talk about a sweet distraction!
The famous couple are in Africa to establish a permanent home for mountain gorillas as part of the Ellen DeGeneres Wildlife Fund. In February, de Rossi gave her wife a 60th birthday surprise. In honor of DeGeneres’ admiration for conservationist Dian Fossey, who was murdered in 1985, de Rossi established the Ellen DeGeneres Campus of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund in Rwanda. At the time DeGeneres said, “that is the best gift that anybody could have given me.”
Actor Ashton Kutcher recently donated $4 million to her cause.