Cupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity News: Portia de Rossi Stands By Ellen Degeneres Amid Talk Show AccusationsCupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity News: Portia de Rossi Stands By Ellen Degeneres Amid Talk Show Accusations

By Alycia Williams

In latest celebrity news, Portia de Rossi showed her support for wife Ellen DeGeneres amid multiple accusations of mistreatment on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.  According to De Rossi posted on Instagram a photo that reads, “I stand by Ellen.” The caption reads “To all our fans….we see you, I Stand by Ellen.” This post came a week after 10 former Ellen employees and one current staffer claimed that they experienced racism, fear and intimidation at the daytime talk show. DeGeneres later addressed the allegations in a lengthy apology to her staff. The celebrity couple is upset that people have come forward to share these negative stories about her and DeGeneres feels betrayed.

In celebrity news, Ellen Degeneres is under fire, and her wife Portia is standing by her side. What are some ways to support your partner through tough situations?

Cupid’s Advice: 

When you’re in a relationship not every moment will be a good one. You’re partner can be experiencing something that doesn’t have much to do with you, but that doesn’t mean you should stand in the background. If you want to support your partner through tough situations, Cupid has some advice for you:

1. Don’t make them ask for help: When going through something tough your partner may want your help and support, but won’t ask you. Be proactive and ask them what you can do for them and do what you think is best for them without your partner asking for it.

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2. Don’t make this about yourself: Try not to complain and make things harder for you partner as they’re already going through a rough time. Keep the attention focused on your partner because they need it right now. Offer them support. Love them.  Be kind to them. Raise them up.

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3. Speak up for them:  If your partner isn’t ready to address anyone or speak out regarding the situation, don’t feel shy speak for them. You are their partner and you know them the best. Say whatever you feel your partner would. Whether you’re telling people that your partner doesn’t want to talk right now or explaining the situation in full details, don’t be afraid to say something.

What are some other ways to support your partner through tough situations? Start a conversation in the comments below!