Huge shock for Ellen DeGeneres (62): After the sheriff's office in Santa Barbara County confirmed on Friday that the US talkmaster and her wife, actress Portia de Rossi (47), had broken in at the beginning of July, further details are now coming to light . As the US portal "TMZ" reports, The two women were in the villa in Montecito during the break-in. The thief or the thieves, it is still unclear how many perpetrators are, still managed to get in unnoticed and disappear through a back door without being filmed by surveillance cameras.
Law enforcement agencies are currently investigating whether there is a connection with other celebrity break-ins. The two victims have meanwhile had their villa converted into a small fortress so that such a break-in can never happen again. A security company has already been commissioned to install laser sensors and new cameras. Armed personnel would also patrol. Incidentally, the perpetrator (s) are said to have stolen very high-quality jewelry and watches.
Ellen DeGeneres is one of the most famous faces on US television. In her talk show "The Ellen DeGeneres Show", the 62-year-old regularly hosts mega stars. Since 2008 she has been married to the Australian actress Portia de Rossi, who became known for her role as Nelle Porter in the series "Ally McBeal".