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The final episode of ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ will air later this week . Ellen and her wife Portia de Rossi are now planning to head overseas as she embarks on the next chapter of her career.
According to reports – “Right after the show finale airs she, Portia and her closest friends, including her brother, Vance DeGeneres and his wife, are heading to Rwanda for the opening of her gorilla campus.”
Ellen began hosting the talk show in 2003.
Gorilla conservation is passion project for the TV star, and for the time being, she doesn’t have any “definite” career plans in place.
The insider added: “She’s going to take some much-needed time off and just take a pause.”
In April, Ellen took to Twitter to confirm she’d already filmed her last-ever episode of her long-running talk show.
She said as she announced the end of her show –
Today we taped the final episode of The Ellen Show which airs on May 26th.When we started this show in 2003, the iPhone didn’t exist. Social Media didn’t exist. Gay marriage wasn’t legal. We watched the world change, sometimes for the better, sometimes not”ELLEN