Entertainment Portia De Rossi says she has quit acting

07:00  17 may  2018
07:00  17 may  2018 Source:   smh.com.au

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Portia de Rossi explained why she decided to quit acting after decades in the business. Then, she and Ellen got a huge surprise for The Ellen DeGeneres

Portia de Rossi appeared on wife Ellen DeGeneres' talk show Wednesday to share the reason she said goodbye to acting . "I called Mitch Hurwitz, who's the creator of Arrested Development, and I said , 'If there is a season five I won't be doing it because I quit acting .'

Portia de Rossi, right, pictured with her wife Ellen DeGeneres. © Getty Images Portia de Rossi, right, pictured with her wife Ellen DeGeneres. Australian actor Portia de Rossi has announced she has quit acting in order to start her own business.

The former actress and model appeared alongside her wife Ellen DeGeneres on American television to make the shock announcement.

De Rossi was raised in Grovedale, near Geelong, before studying law at the University of Melbourne. She left Australia at the age of 21 to pursue a career in acting, snapping up roles in films such as Scream 2 and Stigmata.

However, she is best known for playing Lindsay Bluth Funke on the award-winning TV comedy Arrested Development.

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As Portia de Rossi approached her 45th birthday, she was mentally prepared to close the acting chapter of her life. “I called Mitch Hurwitz, who’s the creator of Arrested Development and I said , ‘If there is a season 5, I won’t be doing it because I quit acting .

Don’t expect to see Portia de Rossi on the small screen after this season of Arrested Development. The 45-year-old recently revealed she ’s quit acting on The Ellen Degeneres Show. “I called Mitch Hurwitz, who created Arrested Development, and I said if there is a Season 5

"I made this decision about 18 months ago," she said on Wednesday's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres show. "Shonda Rhimes wrote me off Scandal; it was fine. I called Mitch Hurwitz – who's the creator of Arrested Development – and I said if there is a season five I won't be doing it because I've quit acting.

"He seemed really understanding, he totally got it, we had a great conversation... then he wrote me into five episodes [of the upcoming season]. Don't know how it happened, but yes, I am on season five."

After announcing her new career direction, de Rossi was presented with a farewell gift from the Arrested Development team: a $US50,000 cheque. The money will go towards DeGeneres's African charity that aims to save endangered gorillas.

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Australian actor Portia de Rossi has announced she has quit acting in order to start her own business. The former actor will now focus her time and energy on a startup that reproduces paintings using 3D printing technology. She says her company will allow people to buy quality art for a

One could argue that Portia de Rossi is most well-known at this point in her career as playing Lindsay Bluth-Fünke on Arrested Development (Ally McBeal fans just Ellen DeGeneres spilled the beans that Portia had quit acting recently. Portia says she chose to leave acting 18 months ago, and was

"What it means is they want you to do season six," DeGeneres joked.

"I'm yours," de Rossi said. "Once a Bluth, always a Bluth."

Portia and Ellen. © REUTERS/Danny Moloshok Portia and Ellen. The former actor will now focus her time and energy on a startup that reproduces paintings using 3D printing technology. She says her company will allow people to buy quality art for a reasonable price without resorting to a flat, poster version.

De Rossi has always been an intensely private person who prefers to shun the Hollywood spotlight. In 2003, she told Fairfax Media she doesn't like doing interviews because she hates her personal life being scrutinised.

"It sounds so trite, but my private life is mine," she said. "When you have the paparazzi hiding in the bushes outside your home, about the only thing you can control is how you respond publicly. When I hear celebrities talking about their marriages or other things that are intensely personal, I cringe. I just think, 'Keep it to yourself.' It's like desperate attention-seeking."

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