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Portia De Rossi Claims Ex Ran off with Her Brother's Wife

Portia De Rossi Claims Ex Ran off with Her Brother's Wife - The more excerpts we read from Portia de Rossi’s book, Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain, the more we actually want to go out and buy a copy of the juicy memoir for ourselves. In the latest selection, published in the Daily Mail, the actress claims her ex-husband left her in order to start a relationship with her brother’s wife.

De Rossi, 37, was married to documentary filmmaker Mel Metcalfe from 1996 to 1999. When Metcalfe ran off with her brother’s wife, Renee Kappos, de Rossi and her sibling ended up helping each other through their tough times.

"When my husband left me, my brother moved into my place ... My husband ran off with his wife, so we kept each other company and we liked to go out for margaritas and Mexican food to commiserate,” de Rossi writes in her memoir.

In retrospect, the actress says, she should have been suspicious of Metcalfe and Kappos, but the betrayal was shocking nonetheless.

"The fact that Renee would wear skimpy, lacy underwear clearly visible underneath her oversized, gaping overalls should have indicated to my brother and me that a personal partnership was also forming,” her book reads. "But when Mel left me and Renee suddenly sabotaged her marriage to my brother to be with Mel, my brother and I were left idiotically scratching our heads in disbelief."

Portia De Rossi Claims Ex Ran off with Her Brother's Wife

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