April 26, 2022 9:09 a.m.
Ellen DeGeneres has been there for Adam Levine from the start.
On Tuesday, the Maroon 5 frontman is on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” and the host begins by noting that he’s appeared on nearly every season since the show premiered in 2003.
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“That’s crazy,” Levine says. “Especially because the first season we were in was such a different time in my life. I didn’t have, like, clean clothes.
He adds, “I just wanted to thank you in front of America and all those people in this room for supporting us so well from the start. There weren’t many, and I love you forever.
“I’ve always loved you, you know that,” DeGeneres tells her.
The two also talk about how DeGeneres named Levine’s firstborn, Dusty.
“I know it was definitely a name you recommended,” Levine recalled, adding that when he brought up the name with his wife, she didn’t get it at first, but eventually opened up. at the idea.
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The singer then reveals, “I’m technically the reason you met Portia,” referencing DeGeneres’ wife, Portia de Rossi.
The two didn’t give specifics, but DeGeneres clarified that she had already met de Rossi at that time, but Levine was the reason they started dating.
“We’re very intertwined in our lives,” the host says.