The CNN anchor said he and his former beau "get along really well," but brushed off the notion they'd get back together as a couple.
In a People interview, the 'Arrested Development' actor credited her wife with making her "comfortable with my sexuality."
"Who knew?" the daytime talk show host said as she recovers from the coronavirus.
In the wake of her diagnosis, the Emmy winner said she was halting production of her daytime talk show through early 2021. She did not specify a return date.
The Emmy winner's makeover came weeks after she issued an apology for allegations of fostering a toxic environment at her daytime talk show.
The 'Late Late Show' host had been rumoured as a replacement for Ellen DeGeneres after reports of workplace toxicity.
The Emmy winner returned to TV with a public apology, saying she hoped her show would once again be viewed as “a place of happiness and joy.”
The singer reflected on a 2008 appearance on the comedian's talk show, during which DeGeneres pressured her into revealing a rumoured pregnancy.
The comedian-turned-talk show host said she has "compassion" for DeGeneres, who spent the summer in a fog of accusations of workplace toxicity.
"I was never a victim guys, I was always in on the joke," the Modern Family actor said.