Anne Heche Said Ellen DeGeneres Didn't Want Her to "Dress Sexy"

The late '90s couple dated for over 3 years.

Emmy-nominated actress Anne Heche is trying her hand at TikTok influencing. The John Q star recently began posting on the video-based platform, and her eclectic content has spanned from her quest to find a date to an overview of her own red carpet outfits.

In Heche's now-viral "Rating my Iconic Red Carpet Looks," she attributes a number score to some of her most memorable fashion moments. While not every look got present-day Anne's stamp of approval (her 2004 Met Gala costume earned a meager two out of 10), one ensemble in particular was met with zero points and a "bye, no!"

That look would be the blue velvet-on-velvet three-piece outfit she wore to the Golden Globes when she attended with then-girlfriend Ellen DeGeneres in 1998.

Anne Heche Said Ellen DeGeneres Didn't Want Her to "Dress Sexy"

Heche was critical of the '90s style (and, seemingly, hippies) in her appraisal. "Why do I look like a hippie?" she asked quickly before responding, "It's because Ellen didn't want me to dress sexy."

And that's the tea.

Heche and DeGeneres dated for three-and-a-half years, between 1997 and 2000. The talk show host told The L.A. Times that the breakup marked "the first time I've had my heart broken."

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