Tag Archives: Ellen Degeneres

Olympian Adam Rippon Fundraises For GLAAD [VIDEO]

Billboard Magazine reports: The true star of the 2018 Winter Olympics was Team USA’s first openly gay figure skater, Adam Rippon. While the games might be over, Rippon is using his platform to talk about the issues that matter… and his love life. Rippon appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show today in his first interview since returning to the U.S. ...

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Ellen Welcomes Alabama Father Who Picketed Roy Moore On Behalf Of His Late Lesbian Daughter [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: Nathan Mathis, the Wicksburg man who this week criticized U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore for calling gays perverts,  appeared today on the “Ellen” show. Mathis received national attention after holding a sign outside Moore’s Midland City rally Monday that read “Judge Roy Moore called my daughter Patti Sue Mathis (who committed suicide) a pervert because she was ...

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Ellen DeGeneres: I Won’t Have Trump On My Show Because He’s Dangerous To Me As A Gay Woman

And Teabistan explodes. From the right wing Free Beacon: Daytime talk show host Ellen DeGeneres said she would not have President Donald Trump as a guest on her show because she feels he is “dangerous” to the country and the world. “I would not have him on my show,” she said without hesitation. “You know, he is who he is, ...

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Forbes Ranks Ellen At #2 On TV’s Top Earners List

The Associated Press reports: Here are some of the world’s top-earning TV entertainers in 2017, according to Forbes magazine. The annual earnings of these stars may include income from additional activities such as producing, non-TV performances, endorsements and merchandising. 1. Dr. Phil McGraw, $79 million (talk-show host, personality, producer). 2. Ellen DeGeneres, $77 million (talk-show host, personality, producer). 3. Jerry ...

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Ellen DeGeneres: Trump Is Not Welcome On My Show Because He’s Against Everything I Stand For [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: When the Today show’s Matt Lauer asked Ellen DeGeneres in a new interview if she would like to have President Donald Trump appear on her daytime talk show, she barely hesitated before saying, “Um, no.” That line got laughs and applause from her own studio audience, which stuck around to see Lauer interview DeGeneres after he ...

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Ellen DeGeneres Celebrates 20th Anniversary Of Landmark Television Coming Out Episode [VIDEO]

People reports: Ellen DeGeneres is celebrating the 20th anniversary of her sitcom’s coming-out episode with a little help from friends like Oprah Winfrey, Laura Dern and Michelle Obama. Winfrey and Dern — both of whom guest starred in the iconic 1997 episode in which DeGeneres’ character came out as gay — stopped by The Ellen DeGeneres Show this week to ...

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Ellen DeGeneres Pays Tribute To The Obamas [VIDEO]

TIME recaps: To commemorate President Barack Obama’s final day in office, Ellen DeGeneres spent a few minutes of Thursday’s episode of The Ellen Show saying goodbye to him and First Lady Michelle Obama. DeGeneres began the segment by thanking POTUS for everything he accomplished during his White House tenure, including legalizing gay marriage.”I want to personally thank him for changing ...

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Pharrell Talks About Kim Burrell To Ellen: There’s No Room For Any Kind Of Prejudice In 2017 [VIDEO]

From the Hollywood Reporter: Pharrell Williams and Ellen DeGeneres discussed the absence of gospel singer and pastor Kim Burrell and her remarks against the LGBT community during Thursday’s The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Burrell and Williams had planned on singing “I See Victory” from the Hidden Figures soundtrack. “She said some very not nice things to say about homosexuals so I ...

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Gospel Legend Shirley Caesar Defends Kim Burrell, Blames Obama For Making Homosexuality “Alright”

The Root reports: These church ladies are downright hilarious. First there was Kim Burrell’s sermon about gay people are all going to die and go to hell, and now her compadre in holy ghost Shirley Caesar oddly defending and blaming President Obama for making homosexuality “alright”. “You should’ve said something four years ago when our President made that stuff alright,” ...

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Ellen DeGeneres Disinvites Homophobic Gospel Singer

Deadline reports: Ellen DeGeneres announced via Twitter that she has uninvited gospel singer Kim Burrell from performing on her daytime talk show after video began circulating online of an anti-gay sermon Burrell delivered at a Houston TX church. Burrell had been scheduled to sing the soundtrack song “I See A Victory” with Pharrell Williams, on DeGeneres show this Thursday; Williams ...

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Gospel Star Kim Burrell Goes On Wild Homophobic Rant Days Before Appearance On Ellen DeGeneres [VIDEO]

BET reports: Kim Burrell is featured on the soundtrack to one of the most uplifting and inspiring movies of the year, Hidden Figures, which focuses on a group of incredible Black women who strive to make change and spread positivity along that journey. Contrarily, her latest comments about another marginalized group of people don’t follow that thread of positivity as ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Obama Awards Presidential Medal Of Freedom To Ellen, Diana Ross, Tom Hanks, Others

NBC News reports: For the last time during his tenure in office, President Obama will bestow the Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, on a distinguished array of American icons on Tuesday. The medal, which has existed in some form since the Truman administration, has been given at Obama’s discretion more than any other president, and according to ...

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2016 Presidential Medal Of Freedom Honorees: Ellen DeGeneres, Robert De Niro, Bruce Springsteen, Others

Note that two of this year’s honorees, De Niro and Springsteen, are among the loudest Trump critics. CBS News reports: The White House on Wednesday announced the recipients of the Presidential Medal Of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. The prestigious accolade is given to people “who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the ...

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Hillary Roars At Ellen’s Debate Dance Clip [VIDEO]

The Today Show recaps: The presidential race is serious business, but one candidate saw the silly side on Friday. With the final debate just days away, Hillary Clinton sat down with Ellen DeGeneres to take a closer look at last Sunday’s debate — and it left her in stitches. Of course, as anyone who watched the town hall face-off between ...

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Ellen Takes The First Lady To CVS [VIDEO]

Mashable recaps: Things are going to be very different once Michelle Obama and family leave the White House, so Ellen DeGeneres decided it would be helpful to teach the FLOTUS a thing or two about grocery shopping at CVS (which, according to DeGeneres, stands for “cotton, Vaseline and stuff”). The two (mostly Ellen, really) wreaked havoc around the CVS. They ...

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Hillary Cancels West Coast Trip To Speed Recovery

The Los Angeles Times reports: Hillary Clinton canceled her trip to California planned for Monday and Tuesday after she revealed she had pneumonia and had appeared unsteady on her feet Sunday. “Secretary Clinton will not be traveling to California tomorrow or Tuesday,” spokesman Nick Merrill said Sunday evening. Clinton had been scheduled to spend two days in the state for ...

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Ellen DeGeneres Celebrates LGBT Pride [VIDEO]

Gay Star News recaps: Ellen DeGeneres has marked Pride Month with a remarkable video highlighting moments with an array of LGBTI guests and allies. One of the most moving moments is when Orpah Winfrey says to a clearly touched Ellen: ‘Your true legacy, the real work that you’ve done on the planet, will be teaching people how to live authentically ...

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Hillary Jokes About VP Options With Ellen [VIDEO]

The Hill recaps: Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton played a game of “Who’d You Rather” to try to choose her running mate, quickly ruling out rival Bernie Sanders. Appearing on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” in an episode airing Wednesday, Clinton was asked to choose who she’d want as a running mate as two famous people appeared on a screen. “We’ll ...

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Sia – Unforgettable [VIDEO]

Awful. Via Rolling Stone: Justin Timberlake isn’t the only artist tethering a new single to an animated film this summer: Sia has covered the Nat King Cole standard “Unforgettable” for the upcoming Finding Dory, the long-awaited sequel to the Pixar hit Finding Nemo. The “Chandelier” singer debuted her rendition of the classic Friday on Ellen; host Ellen DeGeneres provides the ...

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Ellen Denounces Mississippi’s Hate Law [VIDEO]

Ellen DeGeneres has delivered a heartfelt, yet amusing reaction to Mississippi’s hate law. Watch below. An excerpt: So, if you don’t know, the Governor of the state signed a religious freedom bill, which might sound good because the word freedom is in it. But here’s what it means. Under the law, if you say for religious reasons you can ‘deny ...

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