Ellen DeGeneres

The latest news about Ellen DeGeneres, the out comedian and host of The Ellen Show. Ellen DeGeneres famously came out on her television sitcom Ellen in 1997, which was preceded by a cover article on Time Magazine that read, "Yep, I'm Gay" and a coming out to Oprah Winfrey. DeGeneres is a popular host for many awards ceremonies, including The Oscars and the Primetime Emmys, and was a voice actor for the Pixar film Finding Nemo, on which she played the character of the forgetful Dory. She married actress Portia de Rossi in 2008.

The Dear Evan Hansen star who came out in a music video last month, also said he hopes there comes a time when coming out is not such a huge deal. 

March 14 2019 11:38 AM

DeGeneres, who took heat for appearing to pardon Kevin Hart, admitted she feels 'bombarded' with bad news and keeps "trying to do what we can." 

February 15 2019 8:28 PM

The three-time Grammy winner credited DeGeneres with inspiring her to come out as a lesbian. Later they exchanged "I love yous."

February 14 2019 2:48 PM

The Grace & Frankie star was offered the news giant's cover in 1975 with one major caveat. 

January 16 2019 2:35 PM

Hart refuses to take responsibility for his horrifying jokes about hurting children, while Ellen remains a co-conspirator.

January 11 2019 6:01 AM

The CNN anchor said DeGeneres does not speak for the community at large, and that Hart has not shown he's an ally. 

January 05 2019 1:37 PM

The lesbian talk show host received a slew of criticism in forgiving Hart for his antigay tweets and his lackluster apology.

January 04 2019 1:22 PM