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.

One of Ellen's favorite holidays is Halloween, and she never fails to surprise us with her hilarious costumes.

October 27 2017 5:16 AM

In her new memoir, Judy Wieder — The Advocate's first female editor in chief — recounts the drama involving Ellen's big coming-out announcement. Read an exclusive excerpt from Wieder's book, Random Events Tend to Cluster, below.

October 12 2017 6:42 AM

A visibly shaken DeGeneres chose to shine a light on the good in the world after the Vegas shooting.

October 05 2017 3:25 PM

Bisexual actor Daniel Newman from AMC's The Walking Dead honors Ellen DeGeneres for The Advocate's 50th Anniversary.

September 25 2017 6:02 AM

"I can't have someone who I feel is not only dangerous for the country and for me personally as a gay woman, but to the world," said DeGeneres.

September 22 2017 3:22 PM

Those behind the scenes didn't want her saying anything about being a lesbian, even long after she came out.

September 07 2017 5:58 PM
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