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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 gay presidential candidate also addressed his lack of support from African-American voters.

February 21 2020 4:03 PM

The basketball star appeared on Ellen DeGeneres's show to discuss how he and wife Gabrielle Union support their daughter. 

February 11 2020 12:50 PM

The commercial is one of seven LGBTQ-inclusive ads that will air during the Super Bowl.  

January 31 2020 4:13 PM

The Saturday Night Live star introduced Ellen DeGeneres, who received the honorary Carol Burnett Award. 

January 05 2020 9:32 PM

Some argue on social media that icons are being held more accountable. But Amanda Kerri says hate is now seen as a virtue.

December 13 2019 6:31 AM

Beals also discussed the decision to reboot the groundbreaking series about queer women. 

December 05 2019 2:26 PM

The award honors outstanding achievement in television, and DeGeneres is its second recipient, the first being its namesake.

November 04 2019 4:00 PM