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Actress Kate McKinnon has given a moving speech as she presented her idol Ellen DeGeneres with a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globe Awards. McKinnon presented the comedian and longtime talk show star with the Carol Burnett Award for Achievement in Television, honouring “outstanding contributions on or off the screen.” In a moving speech, …

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Ellen DeGeneres has surprised a newly-engaged lesbian couple after one of the women asked her to stand-in for her unsupportive parents at her wedding. “My parents aren’t going to attend my wedding because they don’t like that I’m gay,” Kate Austin tweeted at Ellen with a photo of her romantic Paris proposal to Sarah Sulsenti. …

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Kevin Hart has ruled out coming back on board as host of the Oscars ceremony next month. The US comedian and actor pulled out of the hosting gig in December amid controversy over past homophobic tweets. Hart suggested he may return to the role in a controversial appearance on Ellen DeGeneres’ talk show late last …

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Gay Florida teenager Seth Owen, who went viral after he was forced out of his family home, has received an unexpected surprise from talk show host Ellen DeGeneres. Eighteen-year-old Seth Owen’s religious parents had given him a choice between attending the family’s anti-gay church or moving out after they found out he was gay. The …

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Ellen DeGeneres has urged fans to boycott Bermuda after it became the first country in the world to repeal marriage equality. Last May, the island nation’s Supreme Court ruled that a registrar’s decision to deny a marriage license to a same-sex couple was discriminatory. But lawmakers responded by creating the Domestic Partnership Act, which allows …

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Sam Smith has blamed tequila for his onstage gaffe at last year’s Academy Awards ceremony. In a new interview with Ellen DeGeneres, Sam addressed the controversial acceptance speech during which he incorrectly suggested he was the first gay winner of an Academy Award. “It all started with a hip flask… of tequila,” the 25-year-old explained. …

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Ellen DeGeneres has thrown her support behind the same-sex marriage “yes” campaign in Australia. The comedian and talk show host posted an image to her social media accounts of her Australian-born wife Portia de Rossi lounging at home with their pet dogs. “I appreciate my wife every day,” she wrote. “I can’t imagine calling her …

Ellen DeGeneres has reunited with the cast of her 1990s sitcom, 20 years after the episode in which she famously came out as gay. In February 1997, the comedian sat down with talk show host Oprah Winfrey and spoke openly about her personal decision to come out as a lesbian. Then two months later, Ellen …

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Ellen DeGeneres compiled and released a video message thanking Barack Obama for “everything he was able to accomplish in the name of equality” during his presidency. In the video, posted to her YouTube channel, Ellen said: “Years ago, it would’ve been hard to believe that we could repeal Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, pass the Hate …

When it comes to television chat shows, Ellen DeGeneres is both royalty and TV royalty But her regal status goes further than that – she is actually a cousin, albeit a distant one, to the Duchess of Cambridge, the mother of the future king of England. According to the New England Genealogical Society, Ellen and …