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Actor comedian Kevin Hart

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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Seth Owen on Ellen Degeneres

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

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 ellen show

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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Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump has announced on Twitter that transgender service members would be prohibited from serving “in any capacity” in the US military. Donald Trump wrote on Twitter: “After consultation with my generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in …

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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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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 …

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