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Did You Know?
Occasionally the show got serious and rather emotional and dealt with serious issues and things that have happened that affected Ellen DeGeneres personally: In one show Ellen DeGeneres broke down live on the set over a puppy she had given way and in some shows, Ellen DeGeneres addressed the tragic deaths of homosexual teenagers and in 1 show, Ellen DeGeneres talked about a difficult day she had. See more
Ellen states the purpose of her show is to promote equality, acceptance and love, however occasionally she employs Chippendale dancers to entertain her guests and the audience. Chippendale dancers have been criticized because they exploit, degrade and humiliate men. See more
[During her stand-up routine
You know how you always expect someone to think the same as you and then your like, really shocked when they don't? Like when it's a cold day and you turn to the person next to you and say, 'Its so cold, aren't you cold?' and then they say 'no.' It's kinda like, 'what, are you a communist?'