Topics :: Ellen Degeneres

Liza Opens Up About Ellen’s Oscars Joke

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Mar 4, 2014
TMZ speaks to Liza Minnelli about how she took Ellen DeGeneres’s joke during Sunday night’s Academy Awards -- the crack some labeled as transphobic.

DeGeneres’ Selfie Crashes Twitter

Monday Mar 3, 2014
Ellen DeGeneres’ goal of setting a retweet record with her star-studded selfie was achieved before the Oscars telecast was even over.

Was Ellen’s Liza Minnelli Joke Transphobic?

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Mar 3, 2014
During the opening monologue of Sunday’s 86th Academy Awards, host Ellen DeGeneres made a crack at Liza Minnelli -- the joke has since been labeled by some in the social media universe as transphobic and mean spirited.

DeGeneres Collects 14th People’s Choice Award

By Jessica Herndon | Thursday Jan 9, 2014
The fans made their top picks in television, music and film at the 2014 People’s Choice Awards and deemed Ellen DeGeneres their favorite daytime TV host, making her the woman with the most People’s Choice honors - a total of 14 trophies.

Ellen DeGeneres to Host Oscars for 2nd Time

By David Bauder | Friday Aug 2, 2013
Comic and daytime television host Ellen DeGeneres was picked to host the Academy Awards for the second time.

The 55th Grammy Awards -- the Day After

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Feb 11, 2013
Although the 55th Grammy Awards was one of the most watched shows in the event’s history, Chris Brown managed to sour it up a bit and reminded America why everyone wants him to go away.

Ellen DeGeneres Receives Top Humor Prize in DC

By Brett Zongker | Tuesday Oct 23, 2012
Some of the nation’s top comedians hailed Ellen DeGeneres as a trailblazer Monday night as she received the nation’s highest humor prize.

Gay Ex-Boy Scout Gets $20K Check, Spot on ’Ellen’

Friday Oct 12, 2012
A Northern California Boy Scout who was denied an Eagle Scout award and kicked out of his troop because he is gay recently appeared on Ellen DeGeneres’ talk show and was given $20,000 for college.

Kimmel, Chenoweth to Honor Ellen DeGeneres in DC

By Brett Zongker | Thursday Oct 4, 2012
Jimmy Kimmel, Kristin Chenoweth, Steve Harvey and Lily Tomlin have signed on to honor Ellen DeGeneres with tribute performances as she wins the nation’s top humor prize.

Ellen DeGeneres Wins Top US Humor Prize in DC

By Brett Zongker | Wednesday May 16, 2012
The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced that Ellen DeGeneres will receive the 15th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.