Ellen DeGeneres and former First Lady Michelle Obama, the BFFs who took CVS by storm, are back – this time at Costco. Ahead of Obama's Thursday appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, DeGeneres set up an impromptu book signing for the first lady's new memoir, Becoming, at the big-box store to get everyone hyped. In a sneak peak shared on Instagram, DeGeneres plays the keyboard to distract Obama from her signing duties, and she brings up the elephant in the room: Why Oprah was mentioned in the book more times than the comedian and talk show host was. I'm so happy, I could sing. The camera crew also captured the first time Obama saw her book in-store and some excellent singing by DeGeneres.
Ellen DeGeneres has one regret about coming out on national television over 20 years ago. In an interview with "Today" show co-anchor Matt Lauer, the daytime talk show host looked back at what it was like to announce that she was gay on her sitcom when she was 39. "I was anticipating it being a charged episode, which it was, because it was making a big decision to come out, and to be honest and to stop hiding something that I had kept secret for so long," she recalled. "I wish I would have done it sooner. I wish I hadn't waited so long." "I look back on it now and I think I wish I would've done it sooner."
Ellen DeGeneres said she's considering leaving "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." Ellen DeGeneres said she's considering ending her popular daytime talk show. The comedian told The New York Times on Wednesday that her hosting duties on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" may come to an end in the next few years. DeGeneres said she recently extended her contract until the summer of 2020, but has grappled with whether or not to retire after that. She added that conflicting advice from her brother, Vance DeGeneres, and her wife, Portia de Rossi, hasn't made her decision easier.
Ellen Degeneres revealed in a new interview that she hit "rock bottom" after coming out in 1997. "I was the punch line of lots of jokes. I laughed at some, but I realized there's somebody on the other side of them. It's cruel," Degeneres told Out. "I've never liked mean comedy, but that became even more important to me after I was the brunt of it." Degeneres came out as a lesbian on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" in 1997.
When Nicole Kidman met Keith Urban, he played hard to get. The actress told Ellen Degeneres she had "such a crush" on the country crooner but after he failed to call her for four months she thought he wasn't interested. But it all worked out in the end. The pair have been married for more than 10 years and share two children together. Kidman said she wants to leave their first meeting in the past.