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Matt Damon Didn't Say Gay Actors Should Stay In The Closet

9/29/2015 9:16am EDT
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Matt Damon wants you to know he's okay with gay actors coming out of the closet, contrary to what some people think he said during an interview earlier this week.

Damon pretaped an appearance on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' that will air Tuesday in which he attempted to clarify the comments he made in an interview with The Guardian.

"I was just trying to say actors are more effective when they're a mystery, right?" Damon told DeGeneres. "And somebody picked it up and said I said gay actors should get back in the closet. Which is like, I mean it's stupid, but it is painful when things get sa...

Ellen DeGeneres And Justin Timberlake Join Jimmy Fallon For New Lip Sync Battle And History Of Rap

9/11/2015 5:04pm EDT
Jimmy Fallon Lip Sync Battles Ellen DeGeneres And Does History O
Ellen DeGeneres joined Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show" Wednesday night for another epic Lip Sync Battle.

The two stars were joined by Fallon BFF Justin Timberlake, who sat in by house band The Roots to judge the battle, and the two comedians had him laughing so hard that his "cheeks hurt."

Jimmy started things off by trying to bribe his guest judge before launching into The Killers' "Mr. Brightside," but the drab, lyric-heavy choice left things wide open for Ellen to jump out to an early lead, which she did by way of Diana Ross' "Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)....

Ellen DeGeneres Planning Major Change

8/22/2015 6:06pm EDT
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Ellen DeGeneres is reportedly planning a huge makeover, both professionally and personally.

After hearing rumors that Oprah Winfrey may make a TV comeback next year, DeGeneres has decided to switch up her look in order to compete with the media maven, according to Radar Online.

An insider revealed: "Ellen has been discussing this with her team for a while. She’s at the top of her game and knows the only way is down and she does not want to be caught napping at the wheel."

DeGeneres, 57, has been hosting her daytime show since 2003 and is aware that it's starting to "look tired." One of t...

That Moment Divorce Rumors Suddenly Fizzle Out: Hear Wedding Bells, Again?

7/18/2015 6:35am EDT
Ellen DeGeneres And Portia De Rossi TV Wedding? Couple Reportedl
Reportedly (with a big "R"), Ellen DeGeneres has asked Portia De Rossi for her hand in marriage -- again.

According to a source with the National Enquirer, Ellen and Portia have sloughed off divorce rumors in the most compelling way: by renewing their marital vows. The tabloid's source says the lesbian couple is planning a TV wedding of epic proportions, which sounds like something on the order of the British Royal Wedding.

Gossip Cop and other debunking sources have not dismissed the report at this time. So, presumably, the gossip mag has some basis for providing robust details for Porti...

Sofia Vergara Sent Reese Witherspoon To The Hospital While Filming 'Hot Pursuit'

4/14/2015 9:55am EDT
Sofia Vergara Accidentally Sent Reese Witherspoon To The Hospita
Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara's new movie, "Hot Pursuit," might be a comedy, but it's an action comedy. And these two ladies take their action very seriously. So seriously that Vergara accidentally sent Witherspoon to the hospital- for something that'll definitely make you cringe.

The "Modern Family" and "Wild" stars made an appearance on the "Ellen DeGeneres Show" on Monday to hype up "Hot Pursuit," when Vergara let slip about accidentally maiming her co-star. "I sent her to the emergency room," Vergara explained. "Something with internal bleeding."

But the two couldn't just come ...

You HAVE To See Al Roker's 'Fifty Shades' S&M Outfit (Watch)

2/18/2015 8:39am EST
Al Roker Is The Latest To Get 'Fifty Shades' Leather Bondage Tre
Full Disclosure: no, Al Roker did not technically dress up in leather booty shorts and nipple tassels for an episode of the "Today" show.

Sorry to disappoint anyone with simultaneous fetishes for bondage gear and the "Today" weather guy.

What you see above is the product of "The Ellen Degeneres Show"-
Roker's head edited onto some poor, unfortunate-looking schlub's body, and inserted into that morning's "Today" show.

It's part of an ongoing gag from Ellen Degeneres- last week, she played a "Today" show clip where Matt Lauer had been edited to look like he was dressed out in his best "Fi...

Justin Bieber Is No Longer 'Pretending' To Be Someone He's Not

1/29/2015 9:22pm EST
Justin Bieber Owns Up To Past 'Year And A Half' Of Troubles: 'I'
Justin Bieber surprised Ellen DeGeneres on Wednesday, showing up for the taping of Thursday's show with some flowers and Calvin Klein underwear (after all, he is the brand's new spokesperson) for her birthday.

The shameless product plug and Ellen's birthday weren't the only reasons Justin appeared on the show, he also talked about his upcoming Comedy Central Roast and why he's agreed to do it.

Ellen explained that Justin's manager, Scooter Braun, had called her and asked her to be a part of the roast -- after all, he did make his major TV debut on her show five years ago, but she refused,...

Ellen DeGeneres Fights Back Against Article Accusing Her Of 'Gay Agenda' (Watch)

1/15/2015 8:55am EST
Ellen DeGeneres Fights Back Against Article Accusing Her Of 'Gay
Let this be a lesson to all: never pick a fight with Ellen DeGeneres.

During yesterday's episode of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," the comedian-turned-talk-show-host devoted a portion of her monologue to a recent article, in which she was mentioned.

The article: "Are You Aware of the Avalanche of Gay Programming Assaulting Your Home?"

Written in Christian Post last week, the piece argued that there was a deluge of LGBT characters, TV shows and themes in current TV, and that it's the duty of good Christians to defend against such television.

Some of the shows noted are "Empire" (Jamal, the ...

People's Choice Awards Winners And Highlights

1/8/2015 8:36am EST
'Big Bang Theory,' 'Grey's Anatomy' Win Big At People's Choice A
"The Big Bang Theory" and "Grey's Anatomy" were some of the biggest winners at the 2015 People's Choice Awards on Wednesday night in Los Angeles at the Nokia Theater.

Long-running medical drama "Grey's Anatomy" took home the most trophies, including Favorite Network TV Drama, Favorite Dramatic TV Actor and Actress for Patrick Dempsey and Ellen Pompeo. Former cast member Sandra Oh was named the Favorite TV Character We Miss Most.

"The Big Bang Theory" also cleaned up, winning awards for Favorite TV Show, Favorite Network TV Comedy, and Favorite Comedic TV Actress for Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting.

25 Biggest Entertainment Stories Of The Year

12/30/2014 7:06am EST
25 Biggest Entertainment Stories Of 2014
2014 was a big year in entertainment -- there were sex scandals, star-studded weddings, arrests, nude photo leaks and cyber attacks, as well as a fist fight in an elevator.

Which stars and entertainment stories made the biggest headlines in 2014?

In January, Justin Bieber was arrested in Miami Beach, Fla., on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI), driving with an over six month expired license and resisting arrest without violence. That same month, Bieber was busted for throwing eggs at his neighbor's home in Calabasas, Calif., causing thousands of dollars of damage.


Ellen DeGeneres Reveals 'Interstellar' Twist

11/8/2014 9:45am EST
Ellen DeGeneres took Matthew McConaughey by surprise on Friday after she accidentally revealed one of the twists in his new space film "Interstellar" during an interview with the actor.

The media has kept mum about the film's plot and twists; however, the daytime talk show host let it slip that another Oscar winner makes a surprise appearance in Christopher Nolan's space drama.

McConaughey seemed to be slightly annoyed when he asked the host, "Me and who?" before trying to stop her from repeating his mysterious co-star's name.

An embarrased DeGeneres quickly realized her mistake and p...

Ellen DeGeneres And Portia De Rossi Cancel On Pet Benefit Because Of Fight

10/29/2014 3:15pm EDT
Ellen DeGeneres And Portia De Rossi Cancel On Pet Benefit Becaus
On the way to a Sunday fundraising event for the pet charity Saving Spot!, Ellen DeGeneres and Portia De Rossi reportedly got into a huge fight and did not attend the scheduled appearance.

Page Six reported that the comedienne and "Scandal" actress were so enraged at each other they made the driver of their car turn around and cancelled their appearance.

DeGeneres and Rossi released a statement to E! News explaining the situation.

"We were happy to lend our names as honorary chairs and the organization was always aware that we would be unable to attend. This is the first time we have see...

Celebrities With Royal Blood

9/17/2014 11:12am EDT
Celebrities With Royal Blood
There's Hollywood royalty, and then there's the blue blood ancestry that neither talent (nor money) can buy.

Angelina Jolie was born in Los Angeles, Calif., to actors Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand. The "Malificent" star's maternal grandfather was French Canadian, while her maternal grandmother was Dutch and German.

It's believed that Jolie is related, on her mother's side, to French King Philip II, known as Philip Augustus. He ruled from 1180 to 1223. Philip transformed France from a small feudal state into the wealthiest and most powerful country in Europe.


Kim Kardashian Finally Took The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge And Snapped Selfies Doing It, Of Course

9/9/2014 3:20pm EDT
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Kim Kardashian finally accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and in true Kardashian form she did it in the most visible way possible: on national television.

The reality star was a guest on Ellen DeGeneres' talk show on Tuesday, where she opted to accept her challenges, one of them coming from actress Sarah Jessica Parker (hey, don't those who are challenged only have 24 hours to take their ice showers?).

Following her interview portion of the show, the host took her over to a spot on stage to get drenched and showed her a big metal bucket filled with ice water.

Naturally, Kim held out ...

36 Celebs That Are Out And Proud

7/9/2014 8:00am EDT
36 Celebs That Are Out And Proud
For so many years, celebrities had to hide their sexuality. Afraid of not getting work or keeping the jobs they already had, so many men and women of music, television and movies lived closeted and non-authentic lives. Today, these talented individuals use their sexuality not only as a platform for truth, but also as a way to assist other young people to be true to themselves and not live a life in fear. Some may surprise you, others are well-known to the LGBT community. Their stories instill hope that sexuality will become less of an issue then living an inspired life.

1. Ellen DeGene...

Kristen Bell Gets 'Naked And Afraid' On Ellen

4/18/2014 7:04pm EDT
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Kristen Bell shared her love of Discovery Channel reality series "Naked And Afraid" during an appearance on Ellen DeGeneres' talk show on Friday.

"It's the best -- the best!" Kristen exclaims when Ellen brings up the show.

"For 21 days it's a man and a woman, and in the middle of nowhere, and my favorite thing about the show is... because it's in the middle of nowhere they always hire a local to drop them off."

Bell adds that she loves the look on the faces of the locals when it's time for the two survivors to leave all their belongings behind.

"And then [the local watches] this America...

Emma Stone, Andrew Garfield, And Jamie Foxx Have A Super-Awkward Interview With Ellen DeGeneres

4/4/2014 5:03pm EDT
Emma Stone, Andrew Garfield, And Jamie Foxx Have A Super-Awkward
An interview on the Ellen DeGeneres show got really awkward when Ellen kept asking about the romance between Amazing Spider-Man 2 co-stars Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield.

While the couple chatted about their recent trips overseas to promote the film, DeGeneres asked wryly, "Do any of the co-stars have to share a hotel room or anything like that?"

Jamie Foxx, who also stars in the film, added, "Yeah what do you guys do?" before having a sip from his cup and acting like he's about to hear some juicy gossip.

Garfield tried to deflect the question by joking to Foxx, "You know the answer to...

5 Most Memorable Celebrity Spokespeople Of The Last Decade

3/22/2014 11:35am EDT
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About one in five consumers say celebrity endorsements are important when choosing a brand. However, the power of celebrity is likely to be much greater, as these public figures stick in the minds of consumers and guarantee greater coverage of advertisements. That’s not to say that all celebrity spokespeople are created equally, though. Read on to discover some of the most memorable and best celebrity brand ambassadors from the last decade.

William Shatner Talks Discount Travel for

Roles like Captain Kirk and Denny Crane have made William Shatner a household name, but his ro...

Shining Stars And Falling Stars: Ellen DeGeneres And Kim Kardashian

3/7/2014 9:00am EST
Shining Stars And Falling Stars: Ellen DeGeneres And Kim Kardash
Shining Star - Ellen DeGeneres: Not only did talk show host Ellen DeGeneres host the Oscars in the most comedic way possible, but she is also credited for owning the infamous Oscars Selfie. The famous photo has been shared so much during the live telecast of the show that it actually broke Twitter.

Note: This is actually a group photo and not a "selfie," but we're not arguing. Who else could get all of these amazing stars together in one place for an amazing shot. There's just so much to take in here and it's just beautiful.

Not only does she own this awesome photo, but Ellen cracked...

8 Best Moments From The 86th Academy Awards

3/3/2014 7:00pm EST
8 Best Moments From The 86th Academy Awards
Oscars 2014 will forever be known as the year of good vibes, from Ellen DeGeneres' "killing them with kindness" opening monologue to the group victory win for "12 Years A Slave." While the amazing moments that happened were too many to count, here are some of the highlights of the evening (with a few "did that really happen?") events as well!

1. Ellen DeGeneres As Hostess With The Mostess

This was Ellen's second time hosting the biggest awards show of the year. The first time in 2007, she brought a new energy to the tired format and was well-received by critics and celebrities in attenda...

Ellen DeGeneres Explains Original Plan For Oscar Twitter Photo

3/3/2014 5:03pm EST
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Ellen DeGeneres got her wish when she set out to create the most retweeted photo at the Oscars, but the picture is a far cry from what she intended.

Ellen told E! after the show that the joke was for Ellen to take a picture with Meryl Streep, then crop Streep out of the photo. "That was going to be the joke. But it doesn't matter. It was just great," she said to Bradley Cooper, who stopped by during her interview.

Instead, Ellen got a great shot of several huge Hollywood stars and crashed Twitter as users raced to help Ellen achieve her goal. As of this writing, the picture has over 2.8 m...

Ellen DeGeneres Passes Out Pizza To Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, More Stars At The Oscars

3/3/2014 1:00pm EST
Ellen DeGeneres Passes Out Pizza To Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Mo
Knowing that some celebrities starve themselves to squeeze into their red carpet gowns for the Oscars, Ellen DeGerenes had pizza delivered during the 86th Annual Academy Awards on Sunday night.

"Brad? Angie? Pizza?" the host asked the famous couple. Brad Pitt asked for pepperoni, in case you wanted to know. Julia Roberts is apparently a cheese lover.

DeGeneres joked with the delivery guy, "Who's your favorite movie star? They're here." She also asked the crowd to pony up to pay for the meal because she didn't have any money.

Who actually ate the pizza? Brad Pitt, Jennifer Lawrence, Harri...

Ellen DeGeneres Breaks Twitter With Star-Studded Oscars Selfie

3/2/2014 11:37pm EST
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Ellen DeGeneres took a selfie with numerous A-listers during the 2014 Oscars and ended up breaking Twitter.

The host of the 86th annual Academy Awards shared the image, which featured Bradley Cooper, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lawrence, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Lupita Nyong'o, Kevin Spacey and almost Jared Leto, shared the image on the social networking website after taking it, writing, "If only Bradley's arm was longer. Best photo ever" (Cooper actually held the camera).

The photo was retweeted over a million times, breaking the record set by U.S. President Barack Obama afte...

Oscars Host Ellen DeGeneres Talks About The Big Night

3/1/2014 3:00pm EST
Oscars Host Ellen DeGeneres Talks About The Big Night
The host of the 86th Academy Awards, Ellen DeGeneres, talks about the pressures of hosting the ceremony, Pharrell's infamous hat, Bradley Cooper going commando, dancing and hoping for an encore.

Starpulse is hosting an Oscars Twitter party!

Join us live from the red carpet at 5:30 ET and press room as we tweet photos, quotes and commentary from Hollywood's biggest night of the year. We welcome you to share your funny, sincere or snarky comments and predictions with us as the ceremony unfolds!

Follow us @Starpulse #StarpulseOscars

Ellen DeGeneres Talks Hosting The Oscars, Coming Out, And Finding True Love With Portia De Rossi

2/23/2014 9:40am EST
Ellen DeGeneres People Magazine
Oscar host Ellen DeGeneres, 56, shares with PEOPLE in this week's issue the ups and downs that have shaped her life: her painful past, starting over, and finding real love with wife Portia De Rossi.

Below is an excerpt of this week's PEOPLE cover story, in Ellen's own words.

On Hosting the Oscars:
"I'm hosting the Oscars – because it's a really terrifying thing to do. I thought, why not challenge myself? I'm comfortable right now, and it's never good to be comfortable as a performer. In real life, I like to be comfortable. I go home and literally put pajamas on immediately. Creatively I n...

Rumor Patrol: Justin Bieber's Wax Figure Retired, Oscar Winner Revealed, More

2/15/2014 2:03pm EST
Rumor Patrol: Justin Bieber's Wax Figure Retired, Oscar Winner R
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Justin Bieber's Wax Figure Retired: After the pop star claimed he was retiring, is it true the wax version made by Madam Tussauds has had its last day in the public eye?

Verdict: True. General Manager Bret Pidgeon told the New York Post, "This is disappointing, but hopefully we can welcome a new 'grown-up' Justin back to the attraction in the near future." The reason why may disturb you: the figure was...

'Ellen DeGeneres Show' Will Be First Daytime Talk Show To Air In China

1/22/2014 9:33am EST
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"The Ellen DeGeneres Show" will be the first U.S. program of its kind to air in China. The series debuted stateside in 2003.

Warner Bros., which distributes the show in the United States, has partnered with China's leading online video service provider, Sohu Video, to broadcast the daytime talk show.

Even though Chinese media officials are often strict with western programming aired in the country, president of Warner Bros. Worldwide Television Distribution Jeffrey Schlesinger believes DeGeneres' show is family-friendly enough to appeal to many viewers in China.

He said in a statement: "...

Celebrity Sex Tape Wish List: Beyonce & Jay Z, Ellen DeGeneres & Portia DeRossi, More

12/31/2013 1:00pm EST
Jay Z & Beyonce
Vivid Entertainment just released its "Top 10 Hottest Couples" wish list of stars it would most like to add to its popular celebrity roster.

Prince William and Kate Middleton came in at number one for the third year in a row, followed by Katy Perry and John Mayer in second place and Beyoncé and Jay-Z in third place.

"Kate's pregnancy and birth to Prince George only made the couple more popular. They project natural good looks and good health and their stature on the world stage is unparalleled.  We know our chances of getting them to star in a sex tape are slim, but that's what wish lists...

Ellen DeGeneres Pushes For 'Bridesmaids' Sequel, Role

12/21/2013 10:00am EST
Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen DeGeneres is angling for a role in "Bridesmaids 2," even though plans for a sequel have not been greenlit.

The actress and daytime talk show star is hosting the upcoming Oscars and worked with director Paul Feig to promote the awards show. She’s hoping their collaboration will lead to a part in a sequel to the comedy.

DeGeneres, 55, released a video on Thursday for the Academy Awards and at one point declares: "Two plus two: great Oscar promo, `Bridesmaids 2,' cha-ching!"

“Bridesmaids” was a huge success when it was released in 2011, but the director hasn’t announced that he’s maki...

Ellen DeGeneres Dances In The Street To Promote The 2014 Oscars

12/20/2013 8:00pm EST
Ellen DeGeneres
Now that Oscar season is officially upon us, the first trailer for 2014's Ellen DeGeneres is gearing up for her hosting duties with a little song and a little dance.

The talk show host dances along with 250 men and women wearing tuxedos in the new trailer for the 86th annual Academy Awards, which will air live on ABC Sunday, March 2, 2014.

Ellen gets her dance on and lip-syncs to Fitz & The Tantrums' "The Walker" in the video.

“I had the best time making this,” Ellen said of the video, which will run in movie theaters across the U.S. beginning on January 3.

The video was directed by "Br...