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Ellen's studio crew ‘furious’ at her Covid-19 indifference, further evidence that she’s not as ‘nice’ as she seems

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21.04.2020

DeGeneres’ path to international stardom and adoration was not an easy one. When she first bravely came out as gay on the cover of TIME magazine back in 1997 (then as the star of the ‘Ellen’ sitcom), she faced a brutal homophobic reaction and temporarily lost her career. Her show was canceled as America debated whether or not she had a right to be who she was openly and publicly.

Fortunately, she bounced back and became a massively successful comedian known worldwide on a first-name basis. Her entire persona was built on the belief that she is nice – very, very nice. She has always had that easy, folksy, southern charm. For years, she famously intro’d her daytime talk show by dancing through the rows of seats for her adoring audience.

Given that her brand of comedy is not particularly daring or offensive, Ellen became someone everyone could love, politics aside. Yet suddenly, if recent coverage of the star is anything to go by, she’s become someone everyone can hate.

It all kicked into high gear in February when YouTuber guest Nikkie de Jager accused her of being........

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