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Ellen DeGeneres' Mom Says After She Came Out, 'I Just Gave Her a Big Hug'

Originally posted 06/26/2015 02:50PM

When Ellen DeGeneres came out to her mom Betty, there was just one negative thought that came to her mother's mind.

"[I thought,] 'Oh darn, her engagement picture won't be in the New Orleans paper so all my friends can see it,' " Betty confessed on stage at Logo's second annual Trailblazers Honors ceremony on Thursday.

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Has the Entourage Cast Ever Had Sex with a Guest Star? Watch Them Play 'Never Have I Ever' (VIDEO)

Originally posted 06/04/2015 10:15AM

The stars of Entourage are pretty much as innocent as the characters they play in the upcoming film based on the long-running HBO series. That is, not very.

Adrian Grenier, Jerry Ferrara, Kevin Dillon and Kevin Connolly appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Thursday to talk about the film and, more importantly, play a game of Never Have I Ever.

Spoiler alert: They often have.

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Sarah Silverman Won't Wed Until Everyone Can, Calls Gay Marriage Bans 'Elitist'

Sarah Silverman Won't Wed Until Everyone Can, Calls Gay Marriage Bans 'Elitist'

Originally posted 06/03/2015 10:10AM

Sarah Silverman and Michael Sheen have been dating for over a year, but the actress insists marriage isn't in the cards anytime soon – at least not until everyone can tie the knot!

The 44-year-old comedian made her first appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Wednesday, telling host Ellen DeGeneres she doesn't plan to get married until same-sex marriage is legalized everywhere.

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Ellen DeGeneres Scares Up Another Hilarious Supercut (VIDEO)

Originally posted 05/27/2015 11:00AM

Guests on the Ellen DeGeneres Show should know what they're in for by now – the comedian has made her love and affinity for pranking no secret over the years. Despite regularly making celebrities jump out of their seats, however, DeGeneres still manages to spook a new crop of celebs every season.

In a new hilarious supercut, the 57-year-old shares some of her favorite pranks on some unsuspecting famous faces.

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Josh Groban Gushes About Kat Dennings, Then Gasps from Fright During Roller Coaster Ellen Interview (VIDEO)

Originally posted 05/26/2015 12:25PM

Ellen DeGeneres raised Josh Groban up – right up out of his seat, in fact.

In a clip from Tuesday's Ellen DeGeneres Show, the singer gets quite the fright in the middle of an interview when a staffer pops out of what looked like an ordinary coffee table.

Coincidentally, Groban's gasp-inducing moment came not long after he told DeGeneres of singing the "Star-Spangled Banner" at the Kentucky Derby that "it's good to be scared."

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Pamela Anderson Talks Second Divorce from Rick Salomon, Opens Up About Dating and Marriage: 'You Never Know'

Originally posted 05/21/2015 12:10PM


Pamela Anderson has been through a roller-coaster second divorce from Rick Salomon, but she is coming out smiling.

The former Baywatch star, 47, opened up about her split, which was finalized in April, and her plans to date again while stopping by The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Thursday.

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Melissa McCarthy Opens Up About Being Insulted by a Male Reporter: 'We Tear Down Women in This Country'

Originally posted 05/20/2015 11:20AM

Melissa McCarthy has made a name for herself in Hollywood, but she still faces sexism in the industry.

The actress, 44, recounted on the Ellen DeGeneres Show Wednesday a confrontation she had with a male reporter who wrote a negative review of her 2014 comedy Tammy, in which her appearance in the film was criticized.

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Melissa McCarthy Dazzles at Walk of Fame Ceremony

Melissa McCarthy Dazzles at Walk of Fame Ceremony

Originally posted 05/20/2015 12:25AM

Emmy-winner Melissa McCarthy was pretty in purple as she was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday.

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Drew Barrymore Embraced Turning 40: I Finally 'Feel My Age'

Drew Barrymore Embraced Turning 40: I Finally 'Feel My Age'

Originally posted 05/19/2015 01:10PM

"I always felt not my age and now I feel my age and I love it," the actress says

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Sandra Bullock: Why I Spent Mother's Day In Tears

Sandra Bullock: Why I Spent Mother's Day In Tears

Originally posted 05/18/2015 02:45PM

"He sang me a song that he wrote ... I didn't have the heart to tell him he plagiarized," she jokes

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