On Monday, The Ellen DeGeneres Show mask returned with a original episode taped fully at huge identify Ellen DeGeneres‘ dwelling, where she and wife Portia de Rossi own been self-quarantining for weeks. No matter the palatial digs, the controversy level to host insisted that her dwelling sounds like a prison, a tone deaf comparison that didn’t take a seat neatly with critics on Twitter. “What a colossal take a look at up on for Ellen as thousands of oldsters take a seat in right jail cells unprejudiced hoping for the suitable without soap and same old protections,” tweeted Fluctuate’s Caroline Framke.
After taking a few weeks off due to concerns about the fresh coronavirus pandemic, DeGeneres returned to the air the old day along with her first of many at-dwelling episodes. “Thanks for not being right here,” said the daytime host. “That is crazy. I wasn’t presupposed to be doing my level to from my dwelling except subsequent season.”
DeGeneres went on to applaud neatly being care workers on the entrance traces of the COVID-19 crisis ahead of reflecting on her time in isolation. “On the recent time I’m filming this in my lounge because it has the suitable gentle and sound and the entire diverse rooms in my dwelling are stuffed with bathroom paper,” she joked. DeGeneres added that she and de Rossi own been quarantining for 3 weeks, an skills that has some unintended certain outcomes. “It’s nice, actually. On account of we get to utilize time together and talk and truly get to clutch every diverse,” she said. “Did you realize she became Australian?”
However the unprejudiced vibes stopped there. “That is like being in jail,” persevered the Ellen host. “Mostly because I’ve been carrying the same apparel for 10 days and all americans in right here is homosexual.” Woof — on many, many ranges.
DeGeneres insisted that she needs her level to to “steal up” viewers, however the prison silly sage did the rest but. Quickly after the episode aired, Twitter stuffed up with comments from inflamed customers slamming the host’s out of contact remarks. “Ellen truly is the worst,” tweeted one particular person. “Doesn’t…. she capture/redecorate/sell like… more than one mansions a yr?” added one other. “Imagine me, GITMO is loads worse, Ellen,” wrote one other.
Would not…..she capture / redecorate / sell like….. more than one mansions a yr?
Of us are death, I’m unnerved to tear away my dwelling each day but I must, but okay tear off Ellen. Social isolation is rotten, disturbing, and causes increased depression and trouble then again it ain’t jail. https://t.co/vrKeI0K05g
— nathan thomas (@nathrthom) April 7, 2020
I’d nearly derive that Ellen’s wearisome “each person in jail is homosexual” silly sage might perchance be nixed in a same old filming self-discipline but she’s repeatedly been dreadful
— marshy (@sirmarshy) April 7, 2020
I will be capable to’t accept as true with the Bish actually said, “right here’s what it’s like being in jail”
😂 Imagine me, GITMO is loads worse,Ellen.
— HM4Q 🇺🇸 (@HM4Q17) April 6, 2020
Congrats, Ellen, you’ve performed it again. Gaze her insanely tone deaf monologue within the clip above.