Ellen DeGeneres got called out by I Am Cait star Caitlyn Jenner for alienating her from the LGBTI community.
Ellen DeGeneres had been called out by several celebrities for the way she treated them. The host has been making headlines recently for being mean to her staff and crew, and celebrity guests.
Ellen DeGeneres alienated Caitlyn Jenner from LGBTI
Ellen DeGeneres is one of the most popular names today due to her wealth and success. She is witty, creative, collaborative, informed, and a crusader of the LGBTI community.
The Ellen DeGeneres Show host is an advocate for fighting gay rights. However, she has reportedly banned some people from appearing on her program due to their different stand about the gay rights movement.
Caitlyn Jenner claimed that DeGeneres “alienated” her from the broader LGBTI community after she said she didn’t approve of gay marriage.
In 2015, Jenner appeared on The Ellen Show and shared her reservations on gay marriage, which prompted an unexpected backlash.
“This discussion further alienated me from members of the LGBTQ community,” she wrote on her memoir per Metro.
“Ellen’s appearance on The Howard Stern Show [after the interview], wherein my mind she even more emphatically took what I said out of context, made it go viral,” she added.
Caitlyn Jenner is a traditionalist
Caitlyn Jenner is a “complex figure.” She is a longtime Republican, Christian, transgender woman, Olympian and a former reality star. In her memoir Secrets of My Life, she described herself as a “traditionalist.”
Jenner admitted that due to the way she was brought up, marriage for her was exclusive to man and woman. But that has changed over time.
“I like tradition and it’s always been between a man and a woman and I’m thinking I don’t’ quite get it,” she confessed.
“But as time goes on, like a lot of people on this issue I’ve really changed thinking here, to I don’t ever want to stand in front of anybody’s happiness.”
Ellen banned Vince Vaught too
According to News.com.au, Ellen DeGeneres had also frozen out actor Vince Vaughn. The host didn’t like his trailer for The Dilemma, where he joked about electric cars being “gay.”
DeGeneres and Vaughn eventually patched things up some years later. He was able to appear on her show again.
DeGeneres almost made Taylor Swift cry
Taylor Swift was also one of the celebrity guests who appeared very uncomfortable during her appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
The TV host kept on nudging Swift to speak about her relationship with Zac Efron. The Love Story hitmaker insisted that there was nothing to say because they were not dating.
DeGeneres insisted that they talked about her rumored boyfriends or those romantically linked to her in the past. Swift, who was very private, was not very cooperative, but DeGeneres insisted. It came to a point when Swift yelled: “Stop it, stop!” while almost bursting into tears.
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