Ellen DeGeneres, Portia de Rossi likened to Irish duo Jedward; fans react

Ellen DeGeneres, Portia de Rossi likened to Irish duo Jedward, fans react

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi have new doppelgangers.

On Twitter, Irish duo John and Edward Grimes shared a photo of the couple with a cryptic caption. In the snap, Portia de Rossi and DeGeneres are hugging each other. And the Scandal star’s hair is reaching lofty heights.

“I’m John and I’m Edward and together we are Jedward,” they captioned the photo.

Jedward dons hair similar to Portia de Rossi

The Irish duo is known for their stand out hair that looks similar to DeGeneres’ tall hairstyle in the snap. Several fans couldn’t help but acknowledge the similarity between the artists’ hairstyle and de Rossi’s.

“Why is this killing me more than anything,” Twitter user @psycellium said.

“They’ve always been the most hilarious people ever,” Twitter user @LisaHafey said.

“Hahaha stop. I saw the miniature pic and thought, ‘wait, what?’ The hair is on point though,” Twitter user @maybonnevier said.

Portia de Rossi’s social media statement becomes a meme

De Rossi and DeGeneres also made headlines this week after their critics edited the former’s post on social media.

Earlier this month, the Ally McBeal alum posted her statement of support for DeGeneres.

“I Stand By Ellen,” it read. However, some trolls edited the same photo.

“I Stand by Victims of Ellen,” it read. And the meme is trending on Twitter.

Portia de Rossi's social media statement becomes a meme

Ellen DeGeneres controversies

DeGeneres is embroiled in another scandal after her former employees claimed that there’s a toxic work environment on Ellen Show. They also said that there’s racism, bullying, and harassment.

Shortly after they complained to BuzzFeed News, DeGeneres apologized to her former employees. She also vowed to become more involved in the production of Ellen Show.

Days after the comedian issued an apology, rumors swirled that DeGeneres might quit her hosting gig. Others were also convinced that she would get fired.

‘Ellen Show’ moves forward with Ellen, fires three producers

But during her recent outing, Portia de Rossi confirmed that her wife would return to Ellen Show next month. And Warner Bros. already announced the firing of three producers, but they haven’t axed DeGeneres.

DeGeneres and de Rossi also made headlines this week after they celebrated their 12th wedding anniversary together. The couple kept their celebration as low-key as possible.

Portia de Rossi and DeGeneres didn’t also post photos of each other on social media to commemorate their special day.

Images used courtesy of Angela George / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) and Pulicciano / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)

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