"The article presents an interview with comedian Ellen DeGeneres, who is hosting the 79th annual Academy Awards. DeGeneres will be the first openly gay Oscars host and only the second woman to host the event. DeGeneres has charmed American audiences on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," and it was that genuine personality that convinced Oscars producer Laura Ziskin and Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences president Sid Ganis that she would be the perfect Oscars host. She says her relationship with actress Portia De Rossi makes her feel complete."
"This article interviews gay actress Ellen DeGeneres on her show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and on various issues related to gays in the U.S. It also presents a photo essay on the star's typical day. According to DeGeneres, she never thought that her show would be such a smashing success. She has writers who help her come up with the monologues everyday. She makes sure that they have something every single day. DeGeneres says she can never have a sick day. She relates that she got sick in 2003. She says that even if she is sick, she has to be up. Getting married is not important to DeGeneres. According to her, she has never had that desire to stand in front of a bunch of people and say how she feels. DeGeneres says that she is not playing off the fact that she is famous gay. According to her, she is not even aware that she is famous until people remind her. She relates that she made a decision to come out because, according to her, it was the right thing for her soul, for her as a person, and she realized that it was more important to fully embrace and not to feel one ounce of shame about herself. Regarding the photo essay presented in this article, DeGeneres thinks that people would find it boring."
"The cover story is presented that presents an interview with the comedian and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres. Particular focus is given to her relationship with her wife, Portia de Rossi. Additional topics discussed include her participation in the 2016 film "Finding Dory," what her daily routine is like, including how she likes to wake up early, how she first received backlash after she came out as a lesbian at age 39. Details relating to how she doesn't worry about money and how she first realized she was famous are also offered."
"Interviews Ellen DeGeneres, star of the television situation comedy `Ellen,' who talks about coming out as a lesbian and how she wants to be viewed. The timing of her announcement; How her family reacted when she told them; Her reaction to being called `Ellen Degenerate' by Jerry Fallwell."
"For everyone who needs a hero or loves a good story, here is an inspiring collection of personal revelations from more than 100 remarkable men and women who share a moment when words changed their lives"
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