Ellen Degeneres does not need an introduction at all. (But we’ll still do it). She is an actress, comedian, television host, producer, and writer. In fact, her show The Ellen Degeneres Show is running since 2003. She came out as a lesbian in 1997. Ellen is also a humanitarian, a vegan and animal lover. She is, in fact, running Ellen DeGeneres Wildlife Fund as well. However, the famous celebrity was recently criticized after she was seen with former President George W. Bush at an NFL game. The stadium cameras captured her friendly interactions with Bush and the same were criticized by many due to his opposition to same-sex marriage. Even though many celebrities have posted against their friendship, Ellen Degeneres is still not cancelled.
Team Ellen Degeneres & George W. Bush
The supporters are openly showing their support for Ellen and George W. Bush. In fact, Ellen herself addressed the issue and controversy on her show. When she was invited to the Cowboys game, she knew she will be surrounded by people from many beliefs and views. Therefore, she did not any issue to have a great time with George W. Bush and his wife. She even likes one of the tweets after the whole chaos. The famous celebrities like Elton John, Kristen Bell, and Reese Witherspoon showed their support openly. Even the Bushes shared a statement.
President and Mrs. Bush really enjoyed being with Ellen and Portia, and they appreciated Ellen’s comments about respecting one another. They respect her.
The Celebrities Against Their Friendship
There are many celebrities expressing their feelings against the friendship between Ellen Degeneres and George W. Bush. They are not just talking about his views when it comes to same-sex marriage. Their focus also involves the war against Iraq, associated torture and civilians deaths. Even the American army, who were ordered to kill Iraqi civilians, are still dealing with PTSD issues.
Mark Ruffalo, the Avengers’ Hulk, is one of the most prominent celebrities who stood against Ellen.
The Ellen Degeneres Show Is Running Smoothly
Even after all the criticism, the Ellen Degeneres Show is running smoothly. She has, in fact, gained more subscribers after the whole scenario. Even though the views are moving up and down at the moment, her overall performance is not affected as per Social Blade analytics. Guests are still appearing on her show, Ellentube and The Ellen Degeneres show are not really affected. Well, at least for now.