WASHINGTON, D.C. — Ellen DeGeneres, with wife Portia de Rossi at her side, received the 15th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the Kennedy Center on Monday.
What became quickly apparent — captured on video by Metro Weekly — is what fans have long known: Everyone loves Ellen.
Here’s what some of the best in the business had to say:
7. But one guy was a bit confused …
8. Ellen, though, takes it all in stride …
9. Metro Weekly’s video from the Awards:
- Dylann Roof wants to plead guilty to the charges against him in the Charleston church shooting, his attorney said, but a judge entered a not guilty plea for him on Friday.
- The World Health Organization says that an interim analysis of a potential Ebola vaccine shows "100% efficacy in individuals."
- Beijing will host the 2022 Winter Olympics, becoming the first city to host both the summer and winter games.