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:
- The U.S. and Cuba have agreed to open embassies in Washington and Havana as they restore diplomatic ties after more than 50 years.
- Greece has become the first developed country to miss a debt payment to the International Monetary Fund.
- The U.S. has defeated Germany 2-0 in the Women's World Cup semis. Team USA will play Japan or England in the final ⚽️