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27 Reasons Ellen DeGeneres Will Be The Best Oscars Host*

*Since 2007, when Ellen DeGeneres also hosted the Oscars.

1. She’s been around the block before.

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2. She can twirl, sing, and bust a move, all while dressed in her finest attire.

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3. And twerk.

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4. And dance Gangnam Style.

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5. She’s not intimated by other huge stars.

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6. Because she’s extremely confident.

7. She’s also a kick-ass dancer.

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8. And in great shape!

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9. Remember when she competed for the USA at the Olympics?!

Happy #ThrowbackThursday!

— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow)

10. She can work in any condition.

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11. She’s great at impersonations.

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12. She’ll make hilarious puns.

Aloha! Hawaii is now the 16th state to legalize marriage equality. Incredible. I have a feeling a lot of people are about to get lei'd.

— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow)

13. And jokes.

What's the best part about living in Switzerland? I don't know, but the flag is a big plus. #ClassicJokeWednesday

— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow)

14. She’s really good a poking fun at celebrities, so the opening monologue should be golden.

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15. She’s totally willing and able to accept an award on someone’s behalf.

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16. If anyone’s dress or tux gets wrinkled, she can help them out.

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17. She’s available to do hair and makeup touch-ups.

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18. She can even paint the winner’s name on the Oscar, if something goes awry!

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19. Or play backup if a musician’s band gets stuck in traffic.

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20. And she picks up on choreography quickly should a back-up dancer call in sick.

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21. She always has something in her back pocket if the show starts to get boring.

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22. Best of all, she’ll (hopefully) enhance all of the goodie bags by giving everyone “Ellen” underwear.

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Warner Bros. Television via Emily Orley / BuzzFeed

 

23. And all of the winners will also be gifted one of her fabulous hugs.

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24. She really knows how to command a stage.

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25. She has tons of experience calling out stars on touchy subjects.

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26. But, most importantly, she knows how to send a meaningful message.

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27. Basically, she’s just the best.

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Watch Ellen host the 86th Academy Awards on Sunday, March 2, on ABC.

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