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Ellen Degeneres Thinks It's "About Darn Time" A Woman Was On The US $20 Note

"Do you want me on the $20 bill?”

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Ellen Degeneres has thrown her support behind a campaign to put a woman on the US $20 bill.

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The campaign, organised by group Women On $20s, wants to remove former president Andrew Jackson from the bill and replace him with either Eleanor Roosevelt, Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, or Wilma Mankiller.

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Speaking on her show, Degeneres said "Pardon my French, but it's about darn time".

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"There are no women on any paper bills," she said.

"There are women on two US coins right now, but I think I can speak for all women when I say we can do more than feed meters."

"Obviously, my question is: Do you want me on the $20 bill?"

"It's too late. They already narrowed it down to four finalists, and actually the one requirement is the women can't be alive. And I don't want it that bad."

And then she issued some #realtalk with this zinger.

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Preach it, Ellen.