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15 Times Celebs Snapped Back At Ellen DeGeneres

Some celebrities go back at Ellen.

1. When NikkieTutorials most recently called out Ellen for the negative experience on her show:


"Call me naive, but I kind of expected to be welcomed with confetti cannons: 'Welcome to The Ellen DeGeneres Show!' But instead I was greeted by an angry intern who was a bit overworked," Nikkie said. "I was expecting a Disney show but got Teletubbies After Dark." Every guest at Ellen's had a private toilet, but I didn't. I was not allowed to use the nearest toilet because it was reserved for the Jonas Brothers. Why do they get a private toilet? I thought. But in the end, my [interview] had 8 million views afterwards and theirs 2 million, ha!"

2. When Dakota Johnson called out Ellen and said, "I didn't even know you liked me":

Dakota Johnson and Ellen about to throw hands

3. And then said, "Tig Notaro is my favoirte comedian." LOL!


4. When Hasan Minhaj wasn't here for Ellen's mispronunciation of his name:


5. When Wanda Sykes called out Ellen for her comedy "tour," which was only on the West Coast and featured mostly just Los Angeles dates:


6. When Wendy Williams — after a tense interview in which Ellen chastised her for being "mean" — said this to Ellen during a game of Heads Up:


7. When Kathy Griffin said this about Ellen after she refused to do a tribute for Joan Rivers:

That fucking set me off. So we had a fight in which I used inflammatory words like, “Look, you fucking untalented hack.” … You know when you’re fighting with someone and you can kind of laugh at a point? Yeah, not that day.

8. And when Kathy texted Ellen to make amends and Ellen ignored her, and Kathy said this:

That bitch didn’t even respond! But that was a good idea!

9. When Sean Hayes and Ellen had an awkward interview:


10. When Katy Perry called out Ellen for forgetting her marriage to Russell Brand:


11. When singer Calum Scott called out Ellen for having producers insist that he not look her in the eye:

I was backstage and the stage manager was walking with me as I was just about to go on the show. I told him I can’t believe I’m getting to do this, and he was like, “Yeah, it’s so amazing, but remember not to look Ellen in the eye — everything else is fine, but just don’t look her in the eye.”

12. When comedian Kevin T. Porter went viral for his call-out:

Right now we all need a little kindness. You know, like Ellen Degeneres always talks about! 😊❤️ She’s also notoriously one of the meanest people alive Respond to this with the most insane stories you’ve heard about Ellen being mean & I’ll match every one w/ $2 to @LAFoodBank

13. When Ellen implied that Priyanka Chopra just got Quantico handed to her by a network, and Priyanka said, "That doesn't happen often."

.@PriyankaChopra has been Miss India and Miss World, and today she’s on my show for the first time. I should’ve given her a sash.

14. When Ellen put up Justin Bieber's nudes and then questioned him about a girl in the background, and he said this:


15. And when Ariana Grande wasn't here for Ellen asking about her personal life:


Now, if you wanna see Ellen calling people out, click here!