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Ellen Reveals Most Awkward On-Air Moments

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After 15 years of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, it’s fair to say everyone’s favorite daytime talk show host has endured plenty of awkward moments. Some celebrity exchanges have been of the ‘Too Much Information’ variety and some have been downright weird. Of course, sometimes it’s the venerable host’s fault. Here are some of the best of the worst.

Kanye West Takes Over

It’s only natural that an appearance by Kanye West makes the list. Ellen hosted the rapper and husband of Kim Kardashian in 2016 and Kanye did what Kanye does: he ranted. And ranted. For more than six minutes, about everything from fashion to Facebook.

But sometimes, it’s all on Ellen to curb a wordy guest.

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Ellen Forgets Something Big

When Katy Perry was on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in 2017, the titular host wanted to play a game of “Who’d You Rather?” Perry jokingly asked if she absoultely had to get married again. Ellen insisted Katy had never been married, only to have the singer remind her of her 14-month marriage to Russell Brand.

We wish we could forget some of these awkward Ellen moments.

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Jessica Simpson Is All Over The Place

Remember that one time that Jessica Simpson told Ellen she doesn’t brush her teeth? Yeah, it gets worse. She addressed the age-old issue of mermaids peeing, guesstimated how long her relationship to husband Eric Johnson was and basically said anyone could be a fashion mogul. It was bad.

At least she didn’t dance awkwardly.

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Hillary Clinton Does A Cringey Dance

You know how awkward and uncomfortable it gets when old people try to act hip? Well, that’s exactly how it felt when Hillary Clinton went on Ellen’s show and did the Whip and Nae Nae with professional dancer, Twist.

It’s just as weird to have young people perform as well.

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Miniature Bruno Mars, On Command

There’s no denying little Kai is adorable, but maybe being adorable doesn’t mean you should go on the Ellen show and sing Bruno Mars. Badly. Multiple times. But Ellen herself must have thought it was a great idea, because that’s exactly what happened. Hopefully for the last time.

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Did You Ever Notice These Actors Were Replaced On Your Favorite Shows?

The thing about television shows—especially long-running ones—is that they’re on the air for years at a time. Actors grow and develop, seek new opportunities and, as it relates to the younger among them, go off to college. It’s a perfectly natural thing that directors and producers regularly have to deal with, often through recasts and plot twists. One actor’s decision to quit a show can send shockwaves through a script, and fans are always along for the ride. Other times, minor characters are replaced and certain viewers might not even notice. Here are the television actors who were replaced like it was nothing—some of them are sure to surprise you.

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The Most Eccentric Demands Actors Have Slipped Into Their Contracts

Contrary to popular belief, being a Hollywood actor is a tough job. Yes, it often comes with perks that most people could only dream of—but when it comes down to it, getting in the right takes on set requires long hours of tireless work in often difficult circumstances. As such, when actors move their way up the food chain, they allow themselves to negotiate more than just compensation. The various demands actors slip into their contracts range from practical to outright hilarious. Read on to learn about wackiest things actors have demanded in order to agree to take a role.

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DCEU’s Batman Movie Has Changed Its Name

The DC Extended Universe has gotten off to a rocky start. Thanks to tonal issues, directors leaving projects left and right, and significant studio interference, it's hard to tell which reports about the upcoming slate of films are reliable. Despite being one of DC's top properties, even the upcoming Batman movie has struggled to find its feet. Though it has...

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