Her character from the sitcom made a similar confession during a therapy session, played by Oprah Winfrey. The episode named The Puppy Episode, was one of the highest-rated episodes of the series, even though, in time, the show lost its popularity. Some people believe that during that time, The Walt Disney Company, owner of ABC channel, felt uncomfortable investing in a show with a lesbian as a leading character. Finally, the show was cancelled and Ellen returned to comedy.
Ellen rose to fame in the April of 1997, when she came out admitting to being a lesbian on the show of Oprah Winfrey.
Another Oscars event became outstanding thanks to a selfie. During the 86th award ceremony in the March of 2014, Ellen took a selfie that became the second most popular Instagram post in history. DeGeneres declared that she would like to pay her respect to
What a spectacular night, such a diversity among the audience – and in the year where there has been a lot of negativity going on about race, religion and sexual orientation. So, I just want to say this: if there were no black people, no Jews and no gays, there wouldn’t have been any Oscars either, or nobody with the name of Oscar, if you think about it.