Ellen DeGeneres

2016 Presidential Election

"I stand for honesty, equality, kindness, compassion, treating people the away they want to be treated and helping those in need. To me those are traditional values. Thats what I stand for… I also believe in dance."

About Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen DeGeneres was born January 26, 1958 in Metairie Louisiana. She went to Atlanta High School and Grace King High School and attended the University of New Orleans. She never realized she was funny until a speaking event in which the only way for her to get though it were to make jokes. she then realized her passion was to make people laugh. She began performing in 1981. She started performing at a local coffeehouse when she was 23. She got her big break when Johnny Carson acted on a tip from Jay Leno to go see her perform live. When he saw her show he instantly fell in love with her witty humor and invited her on his talk show. after then she got invited on many other talk shows and her fame grew and grew. She got offered the chance to have her own TV show and she began actnig on Ellen. The show was a hit but began getting critism because of Ellen openly acknowledging her homosexuality. However, she didn't let that effect her and continued on. However, after a few year, Ellen was cancled. Ellen began acting in hit movies and her fame grew even more. Ellen returned to the TV screen when she started her own talk show Ellen. Since then, the show has won and Emmy, nearly a dozen Daytime Emmy Awards and People's Choice awards. Ellen, a unique combination of kind and funny, has hosted many award shows and has many offers to judge talent competitions. Ellen over the years dated a few people but when she met Portia de Rossi she fell in love. After meeting in December of 2004 Ellen and portia got married in August of 2008. Over the years Ellen has brought joy to many and is now a public staple for gay rights.

"Ellen DeGeneres: Biography." Bio: True Story. A&E, n.d. Web. 27 Nov. 2013

Ellen and her wife portia.

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McCain vs. Ellen DeGeneres on Gay Marriage

Ellen Degeneres Vs. John McCain_ Gay Marriage

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The Stance

Ellen is a liberal democrat. She supports many groups such as gay rights, animal abuse and health care. This is shown through her TV show. Numerous times she's had many conversations with people she has invited on the show about gay marriage. She has also donated so much to the people who really need it. She also urges her viewers to donate to charities on her website.

How She Plans on Changing our Government

When Ellen becomes president she plans on doing many things in order to make our country a better place. The first thing she plans on doing is making and Equal Rights Marriage Law. She also plans on continuing the efforts of Obamacare in order to help those who are struggling.

Reasons Ellen Should be President

1. She's Confident in who she is, In our president we need someone who isn't afraid to be themselves.

2. She knows how to appeal to children, adolescents, and adults. She was in Finding Nemo and soon to be Finding Dori. She's an example for teenagers who are going through a struggle "Being a teenager and figuring out who you are is hard enough without someone attacking you"

3. She has no skeletons in her closet and is completely open and honest.

4. She's very honest and will tell you how it is.

5. She's change the way society functions in the best way possible.

Ellen Talking about Bullying on her Talkshow

An Important Message from Ellen About Bullying

Ellen Could Change the World

With her strong beliefs and any followers Ellen could literally change the world for the better. She could open peoples minds to new things. Ellen could help everyone. From the bullied teen to the struggling single mother. If ellen was president, The world would be a happier kinda place.