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Listen To Ellen DeGeneres’ Epic Howard Stern Interview

Listen To Ellen DeGeneres' Epic Howard Stern Interview

Ellen DeGeneres and Howard Stern ended any rumors of a feud this week when Degeneres made her first appearance on Stern’s radio show, and it was quite the hour. DeGeneres opened up about “American Idol” (she really regrets doing it), Caitlyn Jenner’s conservatism (she doesn’t seem like the biggest fan), her sitcom, her marriage, Oprah… we could go on and on. And it makes for a very entertaining commute. Thankfully, we have the entire thing here for your Wednesday mornings, including this great soundbite about the infamous “Oscars selfie”:

“The funny thing about that selfie is…the joke was gonna be, I said, ‘Meryl, you have broken the record for the amount of Oscars that you’ve won, let’s try to break the record for the retweet of selfies’…so Meryl was in it, and then I was gonna call as many people that would come in. And I really didn’t know that so [many people would join]. I mean, Jared Leto jumped from his seat from the other side of the auditorium to get in. He didn’t make it in the selfie, but [in] the bigger picture you see his eye…The whole joke for me was, I was planning on asking Meryl to get out to take it so that she wasn’t even in the picture. And I kept — if you watch the taped piece — I kept saying, ‘Meryl, I can’t reach, Meryl.’ And Bradley Cooper kept saying ‘I’ll take it, I’ll take it.’ And I was like, no, no, no. I was trying to get Meryl out of the seat. The whole joke was that she wouldn’t even be in the retweet [record] break, which was the whole point of it. And Bradley took the picture, and it became what it was.”

Enjoy the whole thing below:


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