Content Warning: This post discusses sexual assault and may be triggering for some readers.
“It’s a really horrible, horrible story and the only reason I’m actually going to go into detail about it is because I want other girls to not ever let someone do that.”
You’ll be hard pressed to find someone who hasn’t heard the name Ellen DeGeneres.
The 61-year-old comedian has been on our TV screens for more than two decades.
She’s brought us emotional, insightful, headline-grabbing interviews from celebrities, everyday people, and world leaders.
She’s also shared glimpses of her life along the way.
We know about her beautiful romance with wife Portia de Rossi.
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We know a hell of a lot about her beloved pack of pets of which she has seven.
She’s also talked about her struggles dealing with homophobia and how ‘coming out’ as gay affected her career.