Tuesday, 16 January, 2018

Ellen DeGeneres' father, Elliot DeGeneres, dies at 92

Ellen DeGeneres Oprah's home damaged by California mudslides
Herman Weaver | 13 January, 2018, 06:46

He had a good, long life, ' she informed the crowd. He was Christian science his entire life. "We never had medicine growing up and he lived to be 92". "I walked out back, you know, where we share a fence line and the neighbors out back, they're houses are gone, just gone".

"This room is always so full of positivity and love and today I really need it".

The 2-minute clip - which has gotten more than 3 million views on Facebook and another 350,000 on YouTube - showed DeGeneres fondly remembering her dad as amusing and kind, and noting he was proud of both her and her daytime program. "There was not one bone of judgement in his body". Ellen later said that his dad was a "funny man", and she and her brother got their sense of humor from him.

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DeGeneres revealed during the show that she and her wife, Portia de Rossi, were under an evacuation order on Sunday because of the fear of mudslides triggered by the heavy rainstorm. In another tweet, DeGeneres reminisced when her dad took her to Warner Bros. "It's devastating. We've lost so many lives and it's a tiny community and nobody would've expected, certainly, I did not, that after we survived the fires and the rain came".

As her show is filmed on the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, California, she revealed, "We only took one family vacation".

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"It wasn't until I put my boots on and I went outside walking and I realized that everything wasn't indeed fine", she said.

Before he passed away, DeGeneres said that she spoke with her father and was able to say goodbye to him. 'I got a rainbow before he died'.

After the Golden Globes, Winfrey said that she returned to her home and was awoken around 3:45 a.m.by the sound of her dog barking.

She then showed an old photo of her with her father, when she was just a little girl. Studios. On the day he died, Ellen looked up over her own stage at Warner Bros. and saw a stunning rainbow.

"This looks photoshopped", she said, as she showed her audience a photo of the rainbow.

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