Ellen DeGeneres' father dies at 92

Yolanda Curtis
January 14, 2018

Her mother, Betty, and father divorced in 1970 when DeGeneres was 13-years-old. He had a good, long life. He had a good, long life, ' she informed the crowd.

She further explained he was a Christian Scientist his whole life and never had medicine or went to a doctor.

"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 fire, the rain would come". We never had a vaccination. "We never had medicine growing up and he lived to be 92", DeGeneres continued. "That is my dad, Elliot". Ellen also shares that it wasn't sudden and she got to say goodbye to him. DeGeneres noted that as she left her studio shortly after calling her father, she spotted an awesome rainbow in the sky.

'Pretty awesome, ' she said.

'He loved this business.


"I love this community". "This looks PhotoShopped. This is what I saw after I talked to my dad, and he died 10 minutes later". They poured her with love and support because they know that losing someone is never easy.

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. They're finding people and bodies and I mean, you hear the word mudslide and you have no idea the impact that it has, but after the largest fire in California history, it's catastrophic. He was a very kind and accepting man. "England loves you", Herchy Boal commented.

"My dad was very proud of me". That rainbow is mind blowing. absolutely reassuring you he's with you.

Celebrities such as KT Tunstall, Justin Guarini, and Carnie Wilson also offered condolences to the talk show host.

In related news, back in August, DeGeneres paid tribute to late comedian Jerry Lewis.


Ellen DeGeneres' father Elliot has passed away at age 92.

"Jerry Lewis was a comic and philanthropic icon".

Fans took to social media to offer their support to DeGeneres after her loss, according to Us. Neither her mother nor DeGeneres are now Christian Scientists.

It's been a hard week for Ellen DeGeneres.


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