Daytime talk host Ellen DeGeneres has been under fire since she was seen over the weekend sitting next to former President George W. Bush at a Dallas Cowboys game.
As DeGeneres put it when she discussed the controversy Tuesday on her talk show: “People were upset. They thought why is a gay Hollywood liberal sitting next to a conservative Republican president?”
DeGeneres defended her friendship with Bush, making a case for civility between people with differing views. She highlighted one supportive tweet that read: “Ellen and George Bush together makes me have faith in America again.”
Here’s the clip from Tuesday’s installment of “Ellen” …