Ellen Degeneres Leaving Show Business

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It might surprise some of you that Ellen Degeneres actually considers herself still in show business. The comedian hasn’t had her extremely popular talk show in a few years and last we heard was somewhat canceled for being nasty to her staff.

But actually, Ellen has begun a country wide stand up tour called “Ellens Last Stand…Up”.

During the audience Q&A part of the show at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts in Santa Rosa, one fan asked if DeGeneres would return to movies after the tour ended or perhaps try her hand at Broadway.

“Um, no,” DeGeneres answered matter-of-factly. “This is the last time you’re going to see me. After my Netflix special, I’m done.”

Another fan pushed DeGeneres to once again voice the character Dory from Pixar’s “Finding Nemo” and “Finding Dory,” but DeGeneres responded: “No, I’m going bye-bye, remember.”

“Let me catch you up on what’s been going on with me since you last saw me,” DeGeneres said at the Santa Rosa show before joking: “I got chickens. Oh yeah, and I got kicked out of show business for being mean.”

The comedian went on to admit that she “can be demanding and impatient and tough. I am a strong woman.” DeGeneres added, “I am many things, but I am not mean.”

“I used to say, ‘I don’t care what people say about me.’ Now I realize I said that during the height of my popularity,” DeGeneres said about the public blowback from the allegations.