DeGeneres interviewed Bush on her chat show in 2017.
Well, that was enough to set folks on fire (on social media).
DeGeneres, a Packers fan and friend of quarterback Aaron Rodgers, went on to discuss her interaction with the former president.
But what people remained focused on was that DeGeneres was smiling and laughing it up with a politician who previously attempted to make gay marriage unconstitutional. "I'm friends with George Bush", she said.
Comedian-host Ellen DeGeneres has defended her friendship with George W. Bush, after facing backlash for a photograph with the former U.S. president. "We're all different and I think that we've forgotten that that's OK".
Boeing reports another big drop in deliveries in 3Q While we value our long relationship with SWAPA, we believe this lawsuit is meritless and will vigorously defend against it. Southwest is the largest operator of the 737 MAX, and the aircraft may not return to passenger service until 2020.
This shift from "accepting the existence of different views" to "acceptance of different views", from recognizing other people's right to have different beliefs or practices to accepting the differing views of other people, is subtle in form, but massive in substance.
She likened hanging out with Bush and his wife, Laura, to being friends with "people who wear fur", and went on to cite her signature on-air sign-off: "Be kind to people".
After saying she didn't like wearing fur but was friends with people who wore fur, and joked that she was friends with "people who should tweeze more", DeGeneres added she wouldn't avoid being friends with people because they don't agree on everything.
"When I say, 'Be kind to people, ' I don't just mean 'be kind to people who think the same way you do.' I mean 'be kind to everyone'". "I mean be kind to everyone". In 2019, she supported a boycott of hotels owned by the Sultan of Brunei after the country announced it would issue the death penalty on those convicted for having gay sex.
Eventually, the 61-year-old comedian made her point.
Noting that it is normally not unusual for a celeb to attend a sporting event, it was a big deal for her to be seen there because, she joked, "I never leave my house". "I mean, seriously, there's no excuse for that".
Mr Bush also entered the USA into a war with Iraq and Afghanistan under the later-disproved belief that they possessed weapons of mass destruction. They sat in Jones's box, and DeGeneres ended up seated next to former President Bush.
Amidst rising food demands and imminent environmental issues, other companies are seeking ways to produce meat in the lab. Cells of a cow were taken to space where they were grown into small-scale muscle tissue using a 3D bioprinter .
Donald Tusk, the European council president, tweeted directly at Johnson: "What's at stake is not winning some stupid blame game". At stake are the unity of the United Kingdom , global growth and the future shape of the European project.
Green grabbed Brown's backpack and gun, and then hopped back into the auto , driven by the older Michael, Moore said. Joshua Brown was gunned down 10 days after he testified in the trial of former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger .
High winds are forecast in the region from late Tuesday through Thursday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. The shutoffs are a precaution due to a forecasted severe weather event that could contribute to wildfire, according to PG&E.
They declared an emergency after the rebellion in April, and then we've seen like surprisingly little action. The dangling protester, who claimed to be an experienced rock climber, said he was "perfectly safe".
Spandau Ballet songwriter Gary Kemp and film director Edgar Wright also paid tribute to a musician who inspired countless others. Although the cause of death has not been revealed yet, Baker had been suffering from health issues for the past few years.
Although its UI feels a little uninspired to me, Spotify is a nice addition to the Apple TV for its subscribers. This suggests you can order Apple's virtual helper to operate music via the Spotify app.
More likely, it was messy, including drier periods, like what we're seeing at Sutton Island , followed by wetter periods". NASA says that the rock gives us an idea of what the surface of Mars might have been like 3.5 billion years ago.
The shower gets its name because the meteors appear to be coming from the direction of the constellation Draco the Dragon. After 3 a.m. local time, once the moon has set, is prime viewing time for those in North America, AccuWeather reported .
Advance polls for federal election open Friday
The voter information card shows where to vote on election day and the location of the voter's poll from among 22 advance polls. There are more than 115 campuses in Canada where you can register and vote in the federal election.
City Girls JT Released From Prison - Teases New Music
The 26-year-old City Girls rapper is celebrating her release from prison by dropping her new song " JT First Day Out ". Earlier this year, reports claimed that JT would be released March 2020 after beginning her sentence in June 2018.
Voting centres open in Kosovo today for national elections
Leader of the Democratic Party of Kosovo (PDK), Kadri Veseli, accepted the results and said that his party will go in opposition . Their lingering hostility is a source of frequent tension in the war-scarred region. "We have to prepare it well".