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President Barack Obama appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on March 20, 2014. - Provided courtesy of Warner Bros. Television

President Barack Obama cracked a few jokes when he appeared on an episode of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" that aired on Thursday, March 20. Video of his appearance on the show can be seen below.

One of his best jokes came after DeGeneres apologized for breaking Obama's Twitter record for most retweeted tweet in history with the star-studded selfie Bradley Cooper and a few others took with her at the Oscars on March 2.

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Zac Efron appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Jan. 30, 2014. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Zac Efron helped Ellen DeGeneres celebrate her birthday with a little song.

The actor appeared on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" in an interview that aired on Thursday, Jan. 30. DeGeneres revealed that Efron doesn't play guitar, but he learned to play a song for DeGeneres' birthday.

Hayden Panettiere appears at a taping of Late Night With David Letterman in New York City on Aug. 28, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Bill Davila / startraksphoto.com

Ever wonder who voices some of your favorite Disney movie characters? Check out photos of celebrities such as Hayden Panettiere, Owen Wilson, Miley Cyrus, Kristen Bell and Tom Hanks who have voiced some of the most memorable Disney characters in recent years.

Ellen DeGeneres appears on her talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show alongside a sequined portrait of Oprah Winfrey, which said was the TV icons 60th birthday gift to Oprah Winfrey, in an episode that aired on Jan. 29, 2014. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Happy birthday, Oprah Winfrey! The TV icon turned 60 on Wednesday, Jan. 29, and received a special gift from fellow talk show host Ellen DeGeneres -- and it's shiny.

DeGeneres showed the present, a portrait of Winfrey made of sequins, on an episode of her daytime series "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" that day.

Ellen DeGeneres hosts the 79th Oscars ceremony at the Kodak Theatre (now the Dolby Theatre) in Hollywood, California, on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2007.  - Provided courtesy of AMPAS

Ellen DeGeneres is set to host the 2014 Oscars.

The talk show host and comedienne announced the news on Twitter on Friday, Aug. 2.

Ellen DeGeneres appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on an episode which aired on Dec. 11, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Warner Bros. Television

Ellen DeGeneres took some time on her talk show in an episode that aired on Wednesday, Dec. 11, to have some fun with a recent tabloid cover that claimed she and wife Portia de Rossi were having trouble in their marriage. Video from the monologue can be seen below.

"You know, I don't usually pay attention to tabloids and gossip magazines. Unless I'm standing in a long line at the grocery store and then I devour them like pudding," DeGeneres joked. "No, I'm kidding. I don't go to the grocery store."

Adam Levine appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Dec. 5, 2013. - Provided courtesy of The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Adam Levine appeared on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" on Dec. 5, where he talked about being named People magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive" and he and model fiance Behati Prinsloo's obsession with the mobile game "Candy Crush."

Levine told DeGeneres that his obsession with the game "Candy Crush" has become so intense, that he even went so far as to use Prinsloo's finger, while she was asleep, to access the game on her iPhone. The full interview can be viewed below.

Britney Spears appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Dec. 3, 2013. - Provided courtesy of The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Britney Spears spoke about her days playing "spin the bottle" with Ryan Gosling and Justin Timberlake on "The Mickey Mouse Club," while promoting her new album and Las Vegas residency on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show."

In the interview, airing on Dec. 3, Spears was asked by DeGeneres about comments made by Gosling earlier this year to the U.K.'s The Sunday Times magazine, in which he revealed the two played "spin the bottle." Spears assures DeGeneres, however, she only kissed her former boyfriend, Timberlake.

Kaley Cuoco appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show with fiance Ryan Sweeting on Nov. 6, 2013. - Provided courtesy of The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Kaley Cuoco took part in an ambush mock wedding ceremony with fiance Ryan Sweeting in an episode of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," which is set to air on Nov. 7. A clip of the ceremony can be viewed below.

"The Big Bang Theory" star, 27, surprised fans when she announced her engagement to Sweeting, a 26-year-old professional tennis player, in September 2013 after three months of dating. Cuoco was previously engaged to Josh Resnik before the two split up in March 2012.

Ellen DeGeneres and wife Portia De Rossi appear at the Saving SPOT! benefit at the Thompson Beverly Hills hotel in California on Oct. 13, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Sara Jaye Weiss / Startraksphoto.com

See photos of Ellen DeGeneres and wife Portia De Rossi at the Saving SPOT! dog rescue benefit on Oct. 13, 2013.


Portia de Rossi was candid in a new interview with OUT magazine about her marriage to Ellen DeGeneres, why the couple is not interested in having children and reprising her role as Lindsay Bluth Funke on the new season of "Arrested Development."

During her interview de Rossi, who is now 40, talked about feeling pressure in her 30s to have children.

A publicity image for the 2013 Walt Disney Company - Pixar movie Finding Dory. - Provided courtesy of Walt Disney Pictures

Ellen DeGeneres is going to just keep swimming, just keep swimming ... right back into theaters.

"Finding Dory," the anticipated sequel to the 2003 Disney-Pixar animated film "Finding Nemo," is set to hit theaters on Nov. 25, 2015 and will see the comedienne and talk show host reprise her role as the blue tang fish with short-term memory loss.

Ellen DeGeneres appears in a 2012 Christmas ad for jcpenney. - Provided courtesy of OTRC / jcpenney

A Christmas ad featuring Ellen DeGeneres has upset the conservative group One Million Moms.

The ad features the comedian, who was named as the spokesperson for jcpenney in February, attempting to talk elves into making extra gifts for a holiday promotion by the department store. The commercial can be viewed below.

Miley Cyrus and Ellen DeGeneres appear in a still from a November 8 episode of Ellen. - Provided courtesy of Warner Bros. Television

Miley Cyrus has cleared up rumors that she's planning to have three weddings.

The singer and actress talked about her wedding planning on "Ellen" on November 8 and told Ellen DeGeneres that she is only planning to have one wedding and even that is overwhelming.

Ellen DeGeneres, dressed as Sofia Vergara, and Vergara herself appear on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Oct. 31, 2012. - Provided courtesy of Warner Bros. Television

Ellen DeGeneres took a crack at being Sofia Vergara for Halloween.

On an episode of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" that aired on the holiday on October 31, the host and comedienne dressed up as the Colombian "Modern Family" bombshell, wearing a teal mermaid gown with a split on her behind, which was padded. Vergara had suffered such a wardrobe malfunction with a similar dress at the 2012 Emmy Awards in September.


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