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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.
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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 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 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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ellen DeGeneres received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor from The Kennedy Center on Monday at a lavish ceremony in Washington, D.C. and was joined by her wife, Portia de Rossi, as well as a slew of other celebrities.
The star-studded roster included Lily Tomlin, Kristin Chenoweth, a "Good Wife" guest star and Broadway actress who has also starred on "Glee," Jane Lynch, a cast member on the latter series, "Will & Grace" alum Sean Hayes, John Krasinski of "The Office," "Ice Age" actor John Leguizamo, singer Jason Mraz, Steve Harvey and his wife Marjorie and ABC talk show host Jimmy Kimmel and his fiance Molly.