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Ellen Gives Obama A Standing Ovation For Endorsing Marriage Equality

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ThinkProgress » LGBT
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May 11, 2012

Ellen DeGeneres applauded President Obama’s endorsement of marriage equality with a standing ovation during her daytime talk show on Wednesday. “What an amazing day for our country. President Obama just came out in support of same-sex marriage,” DeGeneres, who is married to her partner Portia de Rossi, announced. She added: “Wow! Wow! There have been moments in history when someone has had the courage to stand up for what they believe in and that one action changes everything. And I hope this is one of those times.” “Mr. President, to you I say, thank you, very very much. Thank you!” Watch it: