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Ellen Degeneres and Portia De Rossi‘s home has been burgled.

The ‘Ellen Show’ host and her model wife had their home in Montecito, California, raided by robbers on July 4, Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed.

They said in a statement: ”The residence appears to have been targeted due to the victim’s celebrity status. High value jewellery and watches were stolen. The Sheriff’s Office will be conducting an extensive and ongoing investigation. [And we are in contact with other agencies] to determine if this is related to additional recent celebrity home burglaries.”

Meanwhile, during the coronavirus pandemic, Ellen has been filming her famous television show at her home, but back in 2019, she admitted she was ”torn” about when she should end the programme, which she has fronted since 2003.

She said: ”He just feels like this is a really important time to be on television too, to put out kindness and a voice that you don’t get to hear and see a lot. I love doing the show and I also love doing other things … I don’t know what I’m doing … I love documentaries. I haven’t done that yet…there’s a movie I’m trying to make that was a very successful book that we’re working on right now. She wants to write it and we need to get her to write it.”

Portia had previously admitted she thinks her wife should quit her talk show to explore her ”creativity” elsewhere.

She said: ”I just think she’s such a brilliant actress and stand-up that it doesn’t have to be this talk show for her creativity. There are other things she could tackle. I don’t see the end of her show as her career ending.”





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Jimmy Fallon | Chace Crawford snubbed Chippendales

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Chace Crawford turned down the chance to join the Chippendales.

The former ‘Gossip Girl’ star was approached by an agent in the gym who asked him to try out to join the dance troupe, who are known for their striptease routines, but he politely declined the proposal.

Speaking during a virtual appearance on ‘The Tonight Show, he told host Jimmy Fallon: ”That actually is a true story. That was probably back in the first iPhone days…

”I’ve never gotten to fully tell it…I did turn it down.

”I lived in New York, it’s cold, I liked to work out at the gym in my building. Usually no one is ever up there, except this one guy, he would always be up there, you know, smelling good, tight clothes. I thought he was a trainer.”

The 35-year-old actor recalled the man approaching and asking if he was a ”model type”.

He quipped: ”I’m kind of like a work out alone no conversation type.

”I’m teasing, he was very nice.

”He asked me for some headshots…which I usually carry with me to the gym but didn’t have them that day.

”He goes, ‘Hey, I do this bootcamp if you’d like to try out for Chippendales.’ ”

Although Chace declined the approach, he joked that he’d ”really messed up” and should have taken the man up on the offer.

He said: ”This was pre-‘Magic Mike’ days. I really messed up, I should’ve done it.”

The ‘Boys’ actor previously admitted he finds it ”tiresome” that his good looks overshadow his acting talent.

Asked if it’s frustrating to have his talent overshadowed by his looks, he said: ”Well, it’s definitely strange. I guess there are worse problems to have, but it can be a little tiresome because I don’t like attention being drawn to me. I have a specific look and it’s my job to play against that.”

And Chace thinks his hunky good looks led to him being typecast when ‘Gossip Girl’ ended, making landing new jobs difficult.

He added: ”It’s frustrating when you know you’re not getting cast because you look… well, because you’re a heartthrob from this thing. I know this happens and it’s okay.”



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Reba McEntire Hopes to Secure ‘Schitt’s Creek’ Co-Creator as Guest on New Podcast

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The country star and her co-host Melissa Peterman have recorded 12 episodes of ‘Living and Learning with Reba McEntire’ with other guests including Kristin Chenoweth, Dolly Parton and Jane Fonda.

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Reba McEntire wants to snag a chat with multiple Emmy Award winner Dan Levy for her new podcast.

The country star and her “Living & Learning with Reba McEntire” co-host Melissa Peterman have already scored big chats with the likes of “9 to 5” stars Dolly Parton and Jane Fonda, but they now want the “Schitt’s Creek” co-creator and star, who was the toast of the Primetime Emmys on Sunday night, September 20.

“He’s so funny,” she tells Billboard. “Bette Midler, I would love to have on (too). Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood would be a lot of fun. I’m such a fan of entertainment.”

Reba and Melissa have already recorded 12 episodes, with other guests including Kristin Chenoweth and bestselling author Glennon Doyle, and the singer admits the series has forced her to brush up on hot-button 2020 topics like “cancel culture” and issues such as “rejection and how to deal with it” and “manners” for shows.

But it’s not all serious when she and Melissa get behind the microphone – they end each session with a fun question-and-answer segment, asking guests things like: “Would you rather get pooped on or barfed on?.”

McEntire insists the silliness is intended to bring a little joy to what has been a difficult year for so many.

“You got a happy attitude and a little humor in it at all times,” she says.

“Living & Learning with Reba McEntire” debuted on Monday, September 21. Tune in to the first two episodes here: https://open.spotify.com/episode/0UoDFAZCnO8cIhXIXtSeoD.