Ellen DeGeneres shared a profound message about how life has changed while filming her final show after 19 seasons, saying, “We watched the world change. Sometimes for the better, sometimes not.”
The renowned television presenter confirmed that she had recorded the last episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show on April 28.
The reigning queen of daytime TV took a moment to reflect on the magnitude of the moment with a sentimental social media post, acknowledging how the landscape has changed since the show began nearly two decades ago.
“When we started this show in 2003, the iPhone didn’t exist,” Ellen wrote in her Instagram caption. “Social media didn’t exist. Gay marriage wasn’t legal. We saw the world change, sometimes for the better, sometimes not. But no matter what happened, my goal was always for the show to be a place we could all come to.” “. together and laugh for an hour.
“Being invited into your lives has been the greatest privilege of my life and has brought me incredible joy,” she wrote. “Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you.”
Ellen told viewers that she would end her talk show in 2021, saying that she “really felt like next season was the right time” to end it.
The announcement followed highly publicized accusations of a toxic work environment that engulfed the popular comedian in scandal.
“The truth is, I always trust my instincts. My gut told me it was time,” Ellen DeGeneres said on an episode of her show.