“I like Halloween because it’s the one time of year you can dress up however you want, and pretend you’re someone you’d never be in real life. For me, that’s married to a man.” (Huge laughs and applause).
First of all – funny.
Second, it has to be noted that in coming out in the 1990s, Ellen practically lost her career. Slowly, over several years hard work and due to great talent, she has come roaring back in supreme style.
Now when she jokes on the idea of being married to a man, she’s the most popular woman in daytime TV.