Ellen DeGeneres is usually the one dishing out the jokes, but on Jan. 7 at the ‘People’s Choice Awards’ the comedian took the heat from hosts, Anna Faris and Allison Janney!
Can you feel the tension in Tinseltown at the People’s Choice Awards? Well, not quite! It was all fun and games at the L.A based award show on Jan. 7 when hosts, Anna Faris, 38, and Allison Janney, 55, joked about Ellen DeGeneres, 56, being too ‘busy’ to host the awards even though she was sitting right in the audience!
Ellen DeGeneres Dissed By Anna Faris & Allison Janney For Blowing Off Hosting
Anna and Allison teased the comedian and Oscar host fixture for being “too busy” even though she attended the event with wife, Portia de Rossi, 41.
Anna and Allison launched into their diss by describing the qualities that make a good host including, “a complicated test of knowledge, charm, likability looks,” says Allison.
“Oh who are we kidding, Neil Patrick Harris, 41, was unavailable and Elle DeGeneres said she was busy!” joked Anna.
People’s Choice Awards: Ellen DeGeneres Good Sport After Host Diss
A camera then slowly pans to Ellen, the host and iconic comedian of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, who played a long with the Anna and Allison’s diss.
While Ellen sarcastically went along with the Anna and Alisons’ diss, the comedian showed off her sincere side when took home the award for ‘Favorite Daytime TV host’ — an honor that she has received 15 times!
“This means so much to be given this award 15 times,” said Ellen. “It means I’m doing something right and I’m connecting with you.”
The host also thanked her fans for allowing herself to be funny and allowing her to “what I want to do.” So sweet Ellen!
HollywoodLifers, did you think Anna and Allisons’ diss was funny! What do you think!
— Jordyn Shaffer