Drew Barrymore praised Dakota Johnson for her dealing with of the notorious interview by which she accused Ellen DeGeneres of mendacity.
In 2019, Johnson took half in an interview on Ellen the place the presenter mentioned that she had not been invited to her thirtieth birthday celebration.
However, Johnson disputed the declare and mentioned that DeGeneres had been invited, utilizing the now legendary line: “Actually no, that’s not the truth Ellen.”
Appearing on The Drew Barrymore Show on Thursday (7 October), Johnson was requested about her well-known neighbours. The Fifty Shades of Grey star listed off Jimmy Kimmel and mentioned that the late night time host and his spouse “have a lot of parties and they don’t invite me”.
In response, Barrymore mentioned: “Is this for real?” earlier than including: “Because people have gotten in trouble for claiming [about] not being invited to your parties.”
Johnson began laughing, with Barrymore saying: “That was amazing, by the way. Like, amazing.” The actor was then cheered and applauded by the viewers.
Many folks cited Johnson’s unique interview with DeGeneres as the start of the tip of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the ultimate season of which started final month.
The present’s cancellation adopted a sustained controversy over allegations of a poisonous work setting behind the scenes on the present.
DeGeneres was additionally on the centre of unverified allegations about her off-camera behaviour, from claims that she would demand that individuals not look her within the eye, to claims that her real-life persona clashed together with her kinder on-camera persona.
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After asserting her intention to finish her present, DeGeneres denied claims of poor behaviour on her half. She additionally steered that the backlash in opposition to her in 2019 and 2020 was “orchestrated” and misogynist in nature.