Ellen DeGeneres says she’s ‘done’ with fame after her Netflix special drops

Ellen DeGeneres is able to stroll away from present enterprise.

The comic, 66, stated that she’s “performed” with being within the public eye after her Netflix stand-up special comes out later this 12 months.

DeGeneres made the declaration at her comedy present in Santa Rosa, Calif., on July 1.

Ellen DeGeneres at Michelle Obama’s e book tour on November 15, 2022. Getty Pictures for Reside Nation

“That is the final time you’re going to see me. After my Netflix particular, I’m performed,” she stated, in accordance with  SFGate.

When a fan requested DeGeneres if she’ll voice Dory once more from “Discovering Nemo” and “Discovering Dory,” she replied, “No, I’m going bye-bye, keep in mind.”

DeGeneres is presently on her “Ellen’s Last Stand … Up” tour. She lately canceled 4 reveals with no clarification.

Ellen DeGeneres’ Netflix particular is ready to debut later this 12 months. ellendegeneres/Instagram

Earlier than the tour, DeGeneres stayed underneath the radar after her eponymous talk show ended with Season 19 in Could 2022 following toxic workplace claims.

In 2020, present and former staffers spoke anonymously about their alleged experience on set of the speak present for a BuzzFeed Information report. She apologized to staff on the time and producers Ed Glavin, Kevin Leman and Jonathan Norman exited the present.

“As we’ve grown exponentially, I’ve not been in a position to keep on high of all the things and relied on others to do their jobs as they knew I’d need them performed. Clearly some didn’t,” she wrote on the time in a memo, per the Hollywood Reporter. “That can now change and I’m dedicated to making sure this doesn’t occur once more.”

Ellen DeGeneres taping her speak present in Could 2016. Getty Pictures

DeGeneres reportedly addressed the controversy at her July 1 stand-up present.

“I bought kicked out of present enterprise for being imply,” she instructed the group, per SFGate.

“I might be demanding and impatient and difficult. I’m a robust lady. I’m many issues, however I’m not imply,” she added.

The Emmy winner went on, “I used to say, ‘I don’t care what individuals say about me.’ Now I understand I stated that throughout the top of my recognition.”

Ellen DeGeneres on the 2021 Folks’s Selection Awards. NBCUniversal/NBCU Picture Financial institution by way of Getty Pictures

DeGeneres previously spoke about the accusations against her whereas performing in West Hollywood in April.

“The hate went on for a very long time and I’d attempt to keep away from trying on the information. The ‘be form’ woman wasn’t form. That was the headline,” she stated to followers on the Largo. 

She additionally joked that she grew to become the “most hated individual in America.”

Ellen DeGeneres is on a multi-city stand-up comedy tour. Getty Pictures for Reside Nation

Two weeks earlier than “The Ellen DeGeneres Present” aired its closing episode, the previous Oscars host instructed the Hollywood Reporter that her resolution to finish the present had nothing to do with behind-the-scenes controversy.

“Whenever you’re a inventive individual, you always have to be challenged – and as nice as this present is, and as enjoyable as it’s, it’s simply not a problem anymore,” she insisted.

DeGeneres’ upcoming Netflix particular was introduced in Could.

“To reply the questions everyone seems to be asking me — Sure, I’m going to speak about it. Sure that is my final particular,” the comic stated in a press release.

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