On Monday, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” returned to the airwaves after a coronavirus-related hiatus with a new, more intimate look that is becoming increasingly familiar to American talk show viewers. The Emmy Award-winning comedian sat cross-legged in a chair in her living room, and her wife, actress Portia de Rossi, acted as camerawoman. Like Stephen Colbert, she shouted out her dog. Like Wendy Williams, she shared the screen with her right-hand man. And like Jimmy Fallon, she delivered a comedic monologue.Where she diverged from her fellow comedians, however, was in the decision to make a joke comparing self-quarantining at home to being in jail. “One thing that I’ve learned from being in quarantine is that people — this is like being in jail, is what it is,” DeGeneres said. “It’s mostly because I’ve been wearing the same clothes for 10 days and everyone in here is gay.”She then claps and doubles over laughing, adding, “The jokes that I have.” I’m thinking of you and sending love to you all. There’s no better way for me to do that than from my show. pic.twitter.com/HsKvTorsLm— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) April 6, 2020 Now, the comedian is facing some fierce backlash on social media


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