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Ellen DeGeneres talked with Jussie Smollett as he talked about things that are very dear to him.
Ellen DeGeneres started the chat by saying that she was going to go shoot a show as Jussie knocked on her door and wanted to talk to her. Jussie was very happy that his first talk show was with Ellen DeGeneres.
Jussie thinks of Ellen as an inspiration and he is also happy about the amount of work she has done for the LGB community. He compared her with Michael Jackson. He said as Michael brought together the black community, she has worked charms by bringing her community together.
Jussie also said that there have been no closets in his life and that he has always been open about his sexual preference. Empure star told Ellen that he is gay. He wanted to come to her show and he wanted to clear it to the people because he respects Ellen and he’s such a big fan of her.
People were questioning him and Ellen believes that shouldn’t be the thing people should be focusing on. People can challenge someone’s talent but they shouldn’t be challenging people on a personal level.
Ellen is happy that Jussie hasn’t been pretending to be anything that he’s not. Jussie believes that God made him this way and that he can never deny who he is. He also said that his mom knows that he is gay and he takes her to musicals every year.
Ellen was also really proud of Jussie. She praised Jussie about his strength to come out and talk about this stuff. Ellen tweeted that being true to who you are can be one of the hardest thing in the world.
Being true to who you are can be one of the hardest things in the world. I’m proud of @JussieSmollett. http://t.co/zYzCtgIlQY— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) March 9, 2015
And Jussie Smollett tweeted by thanking Ellen and also said thank you all.
Thank you ELLEN. Thank you all. I love yall so very very much. #OneLove #TheWorldKeepsSpinning… https://t.co/HhAsf4igM3— Jussie Smollett (@JussieSmollett) March 10, 2015
Watch the video on Ellen Tube in which Empire star Jussie confirms he is gay.
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