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Ellen DeGeneres wins People’s Choice Award; jokes Oprah watches ‘Ellen’ (video)

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Ellen DeGeneres picked up her 14th award on Wednesday night. at the 40th annual People's Choice Awards. The entertainer talked about the reason she loved the Ellen DeGeneres Show. Offering a look at who watches her show, she told the fans she treasured the idea of making people happy.

“Just yesterday I was talking this lovely African American woman who is single and works 80-hours a week to get by. And she looks forward to coming come every single night and watching me,” said Ellen DeGeneres on stage of the People’s Choice Awards. “And that woman’s name is Oprah Winfrey.”

The laughter that came from the audience definitely was sincere as everyone knew that the talk show host might be on every weekday, but she was a comedian at heart! The joke was one of several on Wednesday night as the star also pretended to go on stage when Justin Timberlake’s name was called as he took home several awards too!

Take a look at the video clip of Ellen DeGeneres picking up her People’s Choice Award. She looked delighted to being acknowledged once again and even the fans loved seeing the entertainer on stage. Will Ellen DeGeneres win again next year? The fans get to choose the winners, but there isn’t any doubt she will be a top pick!

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