Ellen Tears Up As She FaceTimes Oprah Following Deadly California Mudslides
Ellen DeGeneres and Oprah Winfrey FaceTimed each other to talk about the Montecito mudslides that have brought destruction to their neighborhood in Santa Barbara County, California. The death toll from Tuesday’s mudslides has climbed to 17. DeGeneres was emotional during an episode of her talk show, airing Thursday, Jan. 11.
Our community of Montecito has been through a lot. pic.twitter.com/Kp92OzqPEM
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) January 11, 2018
“This room is always so full of positivity and love today and I really need it. So many times over the past 15 years people have come up to me and say to me that when they’re going through a tough time this show helps them through it,” DeGeneres told her audience. “Today, I need you because there’s a lot going on in my life right now.”
She discussed the wildfires and mudslides that have left devastation and have caused emergency evacuations. Then she FaceTimed Oprah who shared a photo of what her home looks like now. Oprah asked Americans to come together and to help each other during this difficult time. She also shared how people can move forward from this natural disaster.
( H/T people.com )