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Ellen DeGeneres' father dead at 92

Ellen DeGeneres' father dead at 92

"This week, at the age of 92, my father Elliott DeGeneres passed away", she revealed on Twitter alongside a clip from her show.

"In addition to [the devastating mudslides in] Montecito, I lost my dad this week".

She celebrated her father's long life and lack of judgemental attitude, calling him a "kind and accepting man".

"I work in L.A., but I consider Montecito my home", she said.

'He was very amusing, I think my brother and I got our sense of humour from him'. "I left, I was leaving the building, and I looked back - there was a rainbow over the Warner Bros. studio". Studios. He loved this business.

She continued, "He was very proud of me. When he died, I saw this rainbow over the stage they named for me", DeGeneres wrote.

The 2-minute clip - which has gotten more than 3 million views on Facebook and another 350,000 on YouTube - showed DeGeneres fondly remembering her dad as amusing and kind, and noting he was proud of both her and her daytime program.

Winfrey wasn't under a mandatory evacuation order because her house is higher up on a hill, but she has been using social media to show just how bad the scenes were in Montecito this week.

But just as she was coming to terms with her loss, DeGeneres spotted a attractive sight in the sky. "I love this community".

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DeGeneres believed that she and her brother, Vance, got their sense of humor from him.

The television host, who triggered fevered speculation she will run for president following a rousing speech at the Golden Globes, took to Instagram as it emerged at least 13 people had died in flash flooding in the state.

"I'm so sorry for your Dad's passing sweetie".

"Sorry for your loss".

According to the official "Ellen" website, Lovato will sing "Tell Me You Love Me" on that day's episode.

Fans want her to know how truly special she is to them.

Luckily for Ellen, her home managed to escape unscathed by the destruction, which was caused when heavy rain battered the ground which had been stripped of all vegetation after the Thomas wildfire.

"There are people who are missing family members".


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