.....Famously, she [Ellen DeGeneres] hosted the Emmy Awards ceremony several months after the 9/11 attacks and told the enthusiastic audience:
........"We’re told to go on living our lives as usual, because to do otherwise is to let the terrorists win, and really, what would upset the Taliban more than a gay woman wearing a suit in front of a room full of Jews?"
..........— Michael Kantor and Laurence. Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America (2008), based on the PBS series of the same name.
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