News | Entertainment
11 May 2021 22:57
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Ellen DeGeneres had consumed three "weed drinks" and two "sleep pills" before driving Portia de Rossi to hospital in March

    The 63-year-old star admitted "adrenaline kicked in" when she found her wife doubled over with pain last month and though she admitted it was "probably not safe" for her to get behind the wheel, she still insisted on escorting the actress to the emergency room, where she was later diagnosed with appendicitis


    After explaining she isn't a big fan of marijuana, she told talk show host Jimmy Kimmel: "So, Chelsea Handler told me about these weed drinks, they're called Cann, and they have CBD or [THC] - I don't know what the good thing is.

    "I drank one, and I didn't feel anything, so I drank three, and then I took two melatonin sleep pills. And I'm laying in bed, and I realise [Portia's] not in bed.

    "She's moaning. I get out of bed, and she's on the ground on all fours, and I said, 'You're not OK.' She goes, 'I'm OK.' I said, 'No, unless you're playing Twister by yourself, you're not OK.' So I rushed her to the emergency room."

    Concerned, Jimmy clarified: "You drove her yourself?"

    Ellen confirmed: "I did. I mean, I kicked in, like my adrenaline, because I just had to rush her there. It's probably not safe." She added with a laugh, "I shouldn't be saying any of this."

    The 'Finding Dory' star previously reassured fans that the 48-year-old actress was "feeling much better" after having her appendix removed.

    Speaking on her own talk show, she had said: "I rush her to the ER, and we're driving and she's in so much pain, and I'm worried about her, and I don't know what's wrong with her, because as you know, I grew up Christian Science, so my best guess was a demon. So anyway, they gave her a CT scan and I didn't know what that was."

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ellen had to leave her wife in the hospital.

    She continued: "The next morning, they call and they said, 'It's the appendix. We have to take the appendix out.'"

    The host added how her spouse was "in a lot of pain" after surgery, but is "feeling much better now."

    She said: "She's home. She came home late yesterday. Not all of her, she left her appendix at the hospital."

    © 2021 Bang Showbiz, NZCity


     Other Entertainment News
     11 May: Katy Perry says one of the "best parts" of motherhood is feeding her daughter
     11 May: Billie Piper felt "desperate and lonely" when she found fame
     11 May: Marvin and Rochelle Humes have swapped after parties for soft play areas
     11 May: Glenn Close hates being branded a "loser" because she hasn't won an Oscar yet
     11 May: Victoria Beckham was left embarrassed after her daughter assumed she was making a cocktail at 7am
     11 May: Ryan Dorsey has paid tribute to the late Naya Rivera on the first Mother's Day without her
     11 May: Gwyneth Paltrow drank "seven nights a week" during lockdown
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    All Blacks selector Grant Fox would like captain's referrals kicked into touch More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Record investment is tipped to be in Australia's Federal Budget, that's released tonight More...



     Today's News

    Accident and Emergency:
    A car crash in Gisborne has caused damaged to headstones at Taruheru Cemetery 21:57

    Entertainment:
    Katy Perry says one of the "best parts" of motherhood is feeding her daughter 21:46

    Health & Safety:
    At least 11 people are dead, and many others wounded, after a shooting at a school in Russia 21:17

    Entertainment:
    Billie Piper felt "desperate and lonely" when she found fame 21:16

    Entertainment:
    Marvin and Rochelle Humes have swapped after parties for soft play areas 20:46

    Entertainment:
    Glenn Close hates being branded a "loser" because she hasn't won an Oscar yet 20:16

    Entertainment:
    Victoria Beckham was left embarrassed after her daughter assumed she was making a cocktail at 7am 19:46

    Entertainment:
    Ryan Dorsey has paid tribute to the late Naya Rivera on the first Mother's Day without her 19:16

    Business:
    Record investment is tipped to be in Australia's Federal Budget, that's released tonight 18:57

    Entertainment:
    Gwyneth Paltrow drank "seven nights a week" during lockdown 18:46


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2021 New Zealand City Ltd