Ellen DeGeneres Just Hilariously Slammed Eric Trump’s Absurd Conspiracy Theory
We already knew that the Trump brothers love a good Twitter fight, which was only amplified earlier this week, when Eric Trump took to Twitter to accuse national treasure Ellen DeGeneres of being involved in the “deep state” of America, or a group of influential people who are allegedly trying to take down his father, President Donald Trump, from office. (“Crooked Hillary” Clinton and President Barack Obama are also persons of interest, naturally.) He based this on the fact that Twitter’s algorithm suggested he follow her along with the aforementioned politicians. DeGeneres, ever the ray of sunshine that she is, thinks this is absolutely hilarious and has made her amusement known.
On Wednesday’s episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, DeGeneres dedicated her usual opening monologue to Trump, playfully admitting that—what a shock—the deep-state rumors aren’t true. She just doesn’t have the time or the resources, folks. “I’m sorry to disappoint you. I am not part of the deep state. I’m honored that you think I’m powerful enough to be part of a government conspiracy,” she began. “Even if somebody wanted me to be involved, I don’t have that kind of time. I’ve got my gay agenda meetings on Monday, and on Wednesday Beyoncé and I host an Illuminati brunch. And then Portia [de Rossi, her wife] and I on the weekends are desperately trying to have a baby. So I can’t.”
What’s most ridiculous about her name floating around a secret government conspiracy, she says, is that “no one has undermined Donald Trump more than Donald Trump.” You know, not her.
In fact, the reason Twitter suggested that Eric Trump follow DeGeneres, she reasonably reckons, is because both of his sisters—Ivanka and Tiffany—follow her already. “Maybe you should follow me, because I post a lot of cute videos,” she said, queuing up a video of a cat massaging a dog. (Iconic!) “We might not agree on politics, but I think we can both agree this is cute.”
She’s not wrong, Eric.