Ellen DeGeneres Criticized For Driving Portia De Rossi To The ER After ‘Weed Drinks’


Ellen DeGeneres is in the hot seat again! The 63-year-old admitted that she had drank three “ ” and took an over-the-counter sleep aid before she drove her wife, Portia de Rossi, to the hospital last month.

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admitted that what she did was “probably not safe” to Jimmy Kimmel on Tuesday, April 20, during a marijuana-themed episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live.

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ellen degeneres criticized driving portia de rossi hospital weed drinks

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“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.”

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,” DeGeneres explained.

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“I drank one, and I didn’t feel anything, so I drank three, and then I took two melatonin sleep pills,” she said, before she found in pain. 

“I shouldn’t be saying any of this,” the Finding Dory star admitted but said her “adrenaline” kicked in. 

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“Please @TheEllenShow don’t joke about your irresponsibility. Use your platform to educate people about the dangers of impaired , difference between #THC & #CBD and the delayed effects of any kind of  marijuana edible,” one user said. 

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“Its so irresponsible of to tell the world she drove under the influence of marijuana.   I almost died because someone smoked pot and drove into me,” a second user wrote. 

 “They couldn’t afford an ambulance?” a third user asked.

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The Arrested Development actress suffered from appendicitis and had emergency surgery to remove her appendix but due to COVID-19 restrictions, DeGeneres said they “sent me home and I’m crying.” 

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“She left her appendix at the hospital. I’m going to auction off the appendix for charity. I’m kidding, it’s gonna go on eBay,” the talk show host joked. 

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