The wonderful CATE BLANCHETT is back! The “Ocean’s 8” star and two-time Academy Award winner always makes it a fun time when she stops by to catch up with Ellen, especially because no topic is off limits with Cate! She’s here to tell Ellen about her fun new film, “The House with a Clock in Its Walls,” in which she stars alongside the hilarious Jack Black! You never know what will come up when Ellen and Cate sit down together, so be sure to catch their chat today!
Then, making her first appearance on The Ellen Show, it’s ISSA RAE! The talented actress, producer, and writer first hit the scene with her web series, “Awkward Black Girl,” which led to her own HBO series, “Insecure”! Issa will have a busy Monday, as she’s also heading to the Primetime Emmy Awards – she’s nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series! It’s guaranteed to be a great time when Issa and Ellen get together today!
Plus, Ellen is pleased to welcome Guidance Counselor SHELLY FITZGERALD to the show. Shelly worked at Roncalli Catholic High School in Indianapolis for fifteen years, and was placed on administrative leave after school officials discovered she was married… to a woman. Her students have spoken out in support of Shelly, and to protest the school’s decision. Ellen has invited her to tell her story – don’t miss this important discussion and interview!
Monday is better with Ellen!