The announcement of the end of the popular Ellen DeGeneres daytime talk show had an odd result online – praise for actress Dakota Johnson.
The actress is praised by some who believe Johnson threw “the first brick” in the comedian’s recent public disputes at the end of 2019.
During Johnson’s appearance on the show, the “Finding Dory” star claimed that she had not been invited to a birthday party hosted by the actress, which Johnson explained that it was not. was not the case.
“Actually, no, that’s not the truth, Ellen,” she said. The line has become somewhat iconic now.
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The conversation between the two continued with several other awkward moments, including Johnson admitting that she was previously unsure if the comedian “liked” him and claiming Tig Notaro was his favorite comedian on DeGeneres.
In 2020, DeGeneres faced several different scandals, including accusations of rude behavior and allegations that the show was a toxic work environment.
Now Twitter users are wondering if Johnson sparked what they claim appears to be the comedian’s downfall and is praising the ‘Fifty Shades of Gray’ star, 31.
“As a company, we have [sic] to thank Dakota Johnson for this, ” said a Twitter user alongside the news at the end of the show.
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“The ending Ellen Degeneres show further proves that in the end, Dakota Johnson will have the final say,” wrote another.
Addition of a third: “Imagine Dakota Johnson reading Ellen’s news today and knowing that she unwittingly (or not) threw the first brick lol. “
“Dakota Johnson has done more for the company by ending Ellen Degeneres than most of your career favorites and it shows,” said yet another.
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However, in her announcement, DeGeneres said she simply chose to end the series after she no longer felt “engaged” enough.
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“When you’re a creative person, you constantly need to be challenged – and as great as this show is, and as fun as it is, it’s no longer a challenge,” she told the Hollywood Reporter.
A representative for Johnson did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.