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Ellen Hires Males Strippers for the Most Beautiful Woman in the World, Gwyneth Paltrow: VIDEO

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Elevating a ridiculous kind of award to an even more ridiculous level, Ellen hires male strippers to crown Gwyneth Paltrow with the title bestowed on her by People magazine.

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  1. She robbed me of my Oscar as Elizabeth to her role in Shakespeare In Love, now this!!!!!

    Posted by: Kate Blanchett | Apr 26, 2013 1:57:00 PM


  2. Ellen knows her female and gay audience.
    Male body is beautiful. I couldn't choose one of them. All are handsome.

    Posted by: Matt26 | Apr 26, 2013 1:58:34 PM


  3. You gotta love the silly stuff Ellen does on her show! Never mean, never nasty, never snarky ... just silly, and fun, and always entertaining.

    Posted by: K in VA | Apr 26, 2013 2:03:07 PM


  4. Gwyneth Paltrow 'Most beautiful woman'
    People Magazine ... relevancy

    Seriously?

    GTFR

    Posted by: JONES | Apr 26, 2013 2:07:42 PM


  5. I agree with GTFR. Seriously? Gwyneth Paltrow is not ugly, but the most beautiful woman in the world? She's not even that great of an actress.

    Posted by: Brad | Apr 26, 2013 2:13:32 PM


  6. Are we talking about physical beauty ?

    Posted by: Au | Apr 26, 2013 2:14:02 PM


  7. Elizabeth Taylor is gone. There will never be another true winner.

    Posted by: UFFDA | Apr 26, 2013 2:19:15 PM


  8. I actually like the award going to her -- since it's never going to go to the actual "most beautiful person in the world" (how would one even define that), it may as well go to someone who's beauty is as much her spunky, fun-loving attitude as it is her actual good looks.

    Plus, I just love that it went to a 40 year old woman. Plenty of men may get it at 40 or even 50, but there's this perception for women that they have to be very young (teens/early-mid 20s) to be beautiful... and Gwyneth proves that's no where close to being true. Gwyneth is every bit as beautiful today as she was 15 years ago, if not more so.

    Posted by: Ryan | Apr 26, 2013 2:22:48 PM


  9. Gwyneth is gracious and obviously does not take this latest brouhaha all that seriously.
    Ellen's send-up pokes fun and celebrates the absurdity of the moment.

    Posted by: Joe | Apr 26, 2013 2:23:11 PM


  10. I'm laughing harder at the posts with people getting upset about this. Does this really matter in the grand scheme of things? Grow up! Love how Ellen just makes fun of it and they laugh about it. Gwyneth Paltrow always seems like a nice person and genuinely didn't care for this "title".

    Posted by: David | Apr 26, 2013 2:24:50 PM


  11. like Gwyneth,like Ellen
    but the show is getting ever-more downscale
    Povich here we come

    Posted by: keating | Apr 26, 2013 2:27:36 PM


  12. I was looking at pictues of Salma Hayak yesterday if anybody is as beautiful as Elizabeth Taylor it would be her

    Posted by: Bellah | Apr 26, 2013 2:28:02 PM


  13. Ellen sure knows how to keep her female audiences happy, and some of us males, as well,

    Posted by: andrew | Apr 26, 2013 2:33:33 PM


  14. Again with the objectification of scantily-clad men.

    I can think of 3 possible explanations:

    a) Ellen is so desperate to bond with her audience by distancing herself from "lesbian-ness" that she over-adjusts by having a constant stream of scantily-clad males on her show

    b) Ellen's objectification of men is motivated by a feminist revenge fantasy--she objectifies men as a way of "getting back" at straight men for objectifying women, or

    c) Ellen honestly believes that most straight women like seeing a constant parade of scantily-clad men, when, in reality, few of them do.....the only attempt to create a magazine for women that featured nude men--namely, Playgirl, failed rather miserably, surviving only as long as it did due to sales to gay men, not women....and only a tiny percentage of women ever go to a "Chippendales" type club.

    Maybe all of the above.

    Regardless, it is tiresome and obnoxious and has begun to make her, herself, tiresome and obnoxious.

    Posted by: Rick | Apr 26, 2013 2:37:51 PM


  15. The blonde dancer looks so familiar...

    Posted by: S. | Apr 26, 2013 2:46:55 PM


  16. "Regardless, it is tiresome and obnoxious and has begun to make her, herself, tiresome and obnoxious."

    Rick,

    if you changed the pronouns in the above sentence--who do you think that sentence would apply to more? You or me? Or both. Don't, don't, don't take yourself too seriously. It becomes "tiresome and obnoxious".

    Posted by: Derrick from Philly | Apr 26, 2013 2:51:15 PM


  17. I see that Rick, who's never appeared in so much as a YouTube video, knows the formula for a wildly successful show-biz career, unlike Ellen. Clearly another benefit of his frequently expressed deep admiration of women and understanding of what they want.

    Posted by: DW | Apr 26, 2013 2:55:53 PM


  18. Raven is the most beautiful woman in the world.

    Posted by: trees | Apr 26, 2013 2:58:24 PM


  19. @DW Oprah, Rachel Ray, Phil Donahue, Regis (and now Michael) and Cathy......and many, many others, have hosted successful daytime talk shows with overwhelmingly female audiences and none of them ever had to resort to parading around half-naked men every other day.

    Just because her objectification parade does not cause people to stop watching does not mean that they find that particular aspect of her show tiresome and obnoxious, which it most definitely is.

    Posted by: Rick | Apr 26, 2013 3:04:32 PM


  20. The last sentence in my last comment should have read "that they DON'T find....." rather than "that they find"....

    Posted by: Rick | Apr 26, 2013 3:06:44 PM


  21. She can give it to Maggie Gallagher and call it community service.

    Posted by: secure214 | Apr 26, 2013 3:10:51 PM


  22. The blond guy is adorable. He does look familiar.

    Posted by: Seattle Mike | Apr 26, 2013 3:14:54 PM


  23. The objectivication of fine men rocks. I often watch films just to get a scented eyeful of good-looking men, Jake Gyllenhall for sure, and many more. It's joyous.

    Posted by: UFFDA | Apr 26, 2013 3:57:07 PM


  24. I like topless men; but seriously - if a tv show today objectified women in the same way they'd be crucified. There's such a double standard that women generally don't want to acknowledge.

    Posted by: Alan | Apr 26, 2013 4:44:01 PM


  25. hey rick,

    here's a link for you:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e4GanQqtr4w

    guess what it is...chippendales dancers on donahue, so your argument has been found lacking.

    Posted by: mason | Apr 26, 2013 5:41:57 PM


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