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Ellen Upsets A LOT Of Housewives!

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We've been getting emails all morning from Perezcious reader about an epic failure over at the Ellen show on Monday.

The show was scheduled to record an episode with No Doubt and hundreds of fans came to see the outdoor performance on the Warner Bros lot. Many of our readers were out in the sweltering sun for close to 7 hours standing in line and all had reserved tickets for the episode.

Well, apparently there was an error in judgment on the show's part and many of the fans were turned away. MANY!

It all ended almost violently!

Reader Kristen says: "At 4:15pm an Ellen rep with tons of police came out to say they had underestimated how many people could fit in the venue and thanks but go home."

All of our readers stated that the estimated over-count for the show was 500!

500 disappointed people were turned away! How is that even possible? Who's running this operation?!

There were a fortunate few who got to stand behind the stage, like reader Andrea, but even that was a disaster. Andrea writes: "We had no speakers to hear anything! My nose started bleeding and NO ONE even bothered to see if I was ok. The security guy just gave me a napkin. Two other girls fainted because of the heat."

Everyone who was turned away was told to call back for tickets next season, but most traveled for No Doubt specifically and many refuse to return because of the horrible treatment they received from the staff.

Most of the fans wanted to know if host Ellen DeGeneres or No Doubt even knew about the problem and if this was something that often happened in Hollywood.

Probably yes. And yes. Sadly.

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75 comments to “Ellen Upsets A LOT Of Housewives!”



  1. 1

    commeny



  2. 2

    Nothings free, dumbass.



  3. 3

    this is dumb. She does so many nice things for people that this article shouldn't even be worth mentioning. fail. Why people would even stay in line when they can see all those people already waiting are idiots. They were all having a case of the Monday's.



  4. 4

    Why would you drive that far for a few songs anyway? It's not like they were doing a complete set list. If anyone knows anything about these types of things (which they probably don't cause they are either hokies are aren't from CA) it is that they are NEVER fun, you are always crammed, and the show doesn't give a f**k about you. Sucks to be them, but that is Hollywood for you.



  5. 5

    Don't judge ellen you fcking bitches…

    BITCHES BE CRAZY! I THOUGHT that we knew that by now. Huh?



  6. 6

    lame. i went to the show and i had reserved tickets, but they weren't guarenteed. on the paper it clearly says, "you may be turned away." and yeah, people fainted. i dont see why they didn't have a hat or drink the water that was being distributed. they're just bitching cuz they didn't get to see NO DOUBT.

  7. ww29 says – reply to this


    7

    A couple of months ago I went to a taping of the Ellen show as well as several others while in Hollywood. I must say that whatever happened with No Doubt was unfortunate and crappy for the people who were there. However, I must say, the staff at Ellen was awesome when we were there.



  8. 8

    Thank goodness for you Perez to shine the light on all of these ungreatful Hollywood "stars" I use the word Stars losely, since there are not anymore stars coming out of Hollywood. Christian Bale is the only real male star in Hollywood. Perez is the blog star of in his own right bitches.
    Perez keep exposing all the shit in hollywood before the Earthquake(s) break the State away. lmao



  9. 9

    Ya well im sure she knew cause she even said on her show "they had to turn away 1000's of ppl". Boo on there part but she does do lots of great things like her giveaways and stuff. So i guess we could give her a break and let this one slide!



  10. 10

    Okay, I didn't read this article in its entirety but lucky you guys had hot weather. We just had a dump of snow in Alberta on May 19!!! So, would you rather wait in the hot sun and work on your tan or wait in the cold freezing snow???



  11. 11

    Re: zelasor – YOU get a phone call and a letter in the mail saying that you are GUARANTEED tickets to then find out that after waiting in line for 5 hours in a parking garage you aren't getting in because they misjudged how many people they could fit. everyone waiting in line was supposed to be guaranteed a spot inside, we werent standing there for our health.



  12. 12

    the people who were actually in line for 7 hours made it in, the rest were just late and want to blame someone.



  13. 13

    Ellen isn't the person who organizes all logistics and details.
    Even though it is her show, can't imagine that she is to blame for the lack of good planning and insufficient space.

    Ellen is the best. She will do something, or other, to make it up to those who were turned away.



  14. 14

    Ellen is super cool and I'm POSITIVE she'll make it up to the people who had a bad experience.



  15. 15

    Oh put your big girl panties on and get over it.



  16. 16

    YES! VERY TRUE! I was there! It was so unorganized!!



  17. 17

    HONESTLY NO DOUBTS SUCKS ASS!! WHO WANNA SEE THEM ANYWAY. HOWEVER THEY SHOULD GIVE EACH REJECTED FAN LIKE A 100 BUCKS TO MAKE UP FOR SCREWING UP!! THAT'S LIKE 5 GRAND, CHUMP CHANGE FOR ELLEN SHOW. ASS WIPES.

  18. Allen says – reply to this


    18

    you are writing it as if it was worth the write.

    So people were turned away from seeing a band perform…
    it's okay, get over it.
    If you wish to use such descriptions, please cover real news.
    You write it as if it were a catastrophe, but please see the news and get really informed on subjects worth writing in that tone.
    Why don't you cover immigrants working in that sun everyday and don't bitch about it? Why not people who actually make a difference working instead of 500 late people wanting to blame it on somebody?

    Sometimes, you're just immature.

  19. Jenmo says – reply to this


    19

    If they were as shitty as they were on American Idol than those people didn't miss a thing.

    The only epic failure I see here is that AaronFernandes hasn't been banned yet.



  20. 20

    I was there and it was crazy! We stood in line after parking at 10:30 a.m. we were in the low seven hundreds in line, more and more people arrive after us. Staff began to bunch us up as close as the could to fit more people in the garage. It was very hot with no fresh air. At 2:30 staff start to move across the street to the lot where the filming was going to be, it was incredible to see a sea of 5000 or more people being moved across a street.
    The young woman who was in charge of sitting did not do a good job, she was sat my group in the worst bleachers and seated people after us in better seats. No order or plan. But there were hundreds and hundreds that had no seating at all. It was very hot and staff was handing out water every 20 minutes.
    Our highlight was when we were leaving and walking through the lots George Lopez cut in front of my sister and me driving a golf cart with the song "Low Rider" playing full blast then he came around again behind us asking us where we were going. I want to ask him for a ride back to our truck after standing and sitting in the sun, but he drove off too fast. When we cross the street to another lot, Ellen staff was waiting there to give us free Ellen t-shirts for following instructions.
    This was my first Ellen show, if I go again I'll make sure its inside a studio.



  21. 21

    I WAS AT THIS GODFORSAKEN TAPING OF THE ELLEN SHOW. I had "GUARANTEED TICKETS". Ya right! They only had seats for maybe a 750 people, but had given over 2,000+ people these so-called guaranteed tickets! We ended up standing behind all the cameras and stage. It was so hot and crowded, there was an elderly lady with a cane who was standing with the rest of us! There were hundreds of others who had "LAWN SEAT TICKETS" and they had to stand either behind the stage, behind a building where you could only HEAR the show but couldn't see anything, or you were turned away. NEVER AGAIN! THINK AGAIN, "ELLEN" PLANNERS, BEFORE YOU PLAN ANOTHER "BACK LOT BASH"! This was a SORRY event!



  22. 22

    After that Idol performance…who would EVER spend the time to go see No Doubt???!! Gawd they are AWFUL live!!!! And Ellen…whoever told you your hair looks good that short LIED to you!!



  23. 23

    k. no one cares about your nose bleed. thats completely unncessary to the point of this. loser.



  24. 24

    um, you had a nosebleed. why should anyone take notice at all? it's not like you collapsed on the floor. that security guard went above and beyond by handing you a tissue. you sound like a snide little bitch with a horrific sense of entitlement. should ellen herself personally God-bless every little sneeze?



  25. 25

    There were people falling out left and right, two women in front of me died and turned to dust so I moved up two spots. I thought I was going to die too, but I figured if 200 more people died in front of me, I could get seats. I'll do anything for a free show, even bitch about it if I don't make it in even though they "guaranteed" me seats. I'm all sorts of pissed, I didn't get my free Oprah chicken because there were too many people, now this. If I couldn't bitch about not getting free shit, I'd stop trying to get free shit.

    You people bitching sound like welfare recipients who complain alcohol can't be bought with food stamps.



  26. 26

    Wow,

    I guess everything happens for a reason. I was suppose to go, but didn't good thing too. I would have been stuck in the sun and in an angry mob haha. Well I'm not surprised this happens with all the shows. They overbook all the time. Oprah does it, Chelsea Handler does it, Jay Leno, and The Price is Right is evil about it.

    Seriously though anyone who knows these shows by now should know that you have to wake your ass up at 6am or earlier if it's the Price is Right in order to see these shows.

    Oh well they will get over it eventually and Ellen might apologize for the mistake of the staff. I can tell you she probably knew about it, but she's not the one who handles the audience tickets.



  27. 27

    perez, you are one to talk! this sounds like what you and mika did in bev hills!!! i waited 2 hrs in the freezing cold for Mika tickets and was turned away just as i got to the the front of the line. there was no notice of tickets running out, or limited space. a rep says Perez and Mika will stay around for photos and autographs. nope, they ran off like little girls. seems like perez needs to look in a mirror, that hag.



  28. 28

    Re: lilash78 – common sense would tell me if I went somewhere and was standing in line for more than an hour or two in hot weather with no water, crappy security, people fainting that the "GUARANTEED" ticket really wasn't worth my HEALTH since obviously that's not why you were standing out there…..



  29. 29

    I will never go to the show again. I'm still waiting for 2 stupid Taylor Swift CDs that were promised to us when we went November 4 of last year. I emailed the show and have never heard a word.

  30. Avril says – reply to this


    30

    ELLEN IS NOTHING BUT A TWO BIT CARPET MUNCHING TRAMP!SHE ONLY HAS WOMEN ON THE SHOW SO SHE CAN TRY TO PICK THEM UP.SHE ACTS LIKE SHE CARE (CRYING ON TV TWICE) BUT ONLY CARES ON HOW MUCH MUNCHING SHE CAN GET!!!!!!!!!



  31. 31

    i went to LN last week sat in the stand by room, which i had planned. halfway through the show the staff made everyone get up without warning and leave. i was trying to buy a shirt and the staff would not even give me 2 minutes to buy the shirt. maybe everyone on the staff is burnt out, the whole thing seemed really off.



  32. 32

    None of this is Ellen's fault personally, people can't be mad at her, it's out of her control.

  33. slgee says – reply to this


    33

    They probably couldn't do much about it, even if they knew, Perez. There are certain safety measures that need to be followed.
    You're a dumb ass.



  34. 34

    was this a free event? because if this was a free event and there was a first come first serve basis….then it bombs but you can't complain much. you take your chance and get over it. i'm sure there was only so much the ellen staff could do. and that girls bloody nose is really unfortunate i had a friend go to a concert and she got dirt in her eye. and nobody did shit for her either. ;)



  35. 35

    So, these people are complaining about a free event, which they were free to leave at any time? Boo hoo.
    Oh no, a nosebleed?! I can't believe they didn't call 911!



  36. 36

    Im sure Ellen will be bothered by it…she truely appriciates her fans…………….Gwen Steffani im sure really doesnt give a rip



  37. 37

    Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa I had a nose bleed WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA I got terrible seats at a FREE CONCERT waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa no one cares



  38. 38

    Re: Avril
    OH BULL FUCKIN SHIT! ELLEN A WHORE THAT ONLY HAS WOMEN ON THE SHOW? YOU OBVIOUSLY DONT WATCH THE SHOW YA DUMB RETARD HAHAHA SHUT UP ANS COME BACK WHEN YOU GROW A BRAIN MAYBE AND HAVE SOMETHING WORTHWHILE TO SAY



  39. 39

    Uhm what does this have to do with housewives??



  40. 40

    I was there and it was complete and utter bullshit what they did. They called everyone to confirm we were going a couple days before. Why confirm people if it's not a sure thing? They overbooked by 500 people and didn't tell anyone until the show started. We waited for 6 hours with wristbands numbered and all. No where on the page did it say they were going to turn people away and no one said there was a possibility we wouldn't get in. They basically herded us all and then last minute said, "Sorry at capacity. Bye!" No compensation at all until we stayed behind and finally got a card to call for future compensation.

    I had a friend visiting from out of the country and didn't see anything but the inside of a parking garage. I don't blame Ellen at all but I would hope her show's coordinators would have better competence than that. I felt bad for the guy that had to tell us. He said he found out the same time we did from the execs. And watching the show sitting on sore legs, I had to laugh because it was clear they wanted to fill in all holes for camera panning. No regard for the audience at all.



  41. 41

    Re: Modesto – Completely false.



  42. 42

    Re: JizzyBall – #49 YOU ARE DUMB AS THEY CUM.YOU ACTUALLY BUY INTO THAT SHIT THAT ELLEN CARE ABOUT NOBODY BUT HER SELF.I FEEL SORRY FOR U!

  43. 29 says – reply to this


    43

    Re: Avril – you do realize that everything you just stated is completely false and unvalidated don't you?



  44. 44

    I don't believe totally with # 41 I have noticed Ellen flirting with certian female guest.
    Take it for what it's worth.But I do like her.



  45. 45

    i was there. we arrived at the venue @ 10am when they said the gates would open for parking. parking did not open until closer to 10:30 and they were making people park along the street and walk quite a distance to go back to the gate. once we reached the gate, we waited from about 10:15-2:45p before they started letting us into the venue. WE HAD RESERVED TICKETS, but we were forced to stand behind the stage. I had no idea what was going on onstage with the first half of the show because we couldn't hear a thing.

    Anyway, you live you learn. Don't think I would do that ever again.



  46. 46

    IT WASNT THAT HOT & YAH THIS SHIT HAPPENS ALL THE TIME. IT WASN'T PERSONALLY ELLENS OR ND'S FAULT. GET OVER IT.



  47. 47

    "epic failure " I agree Butch Ellen is!



  48. 48

    She disgusts Me!
    And grosses me out when She staddles her coffee table-ish fish!

  49. dodo says – reply to this


    49

    Ellen and her crew suck big time. Forget the nice lady you see on TV. A couple of years ago my sweetie and I had a so called reservation to her show, made months in advance. We got a confirmation call a couple of days before. We got up at the crack of dawn to leave from San Diego to brave and cross the LA traffic to get to Burbank (NBC studios by 9 AM). When we got there all the entry tickets had been passed out. We could get on a consolation waiting list in which, at best we would be allowed into a side room at the time of taping. Now here is the REAL kicker: even IF we HAD managed to get tickets, we would have had to twiddle our thumbs for in Los Angeles/Burbank for about 8 hours before the taping would start. We decided she wasn't worth it. We went back to San Diego. Other shows give real tickets out and don't ask you to show up until a couple of hours before the taping. Is she that insecure that there will not be an audience for her????



  50. 50

    I was one of the girls who passed out…. it was to Hot!!!!! But it wasn't Ellen's fault!!! Her job is to just host the show…. After I fainted all the firemen and the RN's rushed to help me!!! Thank God that they were there they attended me very well and Ellen's people made sure that I was ok!!!! Even her hot producer guy. The nurse's in the medical center was cool as HELL!!!! I was able to make it back to watch No Doubt!!! For everyone who was complaining should be happy they didn't pass out and show everyone your spanx like ME!!!! OMG!!!! Sorry for everyone who had to see that!!!! It was still worth it!!!!!



  51. 51

    OK, yes sad, but it's just a show. They'll survive.



  52. 52

    Well IF they did overbook… I can see how it happened. How in the hell are they supposed to know how many people they can fit in there without EVER having done it. It was the first time. Now they know how many. I also have a feeling a lot of people showed up without anything guaranteed. It was hot, but not pass out hot.



  53. 53

    The white G Wagon is sick.



  54. 54

    Yeah Ellen is SO to blame for that Perez…NOT! Bitch please stop stirring drama!



  55. 55

    That's so lame. The people that didn't get in after waiting deserve more than an apology, they deserve a free concert & some kind of small gift, geez. I was at work all day, far away from this, but can imagine how crappy it would be to wait that long, only to be turned away. What kind of moron did they have doing the estimate for how many people would fit into the show? I understand over-estimating by maybe 50 at most, but 500?



  56. 56

    Btw, the reader that was estimating that giving 500 people each $100 would be $5,000, it would be $50,000 to give that amount to that many people, pretty simple math.



  57. 57

    Re: hell_n_grace – of course they helped u…u can sue them otherwise



  58. 58

    Re: kissmyassobama – so agree, that was shame full and such a huge let down



  59. 59

    probably, no. Sadly. Perez, you are aware that unfortunatly is quite possible to find out about these things after the fact.



  60. 60

    aaronfernandes..fark.u.hell.annoyn.bxtch.



  61. 61

    I actually went to a taping of her show last year. Until then, I was a HUGE fan and supporter or Ellen. I stood for hours on a line in the freezing cold at 6AM. During the taping, she was cold and disconnected. Portia sat in the front row and was VERY nice and communicative with the audience, but Ellen was too good for anyone. I was SOOOO disappointed! She is so fake. So, I am not surprised to read this story at all……….



  62. 62

    Its about time Ellen got a bit of bad press.. I like her but shes a wanna be Oprah I think :P



  63. 63

    WAH,WAH,WAH…SHE GOT A BLOODY NOSE..BIG FRIGGING DEAL..PEOPLE LIVING A MERE FEW MILES AWAY WERE WORRIED THAT THAT DAY MIGHT BE THEIR LAST DAY LIVING IN THEIR HOME, EATING DINNER,HAVING A JOB,WAH,WAH,WAH…..ATLEAST SHE GOT A NAPKIN FOR HER BLOODY SNOUT…



  64. 64

    Wasn't it for the taping of a tv show? It wasn't a 'concert'. So why all the bitchin?



  65. 65

    oh, poor baby got a bloody nose-what did she want the place to do? call an ambulance? it was a bloody nose ! if she felt it was bad, she should have left and got medical treatment. Now, if she fainted and hit her head and cracked it open and no one did anything, that is something to complain about. I saw the first day of the show and the show was firing water out on to the audience. all these shows that give out tkts say on the tkts that it does not mean you will get a place-yes it is bad that they overbooked soo much and I would complain about that, but it is THEIR choice to wait 7 HOURS in the heat like fools. for what? 2 songs? I get tkts to movie premieres once in a while and it states to get there early, that you might not get in, and yes, if you arent early, you dont get in. Most of these people line up for ellen for all the freebies she gives away-probably why they are mad-she is VERY generous with her audience. why are YOU mad at her perez/MARIO-you normally dont say ANYTHING bad about another gay



  66. 66

    Hmmmm….wouldn't someone with half a brain just GO HOME??



  67. 67

    sucks — but if it's that hot and there is no room for you, go home, don't stand there till you faint or get a nose bleed



  68. 68

    Come one……..You are going to get violent because u can't get in Ellen to see Gwen?! WTF!!!! I love them both but your right FIRST BITCHES!!!!



  69. 69

    They always overbook tv show tapings, to ensure that it will be packed. It says when you sign up that you are not guranteed entrace. So you run that risk when you go…I've done and got turned away and its a part of life, so stop with the whining.



  70. 70

    Okay, if it's so hot that your nose is bleeding or you feel faint, LEAVE. I understand people are pissed that they over-estimated and all, but come on. It's your own fault for standing out in the crowd and the heat if you start feeling bad. A security guy just handed you a napkin for a bloody nose? So what? That's the same thing a nurse would do, aside from telling you to tilt your head forward.



  71. 71

    Sweltering sun? Please! I checked the LA Times and it only got up to 77 degrees that day. When it gets that cool in Texas we put on a light sweater before leaving the house. What kind of delicate flowers are they growing in LA? I can understand being bummed about not getting in, but all this talk about the heat (and any related nosebleeds) is pure whiny BS.



  72. 72

    I was part of all this, it was very unfortunate, and unlike this article, the whole staff was VERY nice. I just got an email back for guaranteed tickets to another show, which, believe me. Im taking. This is NOT Ellen's fault nor is it No Doubts. And yes, Ellen knows what happened. I came to see No Doubt too, but hey, s*** happens. They were FREE tickets everyone, if they were paid for, I could see a huge fuss.



  73. 73

    PS. It wasn't even that hot that day.



  74. 74

    THAT SUCKS! WHY DOES NO ONE CARE ABOUT THE FANS ANYMORE? WE ARE THE ONES WHO MAKE YOU AND WE ARE THE ONES WHO WILL BREAK YOU IF YOU DON'T TREAT US RIGHT!



  75. 75

    Re: kissmyassobama

    i do! cos they are simply the best