It's true, and Madonna's words were beautiful and they helped empower Ellen to be confident in who she was — to ignore the pangs of uncertainty of whether or not people were going to accept her. The important thing was that Ellen not deprive the world of who she truly was.
In this clip from Ellen's interview with Madonna, Madonna actually doesn't say a word — she just confirms everything that Ellen relays to the world.
We are moved. Are U?
P.S. We're sure nobody can boo her for saying these things!