Ellen DeGeneres was among the recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday.
U.S. President Barack Obama stated that her work in the LGBTQ community as well as the laughs she brings to people every day is what makes her a deserving recipient of the award. And as you’ll be able to tell in the video below…it truly is an honour for her! Wow!
You can see the full list of recipients including Robert De Niro, Tom Hanks, Michael Jordan and others here.