YES – January 14, 2021 / 7:37 am | Historical past: 321868
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Ellen DeGeneres felt like she had damaged a rib whereas battling COVID-19 at house in the course of the holidays.
The comic realized that she had examined constructive for the coronavirus simply earlier than she was because of movie an early December episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Present, prompting producers to instantly shut down the set and rule out additional filming.
The present went off for a month and Ellen returned this week to movie the primary episode, which aired on Wednesday.
Throughout her opening monologue, the Discovering Dory star talked about her battle for well being and her quarantine.
“I went house, I needed to self-quarantine and (spouse) Portia made me sleep in a special room, in a special mattress, as a result of she wished the race automobile mattress all to herself,” he joked.
“The primary three days I slept 16 hours a day after which the fourth day I awoke with again spasms and thought I had torn a muscle or slept bizarre as a result of I used to be in a special mattress, however it simply continued.
“The physician prescribed me painkillers and muscle relaxants … Painkillers did not assist, my again received worse. I felt like I broke a rib. Are you aware how I make you giggle a lot your ribs harm? It was like me. Now I understand how you’re feeling once I make you giggle. “
Ellen additionally revealed that she nonetheless has no concept how she contracted COVID: “I put on a masks, wash my palms, I solely lick three or 4 door handles,” she joked. “It’s a thriller to me.”