Seriously... Im Kidding by Ellen DeGeneresSometimes the greatest things are the most embarrassing. Ellen Degeneres winning, upbeat candor has made her show one of the most popular, resilient and honored daytime shows on the air. (To date, it has won no fewer than 31 Emmys.) Seriously... Im Kidding, Degeneres first book in eight years, brings us up to date about the life of a kindhearted woman who bowed out of American Idol because she didnt want to be mean. Lively; hilarious; often sweetly poignant.
Sofia Vergara is a CoverGirl (Even Though She Can't Say It)
To celebrate the Ad Club of New York's th anniversary , The Drum is inviting readers to share their favorite marketing moments from the past years. CoverGirl has always had celebrity endorsements, but by partnering with a year-old gay woman, we moved into unchartered territory. Ellen was just as determined to break beauty standards are we were, and the collaboration was a huge success, with CoverGirl becoming the first U. Eight years later, Ellen is still a CoverGirl. See the full Marketing Moments in the dedicated online section and find out how to purchase the exclusive book. Build your marketing knowledge by choosing from daily news bulletins or a weekly special. All Topics: Ad of the Day.
Her stand-up career started in the early s, and included a appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. As a film actress, DeGeneres starred in Mr. In , she was a judge on American Idol for its ninth season. She starred in two television sitcoms, Ellen from to , and The Ellen Show from to During the fourth season of Ellen in , she came out as a lesbian in an appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show. Her character, Ellen Morgan, also came out to a therapist played by Winfrey, and the series went on to explore various LGBT issues, including the coming-out process.
CoverGirl primarily provides a wide variety of consumer-grade cosmetics. CoverGirl's first product line, Clean Makeup, launched in It was nominated as America's best cosmetic brand. In , model and later, actress Jennifer O'Neill signed on as CoverGirl spokeswoman at the age of fifteen, appearing in both print and television advertising that year. In contrast to the "made-up" looking fashion models of the late s, Shepherd demonstrated a fresh, wholesome look, appealing to a younger consumer's taste.