Ellen DeGeneres Almost Didn't Get Into the White House Because She Forgot Her ID
In what was probably one of the most relatable things any celebrity has done, DeGeneres arrived to the White House only to realize she had forgotten a form of identification.
Thankfully, she was eventually allowed inside, but not without first taking a hilarious picture to update her Twitter followers from a bench outside.
Let's just say letting her in was the White House security's best decision of the night because the guests of honors' Mannequin Challenge was absolutely perfect.
I'm in. pic.twitter.com/oU344pnYsH— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) November 22, 2016
Even fellow MAKER and Medal of Freedom recipient Melinda Gates was glad she made it to the ceremony.
Watch as President Barack Obama gives a speech before presenting her with the award:
Obama just made Ellen DeGeneres cry as she was getting a Medal of Freedom at the White House. pic.twitter.com/phFRVeeur1— AJ+ (@ajplus) November 23, 2016
Photo Credit: AP Photo/Andrew Harnik