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Ellen DeGeneres has moved in with Courteney Cox and it sounds like a Friends sketch

"I don’t consider myself a landlord, I consider myself your roommate," says Court

2021-05-07

Words: Jamie Tabberer; picture: Telepictures/Wiki

Ellen DeGeneres has revealed that she's moved in with Friends star Courteney Cox.

The LA-based talk show host shared the news on The Ellen DeGeneres Show this week - while insisting she's "not having marital troubles" despite the move. 

(Ellen has of course been happily married to wife Portia de Rossi since 2008.)

"I don’t consider myself a landlord, I consider myself your roommate"

Digitally introducing 56-year-old Courteney on her show, Ellen, 63, said yesterday: "The world knows my first guest from a little show called Friends, but currently, I just know her as my landlord.’

Courteney responded: "I don’t consider myself a landlord, I consider myself your roommate."

Asked if Ellen was a good roommate, Scream star Courteney replied: "Well, Ellen, let’s just put it this way: first of all, you know, you’re my style guru. So, I was nervous about you staying here, being that I haven’t redone it. I haven’t been there in a year.

 
 
 
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"So, I had it cleaned and I moved everything off the right side of the bathroom so you’d have your space in the drawers. I was just really ready for you and then my assistant went there the next day after you left and [I asked her], 'How does it look? Is it okay?' And she’s like, 'It looks great.' I said, 'Show me around,' and it was like, all of a sudden, 'Wait a minute. Ellen’s toothbrush is on my side.' I was like, 'Well, where is my makeup?'

"So, essentially, you’re a terrible roommate. You took over my side and your side."

Do we detect a bit of Monica coming out there, Courteney?

Blaming the takeover on Portia, who's moved in with her, Ellen explained: "I’m not having marital troubles, I’m not living with Courteney Cox because I’ve been kicked out of my house. We sold our house here in Beverly Hills and we needed a place to stay. [Courteney was] kind enough to say, 'Yes, stay at my house.'"

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