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Ellen DeGeneres to Celebrate 20 Year Anniversary of Coming Out

Some of her co-stars from "Ellen" will join the show to reflect

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    Ellen DeGeneres talks to KNBC's Carolyn Johnson about the anniversary of coming out as gay. (Published Friday, April 28, 2017)

    It’s been 20 years since Ellen DeGeneres came out on her sitcom "Ellen," and now, the talk-show host is celebrating the anniversary on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" Friday.

    On the show, DeGeneres will share insight into the planning that went into the "Puppy Episode," and how she made the decision to come out on national television. Oprah Winfrey and Laura Dern are joining Friday’s show as well to talk about the episode’s impact and what it was like filming the scene when DeGeneres said "I’m gay," for the first time out loud.

    Other co-stars from the show will join DeGeneres on Friday, including Joely Fisher, Clea Lewis and David Anthony Higgins.