DeGeneres Claimed At The Time She Wasn’t Invited To Johnson’s 30th Birthday
Dakota Johnson received strong praise from Drew Barrymore for her handling of the viral 2019 appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”
The “Fifty Shades” actress, 32, attended the broadcast of “The Drew Barrymore Show” on Thursday and was asked about her now-infamous feud with DeGeneres, who vehemently claimed she was invited to Johnson’s 30th birthday. had not been.
During the “Druze News” segment, Barrymore, 46, asked Johnson about some of the famous people she’s happy to call neighbors—to whom Johnson mentioned that she lives next door to Jimmy Kimmel.
While Johnson called the late-night host and his wife “great neighbors,” he joked that “they have too many parties and they don’t invite me over.”
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“is this for real?” Barrymore asked about Johnson’s back-and-forth reference to DeGeneres before coming to the fore. “Because people got in trouble by claiming they weren’t invited to your parties.”
DeGeneres was firm in her claims that she hadn’t received an invitation to a birthday party from Johnson—though she still wanted to know how well the shindig went down.
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“Actually, no, that’s not true, Ellen. You were invited,” Johnson replied to DeGeneres at the time. “Last time I was on the show last year, you gave me a bunch about not getting invited —- but I didn’t even know you wanted to be invited. I don’t even know Was that you like me!”
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DeGeneres replied, “Of course I like you. You knew I liked you! You’ve been on the show so many times, and don’t I show that?”
Barrymore spoke about the way Johnson stifled DeGeneres’ guilt attempt and kept it to himself. “That was amazing, by the way,” she said. “Like, wonderful.”