03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Ellen Honors Her Writers Instead Of Monologue

Ellen Degeneres crossed picket lines to continue taping her daytime talk show. But, she took the side of the strikers in today's non-monologue. Instead of doing her normal joke routine, she stood in the audience and spoke of her support.

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However, one anonymous emailer told a different kind of story to Defamer, claiming she had little appreciation for her writers in the past.

Do you believe Ellen or the writer?