Ellen DeGeneres NOT “Convinced She’ll Die” Of Massive Heart Attack, Despite Claim

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Ellen DeGeneres Heart Attack

By Michael Lewittes


Ellen DeGeneres Heart Attack

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Ellen DeGeneres is not “convinced she’ll die” from a massive heart attack, despite a particularly morbid piece in one of the tabloids. Gossip Cop is told by a source close to the talk show host that it’s not true.

According to the National Enquirer, “DeGeneres is terrified she’ll meet her maker after suffering a killer coronary.” And naturally, being that it’s a tabloid, the magazine ties what it dubs DeGeneres’ “secret medical drama” to being yet another (fictitious) “crisis” in her marriage to Portia de Rossi. The Enquirer quotes one of its unreliable sources saying in very unnatural language, “Ellen’s got it in her head that she’s going to die from a massive heart attack… It’s driving Portia crazy, and adding more stress to their troubled marriage.” And then to pile on another falsehood, the tabloid quotes its so-called “insider” as saying that DeGeneres suffers from intense stress and “routinely rages at underlings and takes her frustrations out on her staff.”

Not one of these claims is true, much like numerous other stories from the Enquirer about DeGeneres. In fact, Gossip Cop has repeatedly pointed out the magazine’s fabrications about the talk show host. Last year, Gossip Cop busted the tabloid when it falsely claimed in a cover story that de Rossi and DeGeneres were feuding over whether to have a baby. Going back as far as five years ago, Gossip Cop corrected the tabloid when it misled its readers to believe the couple was adopting. And year after year, Gossip Cop has exclusively debunked the magazine’s stories about them being “in the rocks.”

It should be apparent that over time Gossip Cop has been one hundred percent accurate about DeGeneres while the Enquirer has had a dreadful record. Regardless, Gossip Cop checked in with one of our impeccable DeGeneres sources, and we’re told the latest tale about her being “convinced” she’ll die of a massive heart attack is absolutely “not true.”

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