Ellen DeGeneres shares COVID-19 update, has this ‘bad’ symptom

Ellen DeGeneres is on the mend.

Days after she revealed she tested positive for COVID-19, DeGeneres said she’s feeling “really good.” But the Emmy winner experiences an unexpected symptom: back pain.

Ellen DeGeneres says she feels good about being diagnosed with COVID-19, but she has "bad" backache.  Here she is at the 2020 Golden Globe Awards in January.
Ellen DeGeneres says she feels “good” on the diagnosis of COVID-19, but has “bad” back pain. Here she is at the 2020 Golden Globe Awards in January. (Photo: WireImage)

‘I just thank all the good wishes that there are, I appreciate it very much. I feel 100 percent, I feel really good, ”DeGeneres, 62, told a video on Wednesday.

“One thing they don’t tell you is that somehow you get excruciating back pain,” she continued. ‘I didn’t know that was a symptom, but I’ve talked to a few other people – back pain. Who knows? How comes? Backache. Bad. “

The controversial daytime host shared her diagnosis as last week The Ellen DeGeneres Show is on hiatus until 2021. DeGeneres said last Thursday that she “felt fine,” reported everyone she had been in close contact with, and that she followed all CDC guidelines.

It has been a difficult year for the television personality, as her show was plagued with claims of workplace toxicity. DeGeneres has publicly and privately apologized following alleged reports The Ellen DeGeneres Show has a culture of sexual misconduct, racism and harassment.

A new Buzzfeed report last week claimed that DeGeneres’ program was affected by the negative publicity with the show losing advertisers. Some celebrities reportedly stay away and the ratings are low.

DeGeneres’ wife, Portia de Rossi, isn’t going anywhere. The actress filmed DeGeneres’ health update while the two played connect 4 (Rossi may or may not have let her win.)

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