Ellen DeGeneres Surprises Lesbian Couple Whose Family Won’t Attend Wedding
After a lesbian couple sent a now-viral tweet asking Ellen DeGeneres to attend their wedding because some of their family members would not, the talk show host surprised the couple by inviting them on her show as special guests, NBC News reports.
“Hi @chrissyteigen & @TheEllenShow!! my parents aren’t going to attend my wedding because they don’t like that i’m gay!” Kate Austin wrote Nov. 5, in a tweet that received more than 178,000 likes and 25,000 retweets. “I need someone to walk me down the aisle and someone else for a “father/daughter” dance. plz come, my fiancée and i would cry.”
The tweet was accompanied by a picture of Austin proposing to her girlfriend, Sarah Sulsenti, in front of the Eiffel Tower.
On Monday, DeGeneres replied to the tweet, writing “See you tomorrow.”