At 50, Ellen Is Newest CoverGirl

Lands reported $1M beauty endorsement
By Elizabeth Wolff,  Newser User
Posted Sep 9, 2008 10:22 AM CDT
Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres dances with Michelle Obama during her appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" which aired yesterday.   (AP Photo/ Warner Bros., Michael Rozman)
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(Newser) – Fifty-year-old Ellen DeGeneres is the new face of CoverGirl makeup. An insider tells the New York Post that the talk-show host, who just wed Portia de Rossi, “must have gotten at least $1 million for it.” DeGeneres, who also has an American Express endorsement deal, will join the ranks of beauties like Christie Brinkley and Halle Berry.