Vice reports that there was "early backlash" to DeGeneres' endorsement and support of Hart. They also note that there were people who thought Ellen was "admirable and forgiving."Trolls never win...
Others, however, were upset with what was viewed as an "attempt to speak for the LGBTQ community as a whole."
Leftist social media rage is reflexive, and they may have wanted to think more about being resentful of Ellen's "platform" and how she chose to use it. She is only in this position because she risked her entire, extremely successful career to come out of the closet.
She has also been one of the most beloved figures on television in her incarnation as a talk show host. It's going to be difficult for them to try to mint her as an insensitive monster.
Sunday, January 6, 2019
So Ellen, of all people, has now become the target of the perpetually outraged: