Sean Hayes stopped by The Ellen DeGeneres Present on Wednesday, and boy did he have some preventing phrases for Ellen DeGeneres. It was all in good enjoyable, in fact, as Ellen did not maintain again from taking jabs on the Will & Grace star in what she dubbed a “Battle of the Gays.”
It began when Sean addressed the daytime TV host as “Helen,” earlier than providing a backhanded praise.
“You’ve got been on the air for 15 years,” he advised Ellen, earlier than including, “Properly, I am not going to learn your resume. You’ve got been so sort to have me on so many instances and you’ve got at all times been so supportive and such an inspiration.”
DeGeneres return the sort phrases, but additionally teased, “I did not have to go with you again. I might’ve simply taken it.”
However as Ellen semi-awkwardly tried to show the dialog towards Will & Grace, Sean quipped, “So seamless! No surprise you’ve got been on for 15 years.”
Ellen hit again, “How lengthy was it the primary time round earlier than y’all obtained cancelled?” to which the actor doubled down with, “I feel it was longer than your sitcom.”
There is not any query Ellen had the ultimate say on this back-and-forth, successfully shutting Sean down (and prompting many LOL’s) with, “That is proper. I needed to come first for y’all to try this sitcom. Go forward!”
DeGeneres is referencing her ABC sitcom collection, Ellen, which was cancelled in 1997 after the comedienne publicly got here out as homosexual. One yr later, Will & Grace premiered.
To see the way it all ended between Ellen and Sean, watch the video above!