Ellen Degeneres Sparks Controversy After Ogling Katy Perry’s Chest In Birthday Tweet

","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"The photo, originally taken back in 2013, was captioned: “Happy birthday, @KatyPerry! It’s time to bring out the big balloons!”","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"This line was supposed to be a lyrical reference to Perry’s song “Birthday,” however fans and followers weren’t amused with the humor. In the light of the Harvey Weinstein allegations, Ellen’s post brought on more anger than laughter on Twitter. The talk show host is currently under fire for being inappropriate and for “perpetuating a double standard,” according to The Huffington Post.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"Here are a couple reactions we pulled off Twitter.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"https://twitter.com/jMOTOrist/status/923234165935558658","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"https://twitter.com/JarrodSHagenman/status/923242677273088000","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"https://twitter.com/manny_ottawa/status/923638161921662976","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"Ouch. You need your PR team to put out those fires ASAP, Ellen. Their outrage only increased after the talk show host just promoted the #MeToo social media campaign, which supported survivors of sexual harassment and abuse. Piers Morgan, a famous British journalist and TV personality, also spoke against Ellen’s tweet. He joined the ranks of angry Twitter users by attributing her message to promoting a double standard.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"}]},{"elements":[{"text":"https://twitter.com/piersmorgan/status/923321728012574720?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw","displayType":"twitter"},{"elements":[{"text":"","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"What do you think? Was Ellen’s birthday tweet as sexist as it sounded or was it all in good fun between friends?","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"[polldaddy poll=9861812]","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"},{"text":"Ellen Degeneres Net Worth 2017: How Much Is Ellen Worth Now?","level":3,"displayType":"header"}]},{"elements":[{"text":"Katy Perry Net Worth 2018: How Much Is Katy Perry Worth?","level":3,"displayType":"header"}]}]; var articleType = 'ARTICLE'; var favoriteImage = ''; var articleDescription = 'https://www.instagram.com/p/Barg-7Qgde_/?taken-by=theellenshow'; var slide_index = parseInt(0); var slide_json = createSlides(slides, articleType, favoriteImage); var initial_slide = slide_index; var initial_url = location.pathname + location.search; var base_url = '/2017/10/27/ellen-degeneres-katy-perry-birthday-tweet-reactions-response-details/'; var next_gallery = '/2016/12/23/ex-brings-erotic-photos-to-exs-wedding-details-photos/'; var first_load = true; var has_scrolled = false; var title = "Ellen Degeneres Sparks Controversy After Ogling Katy Perry’s Chest In Birthday Tweet"; var path = base_url