SCOUT'S HONOR

WATCH: Ellen Surprises Gay Ex-Boy Scout With $20,000 Check For College

Ryan Andresen’s ordeal with the Boy Scouts of America led him all the way to the stage of The Ellen Degeneres Show where the hostess with the mostest surprised him with a check for $20,000 to help pay for college. To date, nearly 400,000 people have signed the online petition started by his mother, Karen, and 170 Eagle Scouts have pledged to send him their pin, 50 out of his own troop. With the support of his awesome mom, hundreds of thousands of people and the queen of daytime TV, who the hell needs some shitty badge from an even shittier organization?

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2 Comments

  • USC Trojans Fan

    Ellen…you make this world a more beautiful place. You never apologize for being gay, and have used your platform to help SOOOO many gay kids and gay families, not to mention thousands of straight kids and straight families, and homeless animals too. You have one of the most beautiful hearts in that industry, and are one of the few celebrities America genuinely loves.
    Thank you for being you! Please never ever end your show.

  • GayBacon

    Ellen is awesome

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