Ellen DeGeneres said in a new interview she does not want President Donald Trump appearing on her show.
"I'm not going to change his mind," DeGeneres told NBC's Matt Lauer in a new interview. "He's against everything that I stand for. We need to look at someone else who looks different than us, and believes in something that we don't believe in and still accept them and still let them have their rights."
DeGeneres made international headlines in 1997 when she came out as gay. She criticized Trump's immigration ban shortly after he took office in January by way of a "Finding Dory" reference.
During her interview with Lauer, DeGeneres said she met Trump almost 15 years ago during the early days of her show.
"I know him from 'Celebrity Apprentice' because when we first started this show, I think season one or two, we went out there and we filmed something with him," she said. "I flew in his helicopter and did a bit with him. And so I knew him then. I have not spoken to him since he's run for president or become president."
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