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Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Ellen DeGeneres forgets ID; White House won't let her in

Because celebrities are just like us.

"They haven't let me in to the White House yet because I forgot my ID. #NotJoking#Google Commons

Ellen DeGeneres, known for her wildly popular TV show, showed up to The White House on Tuesday to receive her Presidential Medal of Freedom… but realized she forgot her ID.

And they wouldn’t let her in.

DeGeneres eventually made it in and filmed a Mannequin Challenge complete with Robert DeNiro.


Maybe she hasn’t heard about the#TrumpIsComingChallenge?