With her new NBC show that explores genealogy, it was only appropriate that Lisa Kudrow brought some info about Ellen's family. She found out the truth about the rumors that Ellen is related to Madonna -- and brought up important questions about Ellen's relationship with Louisiana!

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Angie Aucoin Cormier
318 days ago

Hey Ellen and Christine Steeves (comment section):
I am from Louisiana and have been living in Prince Edward Island (PEI) for almost 30 years. I am a direct descendant of Aucoins (Martin?) who were deported from Grand Pré, Nova Scotia. Ellen, on your show, it was said that your ancestor "relocated" his family to Louisiana. He and his family were probably deported. You should check further. It is a tragic historical event. Think, "Evangeline", Longfellow's poem. Speaking of which, the first world performance of Evangeline, based on Longfellow's play has debuted in PEI at our national theatre with rave reviews. IT IS EPIC! You have to see it Ellen. You have to come do a show here like Regis and Kelly.

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Christine Steeves
324 days ago

Ellen!!! I am also a descendant of Martin Aucoin....we host a family reunion every 5 years, next one will take place August 2nd, 2014 in Prince Edward Canada. You should join us...after all Regis and Kelly hosted their show from Prince Edward Island a couple years ago and Dion Phaneuf and Elisha Cuthbert just got married there as well.....you've been missing out, come see us, you're Family!!!

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Marietta Varboncoeur
602 days ago

Is Ellen really related to Madonna? The reason I am asking is because my husband found out he is related to Madonna & Celine Dion! So I was wondering if he is also related to Ellen? I love Ellen & watch her show every day she lifts up my spirits when I feel down & makes me laugh everyday! I am retired & don't get out much so she Ellen really makes a difference in my life!

Thank You for what you do everyday,

Marietta Varboncoeur

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