A Surprise Auction in Ellen’s Audience


– IN HONOR OF
BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH, WE ARE SELLING SOME NEW ITEMS
IN THE ELLEN SHOP. A PORTION OF ALL THE PROCEEDS WILL GO TOWARDS
BREAST CANCER RESEARCH. WE HAVE THIS CUTE T-SHIRT
IN THE SHOP WITH A LITTLE PINK BOW. WE HAVE– WE HAVE THIS TOTE BAG. AND WE HAVE THIS MUG RIGHT HERE. [cheers and applause] NOT THIS MUG.
THIS IS MINE. THIS IS– BUT ACTUALLY, TO RAISE MONEY,
I WOULD SELL IT RIGHT NOW. IF SOMEBODY MAKES ME
A GOOD OFFER, I WOULD DEF– [scattered applause] [audience members shouting] – HOW MUCH?
– 100. – $100?
– 300! – THREE–
WHO SAID 300? – 300!
– 300. 400. 500. – 600. – WHO SAID 600? 600 THERE. 700 BACK THERE. – 800. – WHERE’S 800? 800. – 1,000. – 1,000 RIGHT THERE. [cheers and applause] – WHAT? 1,100? SHE SAYS 1,100.
DO WE– – 1,500.
– 1,500! [cheers and applause] WHAT DO WE SAY? – 1,700.
– DOES IT HAVE TO BE CASH? – YES. 1,700? WE HAVE 1,700. – GOING ONCE. GOING TWICE. – 1,700?
– 1,700. – ALL RIGHT, 17– [cheers and applause] I AM GONNA SIGN THIS MUG,
AND– – OH, 1,800!
– 1,800. – 1,800? I’M GONNA GIVE YOU A MUG AS WELL
FOR 1,800. I’LL GIVE YOU A MUG. BOY, THIS IS– [cheers and applause] WHAT’S YOUR NAME? – LAURA.
– LAURA? – YEAH. – AS A JOKE–
‘CAUSE I REALLY THOUGHT THIS MAY NOT HAPPEN–
BUT IF IT DID HAPPEN, AS A JOKE,
I PUT SCOTCH IN HERE. AND IF YOU SAW MY FACE
WHEN I TOOK A SIP, I WAS ACTUALLY SURPRISED
THEY REALLY DID IT, SO… I DON’T NORMALLY DRINK SCOTCH. AND HERE’S YOUR SCOTCH. [cheers and applause] – THANK YOU.
– YOU’RE WELCOME. CONGRATULATIONS. I’LL BRING YOU ONE
IN A MINUTE. ALL RIGHT,
SO WE’LL BE BACK AFTER THIS. [cheers and applause]

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