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Biggest Beauty Headlines of 2008: Ellen DeGeneres Signs With CoverGirl

It was all kind of hush, hush at first and the rumors were swirling like crazy. No, I'm not talking about Heidi and Spencer's big nuptials. I'm talking about the Ellen DeGeneres' CoverGirl deal. And when the news was finally confirmed, it got people talking.

In a forward thinking move, the 50-year-old company paired up with a 50-year-old woman, making the comedic lady its spokesperson. It's so refreshing to see the drugstore cosmetics giant take steps towards showing that beauty comes in all types and ages, for that matter. Kudos, CoverGirl, for your modern take on the beauty biz.

Photo courtesy of CoverGirl

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curlycuesue curlycuesue 8 years
I love Ellen, this is perfect for her. Her show is wonderful and she is hilarious. Did you see her show the other day? funniest moments of 2008, great when the Vizio fell over.
MissSushi MissSushi 8 years
I love ellen, and i second that shes a nice down to earth person. hopefully the commercials are okay, and not too cheesy
Sky-Princess Sky-Princess 8 years
Yay! I love Ellen. She seems very real and down to earth.
Seraphine Seraphine 8 years
I think its fantastic! She's quite appealing, without seeming unreachable.
shayela shayela 8 years
FIFTY?! I would kill to look that good at fifty. I think she's a good choice.
gbychan gbychan 8 years
Ugh! Horrible idea!
Kelliegrl Kelliegrl 8 years
Sorry but Ellen doesn't look like a Cover Girl to me. She looks good for 50 though.
soulight soulight 8 years
She looks great for 50! Kudos to her for being chosen by Cover Girl, and proof that laughter maybe does really keep us young.
tglynn tglynn 8 years
SHE'S 50? man, I thought she was like 40ish. she looks good, and has a great smile
sham28 sham28 8 years
Why the hell not. Good woman, pleasant face, generally a positive presence in the universe. Some soft lighting and mascara on her would not an unattractive photo make.
partyfoul partyfoul 8 years
Ellen is 50? lmao, never knew that. I always assumed she was in her forties-ish.
whoiam whoiam 8 years
i think it might be a good thng but no offense to her they could have chosen a better looking 50 yer old maybe... but i hope everything goes weell!! shes very funny it will b kwl :d
krae85 krae85 8 years
These commercials are so cheesey already, I hope they let her make it funny, at least. - not sure it'll sell any make-up though.
missangelique999 missangelique999 8 years
Wow. I'm pretty surprised. I mean, I don't really consider Ellen a "pretty" woman, by any means, conventional or otherwise. Her skin is okay, I guess. She's definitely not fashion-forward. Should be an interesting journey for her and for CoverGirl. Perhaps they're trying to reach out to women in their 40's and 50's? That's my take.
ilovetwilight ilovetwilight 8 years
great! i love ellen shes waaay funny :D
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