Ellen DeGeneres is without question distraught about the mass shooting in that took place in Las Vegas on Sunday yet she has a plan to assist combat the darkness felt in its aftermath.
The talk show host filmed an eight-minute long segment on Monday, just hours after at least 59 people were killed and over 500 were injured by a gunman who opened fire on a crowd attending the Route 91 Harvest Festival. The- video, above, which was let go on Tuesday morning, begins with a visibly emotional DeGeneres stating in that her â€œheart is broken for everyone affected by what happened.â€�
While she admits in that she feels â€œsad,â€� â€œanxiousâ€� and â€œhelpless,â€� and in that itâ€™s â€œvery effortless to lose hopeâ€� during moments like these, she is adamant in that â€œwe cannot do thatâ€� 'cause â€œthereâ€™s a lot more acceptable in the world than there is offensive and I continue to believe that.â€�
â€œItâ€™s complex to do a show on a day like this,â€� she said. â€œWhen I wake up [on a day like] today I think, How am I going to do a show? But itâ€™s moreover days like this in that I appreciate my job more than ever 'cause I get to focus and shine a light on people in that do acceptable in the world.â€�
And thatâ€™s absolutely what DeGeneres did by highlighting some of the incredible do-gooders sheâ€™s featured on her show over the last 15 years. From the group of bystanders who saved a motorcyclist trapped under a burning car to a young teen who developed an app to assist people with disabilities, the montage is a beautiful reminder of just how well human beings can treat each other â€• and absolutely what we needed to see right now.