President Obama on 22nd November honored some A List Hollywood celebs and other known personalities with the ‘Medal Of Freedom’ – The prestigious award for those who have made commendable efforts in bringing notable change and progress in the United States. Celebrities and personalities from different walks of life were honored with this prestigious medal. While the photographs are as overwhelming as the moment would have been for these celebs, TV Host and Comedian, Ellen DeGeneres was in tears as all her accomplishments were being announced one after the other.
President Obama Honors Tom Hanks, Ellen DeGeneres, Robert De Niro And Others With Medal Of Freedom
Tom Hanks Receives The ‘Medal Of Freedom’
Ellen DeGeneres Receives The ‘Medal Of Freedom’
Robert De Niro Receives The ‘Medal Of Freedom’
Michael Jordon Receives The ‘Medal Of Freedom’
Diana Ross Receives The ‘Medal Of Freedom’
Bill And Melinda Gates Receive The ‘Medal Of Freedom’
Bruce Springsteen Receives The ‘Medal Of Freedom’
Robert Redford Receives The ‘Medal Of Freedom’
While such images kept pouring out from the White House, actress Tracee Ellis Ross, who was here to support her mother Diana Ross, another recipient of the medal, surprised all when she went on to tweet a video of the Mannequin Challenge that these top celebrities had accepted at the White House. Damnn!!
— Tracee Ellis Ross (@TraceeEllisRoss) November 22, 2016
Ellen DeGeneres gets emotional as she is honored with the ‘Medal Of Freedom’. Watch the video below.