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The hilarious Wanda Sykes joined “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Wednesday for a special appearance.
The comedian and actress got the crowd laughing, talking about everything from her family’s reptiles to her night out with Amy Schumer.
She began the interview by telling DeGeneres about the pet geckos she had with her 12-year-old twin children, Olivia Lou and Lucas Claude.
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“Lucas wanted a snake and I was like ‘No. You can’t be that white. We don’t bring snakes into my house, ”“ Sykes explained how she was against the so-called ‘pet. “
But she was willing to ‘compromise’ and got geckos instead because ‘at least they have feet’.
However, what she didn’t know when she bought the geckos was that one was a female and the other a male until her children found eggs.
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“We have geckos doing it all night long while we sleep!” Sykes said.
The “The Upshaws” sitcom actress told the host about a time she and his wife, Alex Sykes, went to see the David Byrne movie. American Utopia Broadway with Amy Schumer and her husband Chris Fischer.
Sykes recalled how Schumer texted her to come to dinner before the show. So she arrived at the house with Alex to find a few more guests.
“So I come home and walk in and there’s about 80 people in her house and I’m like ‘what is this? “” Sykes told DeGeneres. She even brought a “very good” bottle of wine and told his wife to “hide” it.
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After dinner, Schumer loaded his guests onto a yellow school bus to get to the room. “I didn’t sign up for this,” Sykes thought at the time. She also wished her fellow actor had given her more details then “[she] might say [she’s] busy.”
During her appearance on the show, Sykes commented on Oprah Winfrey’s vocals on the “Adele One Night Only” special, saying that she “never knows the words” but “she sings it with such conviction “, not to mention the fact that she is” strong “,” throws her hair back “and” you could see her back teeth “.