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Ellen Reads Her Chinese Viewers Names

A FEW MONTHS AGO, I BECAME THE FIRST AMERICAN TALK SHOW TO AIR IN CHINA, AND I WANTED TO WELCOME MY NEW CHINESE VIEWERS, SO I ASKED THE PEOPLE OF CHINA TO WRITE TO ME WITH A LITTLE, TEENY, TINY REQUEST. AND HERE’S WHAT I ASKED OF THEM. I REALLY WANT TO LEARN MORE CHINESE NOW. THAT’S MY GOAL. AND I WANT TO PERSONALLY WELCOME MY NEW CHINESE AUDIENCE BY READING ALL OF YOUR NAMES ON THE AIR. SO ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS WRITE YOUR NAME ON A PIECE OF PAPER THAT LOOKS LIKE THIS.

Laughter AND YOU CAN SEND IT TO THIS ADDRESS. WELL, OUT OF A BILLION PEOPLE, 12 OF YOU ACTUALLY FOLLOWED THE INSTRUCTIONS. SO I WANT TO READ YOUR NAMES ON THE AIR. I WANT TO KEEP MY PROMISE. BUT IF YOU WATCH MY SHOW, I HAVE A HARD ENOUGH TIME PRONOUNCING AMERICAN NAMES, SO LUCKILY WE HAVE AN OFFICIAL ELLEN SHOW CHINESE TRANSLATOR STANDING BY AT ALL TIMES. SHE’S BEEN WAITING IN A CUBICLE FOR 11 SEASONS, AND NOW IT’S FINALLY HER TIME TO SHINE. DO YOU MIND HELPING ME OUT.

WOULD YOU COME ON OVER HERE THANK YOU SO MUCH. cheers and applause HI. HOW ARE YOU HAVE A SEAT. I WOULD HAVE PRONOUNCED YOUR NAME, BUT I DON’T WHAT IS YOUR NAME WELL, MY AMERICAN NAME IS SUNNY. MY CHINESE NAME IS YUONG JA. YUONG JA. YUONG JA, YES. OKAY, GREAT. BUT I CAN CALL YOU SUNNY. YES. OKAY, SUNNY. AND WHERE ARE YOU FROM I WAS BORN AND RAISED IN BEIJING, CHINA. OKAY, WONDERFUL. OKAY. SO YOU’RE GOING TO HELP ME OUT.

AND THIS IS CALLED YUAN IS THAT WHAT THAT YUAN, YES. YUAN YEAH. ONE. YUAN. YUAN. OKAY. SO I’M GONNA START, AND THEN YOU’LL HELP ME OUT. THIS ONE HAS A LONG NOTE, SO I’M GOING TO START WITH THIS PERSON HERE. HELLO, ELLEN. I AM YOUR BIG, BIG, BIG FANS. SO, SO, SO LOVE WATCH YOUR ‘ELLEN SHOW.’ I KNOW IT’S KIDDING WRITE POSTCARD ON RMB. IS THAT WHAT THIS IS RMB, YES, THE CURRENCY. BUT SERIOUSLY I LIKE YOU IDEA. NEXT WEEK IS OUR SPRING FESTIVAL.

I WISH IT’S YOUR COME SEE MY POSTCARD. AND ALL THE BEST WISHES TO YOU, THE PRESENT TO YOU. YOU CAN BUY THREE CUPS OF STARBUCKS WHEN YOU COME TO CHINA. BIGGEST FANS. JIAO MINGY pronouncing name repeating name YES. both saying name AND THIS IS 100 YUAN, AND SO THAT IS $16 AMERICAN ABOUT $15, $16. $15 OR $16 THANK YOU SO MUCH. ALL RIGHT, AND NOW WE HAVE I WON’T READ ALL THE THIS IS, UM. reading name repeating name THIS ONE, THEY DIDN’T EVEN TRY TO DO AMERICAN.

THIS IS JUST CHINESE, SO WHO IS THAT reading name repeats name WELL, YOU IS THE NAME. YEAH, THAT’S A NAME. I KNOW, BUT IT SEEMS LIKE YOU WANT TO SAY MORE. NO. ‘CAUSE YOU STOP reading name YEAH. ALL RIGHT. reading name repeating name repeating name reading name reading name YEAH. laughter reading name reading name in reverse order repeating name reading name BUT THEY DID IT BACKWARDS, SO THEY PUT THEIR LIKE THEY WERE THEY’RE AMERICAN.

FILLING OUT A FORM OR SOMETHING. reading name LET ME SEE. reading name repeating name reading name repeating name both repeating last name AND HERE THEY TRIED TO HELP ME PHONETICALLY SO I COULD LEARN THIS. WU SHI AI LUN ACTUALLY, IT SAYS, I AM ELLEN. SO THAT’S HER NAME, EI LUN, EI LUN. I AM ELLEN. OH! ELLEN. reading name reading name in reverse order OH, THEY’RE DOING THE LAST NAME FIRST FOR SOME REASON. IS THAT A NORMAL THING THAT’S CHINESE TRADITION.

WE ALWAYS SAY THE LAST NAME FIRST. OH, OKAY. THEY’RE WATCHING THE DEGENERES ELLEN SHOW OVER THERE, THEN. laughter reading name YEAH, I’M PROBABLY GONNA PUT SO I’M GONNA REVERSE EVERY ONE OF THEM. reading name reading name repeating last name LIE JUNE WE. LI JUN WEI. JUN WEHHHHH. LI JUN WEI. LI JUN WEHHHHH. WAY. THIS ONE IS GOOD, ‘CAUSE IT’S NOT ONLY THE HUNDRED, BUT THEN THEY PUT IN, LIKE, A COIN AND SOME ONES IN THE BACK.

TO KIND OF ROUND IT OUT TO PROBABLY 20 OR SOMETHING. WHAT’S THAT COIN WORTH UH, THIS LET ME SEE IS THAT REAL, OR IS THAT JUST, LIKE, A GROMMET OR SOMETHING THE DENOMIT’S RIGHT HERE. DON’T TOUCH MY MONEY. laughs I CAN’T SEE IT FROM THAT SIDE. ALL RIGHT, AND THIS IS DU YEN JI. reading name repeating name reading name WEEE laughter AND THIS IS JUST A 50, SO WE WON’T READ THAT. ALL RIGHT, SO NO, WE WILL.

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