What Ellen DeGeneres Doesn't Understand About Hollywood

She may be a Emmy-winning host of a hit talk show, but there's still a lot about show business that baffles her

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Ellen DeGeneres' latest book, Seriously ... I'm Kidding, is a collection of essays musing on everything from her childhood to her time as an American Idol judge. Throughout the book, one fact becomes very clear: Despite being a 13-time Emmy-winning host of a hit talk show, DeGeneres is still baffled by a lot of what goes on in Hollywood.

She plays up her sense of being a fish out of water several times throughout the book, particularly as she highlights how little she understands the following things:

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