Ellen and her family were sadly forced to move her father into a facility in La Jolla, California after he fell and broke his hip in November of a year ago, according to Radar Online.
Jimmy Fallon interviewed Tig Notaro on Thursday about the second season of her Amazon Prime comedy, One Mississippi. In fact, she was able to say her goodbyes.
"In addition to what's going on in Monetico, I lost my dad this week", the TV host, 59, told her audience on Thursday, referring to the Santa Barbara mudslide.
"He loved this show and he was a kind man, very accepting man", she said. He loved that I was in it, ' she explained. Things got a little messy!
'He was very amusing, I think my brother and I got our sense of humour from him'. "And he lived to be 92".
"Before we go to break, there's something else I want to talk about". See more on DeGeneres in the video below. "I never had a vaccination, we never had medicine growing up, and he lived to be 92".
'He lived his life exactly how he wanted to.
Fast forward to present time, the comedian-cum-actress said that she now works on the Warner Brothers lot and is blessed with her own stage with her name on it. Studios. He loved this business.
She mentions that the whole family only went once on a trip and that was at the Warner Brothers studios.
"I got a rainbow before he died", she said.
She said: '[My dad] was very proud of me.
Her mother, Betty, and father divorced in 1970 when DeGeneres was 13-years-old.
The talk-show host added that her family only took one vacation - when she was little, the family visited the Warner Bros. lot, where DeGeneres now films her talk show.
In a picture tweeted on her Twitter account, Ellen showed herself alongside her brother Vance and her father.