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Most Celebrities Promote Products They Like. Ellen DeGeneres Is Not Most Celebrities.

A few months ago, Ellen DeGeneres discovered that Bic was making a line of pink and purple pens designed to fit delicate lady hands. In response, she issued a scathing, hilarious smackdown. I am absolutely delighted that she didn't stop there.

Most Celebrities Promote Products They Like. Ellen DeGeneres Is Not Most Celebrities.

Well, folks, it looks like the original YouTube video has been removed, which is a total drag because Ellen gave us some certified #RealTalk about the most needlessly gendered items. Like, ever. In the meantime, though, since Ellen is basically the heavyweight sexism smackdown champion of the world, be sure to check out her takedown of gendered pens. Yep, you read right. That is indeed a thing. Sigh.

Need a mood boost to help you sail through the weekend? Here are 10 moments that brought joy to our hearts and a smile to our faces this week. Enjoy!

1. How much does this sweet little boy adore his baby sister? So darn much.

Oh, to be loved with this much enthusiasm! The sheer adoration on his face. What a lucky little sister.

2. Teens raise thousands for their senior trip, then donate it to their community instead.

When it came time for Islesboro Central School's Class of 2021 to pick the destination for their senior class trip, the students began eyeing a trip to Greece or maybe even South Korea. But in the end, they decided to donate $5,000 they'd raised for the trip to help out their community members struggling in the wake of the pandemic instead.

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