Ellen DeGeneres’ 7 Pros and Cons of Hosting the Oscars (Video)

Her sophomore effort should be easier than her first time — though that was not the case with Ellen’s sitcom career

Stars — they’re just like us!

Ellen DeGeneres made the choice to host the Academy Awards for a second time in the same way that common folks weigh their big decisions: With a Pros and Cons list.

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The comedian shared her thought process during her daytime talk show’s premiere week.

Here are some of the best reasons Ellen came up with to host the Academy Awards — and some of the top reasons she considered to stay home on her couch and watch along with the rest of us.

Pro: “Meryl Streep could get a record 17th Oscar nomination.”
Con: “#WereOverItMeryl.”

Pro: “A lot of fancy designers will want to approach me and want me to wear a beautiful, expensive gown of theirs.”
Con: “Ain’t no way in hell I’m wearing a gown.”

Pro: “The theater holds 3,000 seats.”
Con: “It’s going to take me 45 minutes to dance through all those aisles.”

There were plenty more, and, ultimately, the Pros won.

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