Ellen’s theory as to how bed bugs came back

by nobugsonme on June 12, 2007 · 4 comments

in bed bugs, celebrities with bed bugs, tipping point

We know the theories as to why bed bugs came back (and by these, I mean: the end-of-DDT, increase in international travel, no-more-routine-baseboard-spraying), but you may enjoy hearing Ellen DeGeneres’s theory about the logistics of how bed bugs came back.

I’ll count it as a “tipping point” that bed bugs are now the fodder of talk show opening monologues. I am still waiting for Maya Rudolph to appear in a smart Saturday Night Live sketch about them, but I suppose she is still healing. I do understand.

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Thanks to the clever reader who tipped me off to this!

1 wantmyskinback June 12, 2007 at 2:10 pm

WOW WOW WOW. Thank you ELLEN ! What news show was she referring to ?

2 nobugsonme June 12, 2007 at 2:54 pm

I don’t know. The video was posted on youtube on 6/10, but who knows when it aired. There may have been an LA-area broadcast. Or maybe Brian Williams finally aired his bed bug segment and we all missed it? 😉

3 nyjammin June 12, 2007 at 6:12 pm

A lot of people still do not know about bbs and what this is causing people, even with media exposure. I just phoned my son’s school which is 100 miles away and they had NO CLUE about bbs when I told them that I had them and that I did not want my son on home visits until this was resolved.

4 nobugsonme June 12, 2007 at 11:33 pm

Hi Anonymous,
That’s why more media coverage is SO important. The more, and the more accurate, the better!

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