MAN BELIEVES ‘CAPE BRETON CHARM’ EARNED HIM A SPOT ON ‘ELLEN’S GAME OF GAMES’

An Ellen DeGeneres superfan from Cape Breton is finally speaking out about his experience of a lifetime -- after having to keep it a secret for months.

Cody Kennedy believes his "Cape Breton" charm is what earned him a spot on "Ellen's Game of Games" TV Show.

LOUISBOURG, N.S. — An Ellen DeGeneres superfan from Cape Breton is finally speaking out about his experience of a lifetime — after having to keep it a secret for months.

Cody Kennedy was watching “Ellen’s Game of Games” — the comedian’s popular game show — when he had the idea that he should apply to be a contestant.

Then, he was surprised to receive a Facebook message from someone with the same idea.

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“My junior high French teacher, Natalie MacIsaac, had inboxed me on Facebook and was like, ‘I’m watching this game show, Ellen’s Game of Games, and I think you’d be really great for it,’ and I’m like, ‘That’s so funny, because I’m watching it too and I’m thinking the exact same thing!”

So, the 26-year-old Louisbourg resident applied. Unfortunately, he didn’t get in, but that didn’t stop him from applying again for the next season.

“When I applied for season 3 I was like, ‘I think I might have a good chance this time,’” says Kennedy.

He was right.

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