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.
“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.