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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 26: Ellen DeGeneres speaks onstage during the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Amid concerns over coronavirus, Ellen DeGeneres has decided to film her show without an audience. She made the news official on social media, writing, “I have some news. For now, I’ll be shooting my show with no studio audience. To everyone who was looking forward to coming, I’m so sorry. But I’m doing this for the health of my fans, my staff & my crew. (It has nothing to do with a warrant for my arrest in the state of Florida.)”

As we’ve reported, there have been a significant number of cancellations over coronavirus in the past few days. Shows like Live With Kelly and Ryan, The Wendy Williams Show, Good Morning America, the NCAA tournament, and The View will all tape without audiences. Festivals like Coachella have been postponed, many sports franchises are limiting locker room access, and the NBA season was recently suspended.

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