DeGeneres has been scaring celebrities for years, and some skeptics may assume the stars knew the host was going to shock them on national television — but their genuine reactions tell a different story.
Ahead, a history of DeGeneres' best celeb scares. No famous person is safe.
Not once. Not twice. But three times. You'd think it'd get old, but nah.
Let's see how Diaz reacts when a character from her first movie surprises her.
In any other circumstance, a man dressed as a giant banana would be a joyful character.
To be fair, he scared her first.
Oh, Swiftie. Ellen got her a solid eight times.
Miley was all "I'm not scared of anything anymore." Then Ellen was all "challenge accepted."
How one manages to still look so beautiful and not a mess is beyond us.
Pink seems like the kind of woman who wouldn't scare so easily. Not the case.
That's what you get for trying to impersonate Sofia Vergara.
This isn't her trademark surprise tactic, but watching Tatum face his lifelong fear of porcelain dolls is pretty incredible.
You probably shouldn't openly discuss how you hate scary things with Ellen.
Having already been the victim of an Ellen scare herself, Julia Roberts teamed up with Ellen to spook Martha Stewart.
Annnnd her most recent success with Jake Gyllenhaal.