Ellen Gives Check to prom Couple
It’s promposal season — the time of year when high schoolers ask the guy or gal of their teenage dreams to dance awkwardly with them for four hours.
LAST WEEK, Jacob Lescenski, of Desert Oasis High School in Las Vegas, went with a more traditional banner approach, but his choice of date was anything but straightforward. Though Lescenski is straight, he asked his gay friend Anthony Martinez to prom. It was all over the news and Social media.
Knowing his gay bestie didn’t have a date for prom, Jacob surprised Anthony with an invite straight out of a ’90s teen movie: Ellen DeGeneres, along with Shutterfly, fell in love with Jacob and Anthony’s story and so the Queen of Daytime invited the kids onto her show where she gifted them both with $10,000 checks to help further their educations.