Ellen DeGeneres is often able to get publicity for her guests while still managing to get a lot of laughs from the audience, and this video manages to demonstrate that very well. She and Eva Longoria act out a segment together that parodies modern Latin American soap operas. Both of them wear costumes and pretend to be classic character types from these stories.
The clip derives a lot of its humor from the fact that the target audience is going to recognize the tropes that Ellen DeGeneres and Eva Longoria are sending up, particularly with regards to the melodramatic nature of soap operas in general. Even people who haven’t seen a lot of Latin American soap operas will find this clip funny, since it parodies melodramatic stories in general.
People should please SHARE this video on Facebook, since it should be hilarious to fans of Ellen DeGeneres, fans of Eva Longoria, and fans and non-fans of soap operas alike.