OK, somebody is writing Ellen — because there ain’t no way Jenna Bush’s little stunt wasn’t scripted.
Jenna Bush, 26, who appeared on Ellen DeGeneres’ talk show, was asked if it was simple to get her parents on the phone. When she said yes, Ellen asked her to prove it.
“They’re going to kill me,” she said. “I’m going to be in so much trouble.”
They got through to the first couple right away, and had a lovely chat on Ellen’s show.
“I’m just sitting here with daddy,” Laura Bush told her daughter, to which DeGeneres chimed in: “Oh hey! It’s Ellen. I wanted to say hi to daddy.”
So the president got on the line: “How’s my little girl doing?”
“Oh, she’s great. She’s scared she’s going to get in trouble because I just said, `Is it easy to just pick up the phone and call your dad anytime?'” DeGeneres said. “And now she’s scared she’s not going to get any Christmas presents.”
Bush said he wasn’t angry.
“I do want to say Merry Christmas to your audience, and I want to tell my little girl I love her,” the president said.
“I love you too, Dad,” Jenna responded.
We’re more willing to believe the moon landing was fake than buy that that little exchange was unplanned.