Yara Shahidi, Benedict Cumberbatch Appear On Monday’s “Ellen DeGeneres Show”

“Ellen” opens the week with Yara Shahidi and Benedict Cumberbatch.

Yara Shahidi on Ellen | EllenTube

Yara Shahidi and Benedict Cumberbatch appear on Monday’s edition of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”

Shahidi discusses the praise (and inspiration) she has received from Oprah Winfrey.

Cumberbatch addresses his “chocolate bunny look-a-likes.” Partnering with the show and Shutterfly, he also surprises a military mother with a gift (under the guise of a game of “Snowball Slingshot”).

Taped in advance, the episode will air Monday afternoon. Check local listings for the start time in your market.

For now, enjoy video highlights from the Shahidi and Cumberbatch appearances.

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