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DeGeneres was completely taken off-guard by the donation, especially seeing as she is usually the one springing pleasant surprises on guests on the show and even fans. She even shed a few tears.
On the show, Kutcher, who also happens to be DeGeneres’ neighbor, recalled how he first got to know about the fund.
I ran into you on the beach, and you told me about this amazing birthday gift that you got from Portia, and you explained to me that if you weren't doing this, that you would be working on that project, right? You would be saving the gorillas.