After thanking the 47-year-old actor for his birthday gift, Ellen then brought up Will & Grace after he mentioned that her talk show had been on the air for an impressive 15 years.
As Ellen asked how long he’d been a part of the beloved sitcom, Sean replied: “Longer than 15!” to which Ellen joked, “How long was it the first time around before y’all got cancelled?”
“I think it was longer than your sitcom,” Sean said, referring to Ellen‘s 90’s sitcom that was canceled shortly after she came out. “Oh yeah, that’s right, I had to come out first for you all to do that sitcom,” Ellen responded – Watch the rest below!
Sean Hayes and Ellen Have a ‘Battle of the Gays’
Click inside to watch the rest of Sean Hayes’ appearance on The Ellen Show…
Sean Hayes Gives Ellen a Belated Birthday Gift