Ellen DeGeneres Has a Touching Surprise for New Parents After Their Baby Items Are Stolen

Ellen DeGeneres just showered this couple with a ton of gifts for them and their newborn baby.
By Samantha Schnurr Jun 15, 2020 5:43 PMTags
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Ellen DeGeneres just made these new parents' day even brighter. 

On Monday's episode of her remote daytime show, the comedian featured guests La'Shay Crayton and Cameron Crayton from Harlem who recently welcomed their first child together, newborn son Cameron Jr. In fact, while the two were in the hospital with their little one on the way, Cameron surprised La'Shay with the news that they would be guests on the show. 

Now, with their little one officially in the world, the couple chatted with DeGeneres, including about Cameron's work as a New York firefighter. 

As he told the host, "Ever since I can remember, I've always wanted to be a fireman and I'm grateful for the opportunity to serve in that aspect...So many people don't get that chance, but I have that chance."

Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Cameron added, "It gets hard sometimes, especially when you have to knock down the doors of some of your old co-workers and you find them passed away or even in your own firehouse, where several of the members contract the COVID-19...It's pretty rough, but we have our hopes up and we're staying positive."

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DeGeneres helped add even more positivity by surprising the couple with baby gifts after items were stolen from their car. Cameron explained to the host that the window of his car was knocked out and the baby's go bag had been taken.

So, DeGeneres gifted them every item that had been given away on her Mother's Day show, including a stroller, car seat and many gift cards. And, while Cameron's co-workers have been giving him their own time off to help the couple, DeGeneres had one more surprise up her sleeve—or should we say, in a diaper bag. 

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She had a convertible diaper bag from Mark and Graham shipped to the couple, which they opened while talking to DeGeneres. As for the grand finale, she told them to look inside...where a card for $20,000, courtesy of Green Dot Bank, was hiding. 

Watch the sweet reveal in the video above!