Daytime's favorite funny lady is taking some lumps following the series finale of her HGTV reality series. Tim McClellan was named the winner of Ellen's Design Challenge Monday night on HGTV. The amateur furniture designer, whom Ellen DeGeneres discovered and recruited from You Tube, was then disqualified and replaced by another contestant. This led to outrage on social media.
McCllellan initially won the $100,000 prize package and the chance to get his work displayed in HGTV Magazine. He was later disqualified because his furniture design was too similar to another designer's work. Runner-up Katie Stout was then named the actual winner.