Ellen and Portia's Home Intruder Charged With Trespassing

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They're two of television's funniest women, but Ellen and Portia DeGeneres aren't laughing about a home invader last week.

Karen Grace Sjoden, 49, was charged with misdemeanor trespassing today; she pled not guilty. 

Early on the morning of February 10, Sjoden was arrested outside the couple's home, where she was "laying in wait" underneath cushions on the couple's kitchen deck, according to Radaronline.com.

Prosecutors told the court that when Sjoden was found she allegedly had the names and address of other Hollywood stars as well as a letter referencing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Sjoden told the court, "This is a set up."