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    Selecting her battles. Octavia Spencer weighed in on the controversy surrounding Ellen DeGeneres‘ long-running daytime present. “Sending love and help to Ellen and all the staff of her present,” the Hidden Figures actress, 48, wrote through Instagram on Thursday, August 13, alongside a black-and-white throwback photograph of DeGeneres, 62. “All of my interactions with everybody from the present together with ELLEN had been supportive and enjoyable! In that spirit I’m praying all concerned get the love and help they want.” In July, BuzzFeed Information revealed a report during which 10 former staff of the Ellen DeGeneres Present and one present staffer detailed their experiences with racism, worry and intimidation behind-the-scenes. “That ‘be type’ bulls–t solely occurs when the cameras...
    Ellen DeGeneres reportedly told her staff to keep silent as the controversy continues to escalate around her alleged poor treatment of the people behind the scenes of the wildly popular The Ellen Show. An insider told OK Magazine that people working on the show have essentially been issued a gag order, though it doesn’t carry the legal weight that an official non-disclosure agreement would carry. Currently, Warner Brothers are conducting an internal investigation to determine if there has been any inappropriate behavior on the part of Ellen or her management team after numerous reports emerged detailing shocking allegations of cruelty, racism, and sexual harassment behind the scenes. One former producer, Hedda Muskat, says that Ellen herself is partially responsible for...
    Katy Perry defended her support of Ellen DeGeneres in a recent interview. Daniel Pockett/Getty Images and Steve Granitz/WireImage Katy Perry doubled down on her support for Ellen DeGeneres in a recent interview with the Los Angeles Times.  "I started that tweet off not undermining anyone else's experience," the "Smile" singer said. "I wanted to only speak from my own experience."  Perry also told the Times, "Not everyone is going to agree with me. And I'm not here to make everyone agree with me."  On August 4, the singer tweeted that she "only ever had positive takeaways from my time with Ellen & on the @theellenshow."  The tweet came after months of allegations against DeGeneres.  Visit Insider's homepage for...
    Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi are one of Hollywood's most iconic couples. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images; Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi first met in 2000, and they got married in 2008. In 2010, de Rossi legally changed her name to Portia Lee James DeGeneres, though she continues to professionally go by Portia de Rossi.  The couple celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary in 2018. Recently, de Rossi publicly defended her wife amid the controversy surrounding DeGeneres' talk show. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi have been married for over a decade, and they're one of the most-watched couples in Hollywood. But even major fans may not know everything about the...
    Katy previously tweeted out her support for the daytime talk show host. Katy Perry has spoken out after she was hit with backlash following a message of support for Ellen DeGeneres she posted earlier this month. The pregnant “Firework” singer previously tweeted that she’s only had “positive” experiences during her appearances on talk show host after The Ellen DeGeneres Show had an internal investigation conducted following allegations of bullying, racism, and sexism in the workplace. In a new interview with The LA Times, Katy doubled down on her support for the comedian and admitted that she knew not everyone would agree with her. “I started that tweet off not undermining anyone else’s experience,” she said. “I wanted to only speak...
    Seems like Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have finally chosen their new abode in the US. The royal couple after their recent exit from the royal family prefered staying at Tyler Perry’s mansion in Beverly Hills until they picked their new permanent residence in the country. After juggling and renting mansions in Canada and California, the couple has finally chosen Santa Barbara as their new home address and we couldn’t be happier. It’s the first permanent North American residence for the duo and they are looking forward to planning their future in there. Amul Makes a Topical Ad on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Exit From Royal Family, Check Out Their Creative Doodle on Megxit! “The Duke and Duchess of Sussex moved...
    KATY Perry has shared support for Ellen DeGeneres again amid the comedian's 'toxic' workplace scandal. The Ellen DeGeneres Show is currently under an internal investigation after employees came forward about experiencing "racism, fear and intimidation” while working there. ⚠️ Follow our Ellen DeGeneres live blog for the latest news & updates 6Katy Perry has shared support for Ellen DeGeneres again amid the comedian's 'toxic' workplace scandalCredit: Instagram The heavily-pregnant singer previously weighed in on the furor earlier this month by taking to Twitter to voice her support. And now the 35-year-old reiterated her backing for Ellen after employees came forward about experiencing a "toxic" work environment while on her NBC talk show. Speaking to the LA Times, pop star Katy defended her...
    Katy Perry nonetheless has Ellen DeGeneres’ again. The singer opened up about her choice to publicly assist the Ellen DeGeneres Present host amid allegations that the present runs beneath a poisonous setting. “I began that tweet off not undermining anybody else’s expertise,” the Perry, 35, instructed the Los Angeles Occasions in a profile printed on Wednesday, August 12. “I needed to solely communicate from my very own expertise. I’ve over 100 million folks that observe me on Twitter, so not everybody goes to agree with me. And I’m not right here to make everybody agree with me.” The “Daisies” songstress made headlines earlier this month when she despatched her assist DeGeneres through Twitter. “I do know I can’t communicate...
    “The Ellen Show” DJ tWitch defended the show amid reports of a toxic workplace and sexual misconduct by executive producers. Stephen “tWitch” Boss didn’t have much to say for legal reasons, but claimed there was “love” behind the scenes, according to an article published Tuesday by UsWeekly. “We can’t speak too much legally about it, but I’ll say this, there’s been love,” tWitch told the outlet. “Obviously there’s some things to address, but from my standpoint and from countless others, there’s been love. I’ll just leave it at that until there’s a time where we can address more publicly.” “There’s been love and there’ll will continue to be love,” he added. As previously reported, Buzzfeed News released two news...
    DAYS after claiming she worked “in the most abusive department” of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, an ex-staffer has now hinted the host needs “psychological evaluation.” In a new TikTok, former employee Rachel Hyman opened up a bit more about her experience working with the comedian, who has come under fire recently for allegedly leading a “toxic” work environment. 8The Ellen DeGeneres Show ex staffer Rachel Hyman hinted the host needs a 'psychological evaluation'Credit: TikTok After watching Rachel’s first ideo about working on The Ellen DeGeneres Show over the weekend, one follower asked in the comments: “Is it true she hates eye contact?” This inquiry likely comes after some staffers alleged in the bombshell accusations made in early July that they...
    Ellen DeGeneres. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Stories about the legendary entertainer Ellen DeGeneres being "notoriously one of the meanest people alive" are cropping up online thanks to a viral Twitter thread. A comedian named Kevin T. Porter said he would exchange anecdotes about DeGeneres being rude for donations to the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank, and he got nearly 2,000 responses. The beauty YouTuber Nikkie de Jager also recently shared her negative experience as a guest on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," and some celebrities have made it clear they think DeGeneres is mean. As stories about DeGeneres piled up, so did accusations of a toxic workplace at her show that included allegations of sexual misconduct.  Visit Insider's homepage for...
    (CNN)Stephen "tWitch" Boss, who has been the DJ on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" since 2014, has addressed allegations from some employees about a toxic work environment at the long-running talk show. Boss kept his remarks to Us Weekly about the show brief."We can't speak too much legally about it, but I'll say this, there's been love," Boss told the publication. "Obviously there's some things to address, but from my standpoint and from countless others, there's been love. I'll just leave it at that until there's a time where we can address more publicly. There's been love and there will continue to be love."His comments come on the heels of his predecessor, DJ Tony Okungbowa, who took to Instagram last week...
    After moving five times in little over a year, Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and their son Archie may have finally found a place to put down roots: A “family home” in the super-exclusive Santa Barbara County town of Montecito, where they will have plenty of celebrity neighbors, including good friends Oprah Winfrey and Ellen DeGeneres. TMZ reported that the couple purchased a home in the coastal enclave for around $10 million, while Page Six said they settled into the house in July. A source also emphasized to Page Six that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex bought the home “themselves” are not “houseguests of Oprah or anyone else.” “This is where they want to continue their lives after leaving the...
    SHE'S had a successful TV career spanning over 30 years - so it’s no surprise Ellen DeGeneres' fans have been stunned by recent bullying claims. Despite her charismatic public persona, damningly, many people that have either worked with or appeared on Ellen’s show have recently come forward to denounce her sunny image. 12 While some have claimed that behind the scenes, the comedian is a different person - others have described the entire show's set as "toxic". Ellen has since apologised to staff for their alleged mistreatment whilst working on her show, but it hasn't stopped more people coming forward with fresh allegations in recent weeks. However, while the claims have caused shock, there have actually been whispers of the...
    Stephen "tWitch" Boss is the DJ on "The Ellen Show." Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images DJ Stephen "tWitch" Boss said that he's excited to return to work on "The Ellen Show" in a new interview.  Speaking to E! News, Boss said his job made him feel "blessed... on a daily basis."  "You know, there hasn't been too many gigs where you feel it every day and build a genuine love from front to back," he added.  According to the DJ, he's looking forward to "experiencing the love" on set when he returns to work.  He echoed the same sentiment in an interview with Us Weekly, but added that there are "some things to address." Boss' comments come after recent reports...
    ELLEN DeGeneres’ show DJ tWitch insisted ‘there’s love’ on set - but admitted that there are ‘issues to address’ amid ‘toxic’ work claims. The Ellen DeGeneres host has been under the spotlight after multiple former and current employees claimed she cultivates a toxic work environment. ⚠️ Follow our Ellen DeGeneres live blog for the latest news & updates 6Stephen Boss has stood by Ellen DeGeneresCredit: TheEllenShow Stephen “tWitch” Boss, who has been working with Ellen for the last six years, spoke up about the current investigation that the show is going through and if the show is really as toxic as some employees have labeled it. "We can’t speak too much legally about it, but I’ll say this, there’s been love,"...
    Stephen “tWitch” Boss, the set DJ of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” broke his silence on widespread allegations of toxicity at the talk show, claiming there’s “love” behind the scenes. “We can’t speak too much legally about it, but I’ll say this, there’s been love,” the dancer, 37, told Us Weekly. “Obviously there’s some things to address, but from my standpoint and from countless others, there’s been love. I’ll just leave it at that until there’s a time where we can address more publicly. “There’s been love and there’ll will continue to be love.” Boss is the latest celebrity to come forward and defend the host, joining Kevin Hart, Scooter Braun, Katy Perry and more. But stars such as Brad...
    Stephen “tWitch” Boss, the set DJ of “The Ellen DeGeneres Present,” broke his silence on widespread allegations of toxicity on the discuss present, claiming there’s “love” behind the scenes. “We are able to’t converse an excessive amount of legally about it, however I’ll say this, there’s been love,” the dancer, 37, instructed Us Weekly. “Clearly there’s some issues to deal with, however from my standpoint and from numerous others, there’s been love. I’ll simply depart it at that till there’s a time the place we are able to tackle extra publicly. “There’s been love and there’ll will proceed to be love.” Boss is the newest superstar to return ahead and defend the host, becoming a member of Kevin Hart,...
    Stephen “tWitch” Boss, the set DJ of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” broke his silence on widespread allegations of toxicity at the talk show, claiming there’s “love” behind the scenes. “We can’t speak too much legally about it, but I’ll say this, there’s been love,” the dancer, 37, told Us Weekly. “Obviously there’s some things to address, but from my standpoint and from countless others, there’s been love. I’ll just leave it at that until there’s a time where we can address more publicly. “There’s been love and there’ll will continue to be love.” Boss is the latest celebrity to come forward and defend the host, joining Kevin Hart, Scooter Braun, Katy Perry and more. But stars such as Brad Garrett,...
    The Ellen DeGeneres Show house DJ, Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss has had his say on allegations of a ‘toxic atmosphere’ on the set of the daytime talk show. Ellen DeGeneres has been hit by a number of claims by former employees about their treatment while working on her show but she has found an ally in the 37-year-old DJ. He has defended 62-year-old Ellen saying that there has “been love” on set and that there “will continue to be love.” The DJ, who has worked on the show since 2014, told Us Weekly: “We can’t speak too much legally about it, but I’ll say this, there’s been love. “Obviously there’s some things to address, but from my standpoint and from...
    Current Ellen DeGeneres Show DJ Stephen “tWitch” Boss recently broke his silence regarding the many allegations leveraged against Ellen DeGeneres and the alleged toxic workplace culture behind-the-scenes, according to an exclusive from Us Weekly. Unlike many former employees who have accused DeGeneres and several staff members of being cruel and abusive, Boss has decided to stand by the host’s side amid the controversy. Speaking with the outlet, the dancer said he was unable to say too much on the public debacle due to legal issues, but said there had been lots of “love” on set. “Obviously there’s some things to address, but from my standpoint and from countless others, there’s been love. I’ll just leave it at that until there’s...
    Standing by his boss. Stephen “tWitch” Boss, who joined The Ellen DeGeneres Present as the home DJ in 2014, spoke out for the primary time amid claims of toxicity on the set of the speak present. “We are able to’t converse an excessive amount of legally about it, however I’ll say this, there’s been love,” the dancer, 37, shared solely with Us Weekly on Tuesday, August 11. “Clearly there’s some issues to handle, however from my standpoint and from numerous others, there’s been love. I’ll simply go away it at that till there’s a time the place we will handle extra publicly. There’s been love and there’ll will proceed to be love.” He additionally famous that whereas he’s “after all”...
    YET another ex Ellen DeGeneres Show employee has come forward claiming an “abusive” work environment, and she did so while flipping off the show in a new TikTok video. Over the weekend, @ISpyARachel, whose real name is Rachel Hyman, opened up about her experience working on the show, which has been under fire for the last month after multiple allegations of "racism, fear and intimidation.” 9A former Ellen DeGeneres Show employee flipped off the show in a new TikTokCredit: TikTok A TikTok trend started over the weekend of users posting about what happened in their pasts that made them grow a thick skin, set to backing music of the song Bulletproof, and Rachel decided to join in. A smirking Rachel...
    Portia de Rossi has given an update on her wife Ellen DeGeneres amid claims that Ellen 'fostered [a] toxic work environment behind the scenes' on her talk show. The 47-year-old Arrested Development star told a photographer on Sunday that DeGeneres was 'doing great' while she walked her dogs with mother Margaret in Santa Barbara. When asked if her 62-year-old wife would continue to helm her long-running talk show, the Australian actress replied, 'Yes, she is.' Speaking out: Portia de Rossi has given an update on her wife Ellen DeGeneres amid claims that Ellen 'fostered [a] toxic work environment behind the scenes' on her talk show. Seen here last month Portia's comments come amid news that the Ellen DeGeneres Show...
    Seattle police chief to resign after vote to cut $4 million in budget, 100 officers Ruby Tuesday Has Reportedly Shut Down One-Third Of Its Restaurants This Year Celebrities are speaking out about their firsthand experiences with Ellen DeGeneres © Provided by INSIDER Celebrities are sharing their opinions about Ellen DeGeneres. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for CinemaCon; Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic/Getty Images; Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Celebrities are taking sides on the controversy surrounding Ellen DeGeneres and her talk show, "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." Current and former staffers have accused the comedian of mistreating people and fostering a toxic work environment. The actor Brad Garrett is among celebrities who have shared negative sentiments about DeGeneres in the midst of the criticism. Others,...
    Howard Stern and Ellen DeGeneres are good friends. Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic and Steve Granitz/WireImage Howard Stern offered some words of wisdom to Ellen DeGeneres during his SiriusXM radio show on Monday.  Stern said that if he were the embattled talk show host, he'd "change [his] whole image."  "I'd go on the air and be a son of a b----," he continued, telling DeGeneres to "just be a prick."  Stern's advice comes after a turbulent few months for DeGeneres, who's been accused by former staffers of being rude and fostering a "toxic" work environment.  Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Howard Stern said during his SiriusXM radio show on Monday that Ellen DeGeneres should lean into her new reputation. ...
    Radio legend Howard Stern urged Ellen DeGeneres to cut her cutesy image and “just be a prick” following allegations that she oversaw a toxic work environment on the Ellen DeGeneres Show.  Stern made the comments after an investigation by BuzzFeed News claimed employees of the show had been subject to a toxic work environment of racism, sexual harassment, and bullying. Some employees even accused DeGeneres of overseeing such an environment, damaging  her friendly image. Speaking on his Monday morning SiriusXM program, Stern suggested DeGeneres should embrace a new, nastier image. “You know what I’d do if I was Ellen?” he said. “I would change my whole image. I’d go on the air and be a son of a bitch… people would come on...
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    Ellen DeGeneres’ wife Portia de Rossi had an update on how the daytime talk show host has been doing. De Rossi claimed DeGeneres is “doing great” Sunday after reports surfaced of a toxic workplace environment and sexual misconduct on the set of her show, according to a report published Monday by Page Six. Portia de Rossi defends Ellen DeGeneres as Brad Garrett, Lea Thompson, others react to scandal https://t.co/YAkTMI8jfz — Detroit Free Press (@freep) August 3, 2020 De Rossi made the comment to a photographer while out for a walk with her mom Margaret and their dogs in Santa Barbara, the outlet reported. When asked if DeGeneres was going to continue hosting “The Ellen Show,” De Rossi reportedly responded,...
    see also Behind Ellen DeGeneres spectacular fall from grace “She’s been hysterical,’’ a source who knows the star told... Portia de Rossi gave an update on her wife Ellen DeGeneres amid the ongoing drama and investigation into claims of a toxic work environment at her daytime talk show. On Sunday, de Rossi, 47, told a photographer that DeGeneres is “doing great” while out on a walk with her mom Margaret and their dogs in Santa Barbara. The “Arrested Development” actress tried going incognito in sunglasses, a hat, and a scarf to cover her face, but was snapped by photographers. When pressed over whether or not DeGeneres, 62, would be continuing her talk show, de Rossi, simply said,...
    Well, it’s worked for him! Howard Stern has weighed in on Ellen DeGeneres’ seeming fall from grace, saying that if he were in the talk show host’s shoes, he would “change [his] whole image.” “I’d go on the air and be a son of a bitch,” he said Monday on SiriusXM’s “Howard Stern Show.” “People would come on and [I would] go, ‘F–k you.’ Just be a p—k.” Stern continued, “So you think I’m a p—k? I’m going to show you exactly. … I’m known on the air as a p—k, but off the air, I’m known as a great guy, you know, for the most part.” Stern, 65, and DeGeneres, 62, have been friends for some time — he...
    ELLEN DeGeneres should ‘change her whole image’ and just ‘be a p***k,’ shock jock Howard Stern advised the embattled host. The Ellen DeGeneres host has been under the spotlight after multiple former and current employees claimed she cultivates a toxic work environment. ⚠️ Follow our Ellen DeGeneres live blog for the latest news & updates 8Howard Stern gave a few suggestions to Ellen DeGeneres as she deals with controversyCredit: Getty Images - Getty Howard, known for his shocking comments, approached the claims being made against Ellen, 62, on the Monday segment of his radio show, The Howard Stern Show. "You know what I’d do if I was Ellen? I would change my whole image," the 66-year-old radio host commented, according to...
    JULIE Chen is being accused of throwing "shade" at Ellen DeGeneres after using the talk show host's line of "be kind to one another" at the end of the Big Brother 22 premiere. The 50-year-old turned some heads while wrapping up the latest premiere of the popular CBS reality show by using one of the comedian's most well-known catchphrases. ⚠️ Follow our Ellen DeGeneres live blog for the latest news & updates 10Julie Chen is accused of throwing 'shade' at Ellen DeGeneresCredit: Getty Images - Getty Julie said: "Be kind to one another." The show's host then winked at the camera, and many of the program's fans took to Twitter and claimed this may have been a dig at Ellen....
    Melanie McFarland August 8, 2020 7:30PM (UTC) When the ultimate moral of the Ellen DeGeneres story is written many years from now, it may include counsel to be careful about mantras. "Be kind" may seem like an easy phrase to live by and a surefire winner with the daytime talk show audience. In reality, it is an impossible bar for anyone to consistently meet or exceed. : Think about it. When was the last time you had to be demonstratively kind for a sustained amount of time in public? Can you be kind to everyone who interacts with you on the worst day of your life? Can you smile and dance while you're being dogged by rumors that you are actually,...
    Ellen DeGeneres bullied an 11-year-old boy, calling him 'fat' and 'stupid'; made fun of his clothes and 'took pleasure' in his distress, the now grown victim claims. In an exclusive interview with DailyMailTV, Ben Gravolet said the under fire TV host worked for his mother's recruitment agency when he was a child, and claimed Ellen – then aged about 20 – would regularly subject him to biting, mean insults. 'I would dread going to [my mom's] office to see her after school or on a day if I was sick and Ellen was there,' Gravolet said. 'She would criticize my weight. I would try to do homework in the office, she'd call me stupid, she'd call me fat. She would...
    Ellen DeGeneres is in hot water after dozens of former staffers came forward with claims that the talk show host created a toxic work environment. Amid WarnerMedia’s investigation over the allegations, which include sexual misconduct, harassment and assault from top executives, several of DeGeneres’ A-list pals have come out in support of the comedian during her fall from grace, while others are siding with the accusers. Meanwhile, DeGeneres, 62, issued a statement saying, “As we’ve grown exponentially, I’ve not been able to stay on top of everything and relied on others to do their jobs as they knew I’d want them done. Clearly some didn’t. That will now change and I’m committed to ensuring this does not happen again.” Here...
    Ellen DeGeneres poses in the press room at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, January 5, 2020. Chris Pizzello/AP On Saturday, news broke that James Corden was reportedly "in line" to replace Ellen DeGeneres should her daytime talk show go off the air.   The news about Corden led to backlash from people accusing him of problematic behavior, similar to the criticism DeGeneres has faced in recent months. Regardless of the accusations against Corden, it'd be uninspired to make him — a straight white man — DeGeneres' replacement.  Talk shows right now are primarily hosted by men, which means a female host (especially a queer woman of color) is essential for bringing new perspectives to audiences.  "The...
    Tony Okungbowa — also known as DJ Tony on The Ellen DeGeneres Show — echoed his former colleagues in an Instagram post, in which he detailed the “toxicity” that comes with working under Ellen DeGeneres. “Hey Guys. I hope you are all keeping safe out there during these trying times. I have been getting calls asking me about the Ellen Degeneres Show and I would like to address the time I spent there,” wrote Okungbowa in an Instagram post. “I was on air talent from 2003-2006 and from 2007 -2013,” he continued. “While I am grateful for the opportunity it afforded me, I did experience and feel the toxicity of the environment and I stand with my former colleagues in their...
    What is ammonium nitrate? Chemical blamed in blast 5 Beloved Fast Food Chains That May Go Bankrupt Next Jay Leno Shares His Support for Ellen DeGeneres Amid Workplace Allegations © Paul Drinkwater/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images Jay Leno is showing his support for Ellen DeGeneres amid the claims of a "toxic" work environment at The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The TV host extended a message to DeGeneres on Twitter on Tuesday, writing that she has always been "a kind and decent person." "I don’t discard a 40-year friendship on hearsay. The Ellen I know has raised over $125 million dollars for charity and has always been a kind and decent person," he tweeted. "I fully support her. Jay Leno."...
    A former senior executive of Australia's Today show who was told 'not to look at' Ellen DeGeneres during a tense meeting in 2013 has revealed he wasn't surprised when her staffers made allegations of on-set bullying last month. Neil Breen, who witnessed the tension among Ellen's employees first hand when the talk show host, 62, appeared on Today seven years ago, took aim at Ellen yet again during Wednesday's episode of A Current Affair. Breen, who now presents his own radio show on 4BC, told the program: 'As soon as I first saw reports surface there were troubles behind the scenes at Ellen's show, I didn't bat an eyelid.' 'I didn't bat an eyelid': A former senior executive of Australia's Today show...
    When the Duke and Duchess of Sussex made their dramatic move to North America in January, many expected the couple to fall into the welcoming arms of U.S. television before too long. The Duchess, said friends, wanted a sympathetic ear for her tale of perceived woe at the hands of the Royal Family and the British Press.  And no one ‘does sympathetic’ or understands pain like Ellen DeGeneres, Queen of Daytime TV and a presenter with an unmatched reputation for saccharine niceness and empathy. Her piercing blue eyes appear to be perpetually welling with tears of compassion, especially when she exhorts viewers to ‘be kind to one another’ — her trademark catchphrase, delivered at the end of The Ellen DeGeneres...
    Comedian and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres listens to President Barack Obama before being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House November 22, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) DJ Tony Okunbgowa, a former Ellen DeGeneres Show employee for almost a decade, reveals on Instagram he too felt the show’s ‘toxic’ environment. While grateful for the opportunity, the British-born disc jockey says that he supports those who have come forth with their formal complaints. READ MORE: Ellen DeGeneres responds to allegations of toxic work environment “I hope you are all keeping safe out there during these trying times. I have been getting calls asking me about...
    Ellen DeGeneres' brother is coming to her defense amid reports about the alleged toxic work environment that staffers have had to deal with on her eponymous show. The producer and writer posted two messages on social media on Tuesday. On Twitter, Vance wrote: "If you think Ellen would knowingly allow bullying or racism on her show, you don’t know my sister. She has been and continues to be a bright light in a dark world. She’s one of the kindest, most generous people you’ll ever meet. And one of the funniest." ELLEN DEGENERES' SHOW'S INVESTIGATION COULD RESULT IN 'APOCALYPTIC ENDING TO HER TV CAREER,' BRAND EXPERT SAYS Hours later, he followed up with a post on Facebook, which read: "Ok,...
    SHE'S interviewed some of the biggest names in showbiz - but for a few of Ellen DeGeneres' guests, the experience was nothing short of excruciating. The US talk show host, 62, is currently facing a stream of allegations from former staff members and guests that have appeared on her show, claiming the host was "cold" and the environment was "toxic". 23Ellen DeGeneres was recently seen for the first time since allegations were made against herCredit: BackGrid And while many guests have formed long-lasting friendships with the host, others have been left squirming in their seat. From Taylor Swift being left 'close to tears' when she was mercilessly quizzed about her exes, to that very tense birthday disagreement with Dakota Johnson,...
    Ellen DeGeneres’ brother — producer and writer Vance DeGeneres — is coming to her defense amid accusations of a “toxic” workplace at her eponymous talk show. Vance called attacks on his famous sibling “bulls–t” in one of two heartfelt social media posts Tuesday. “If you think Ellen would knowingly allow bullying or racism on her show, you don’t know my sister,” her brother, 65, wrote in a s upportive Twitter post. “She has been and continues to be a bright light in a dark world. She’s one of the kindest, most generous people you’ll ever meet. And one of the funniest.” Ellen, 62, has recently faced accusations of behind-the-scenes sexual misconduct, racism and more on the part of the...
    Tony Okungbowa — known as DJ Tony during his time on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” — is standing in solidarity with his former colleagues, saying that he too felt the alleged “toxicity” of working under the host. “Hey Guys,” Okungbowa began his Instagram post addressing the current accusations against the comedian. “I hope you are all keeping safe out there during these trying times. I have been getting calls asking me about the Ellen Degeneres Show and I would like to address the time I spent there. “I was on air talent from 2003-2006 and from 2007 -2013,” he went on. “While I am grateful for the opportunity it afforded me, I did experience and feel the toxicity of...
    Ellen DeGeneres' brother has defended the embattled host, who is currently facing an investigation over allegations of racism, bullying, as well as fostering a 'toxic environment' behind the scenes of her hit talk show. Vance DeGeneres, 65, said that Ellen, 62, is being 'viciously attacked' amid her toxic workplace scandal, which he decried as being 'all bulls***.'  'If you think Ellen would knowingly allow bullying or racism on her show, you don’t know my sister,' Vance said in a statement on Tuesday via Twitter.  'My sister is being viciously attacked': Ellen DeGeneres' brother Vance defends the embattled talk show host amid toxic workplace scandal The actor and musician added: 'She has been and continues to be a bright...
    “The Ellen Show” continued to see a drop in ratings amid reports of a toxic workplace environment and sexual misconduct by executive producers. The show has hit a new record low in television ratings, according to a report published Tuesday by TheWrap. The reruns reportedly drew a 1.0 Live and Same Day rating from Neilson, TheWrap reported. Ratings for “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” hit a new low in July 2020 following the release of bombshell reports about the allegedly toxic work environment that staffers have to deal with. https://t.co/AB3slakJnM — KTVU (@KTVU) August 5, 2020 The ratings have dropped 9% from the previous week and 29% from the same July week in 2019. The drop in ratings come as...
    In communities of color, one organization is helping to fill the COVID-19 testing gap 2 organizations are working to revive NYCs Chinatown as it reels from the pandemic and racial stigma The Ellen Show ratings fall to an all-time low as new allegations surface © Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic/Getty Images Ellen DeGeneres in the press room at the 2016 People's Choice Awards on January 6, 2016. Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic/Getty Images Ratings for "The Ellen Show" have fallen to an all-time low after new allegations surfaced against Ellen DeGeneres in the past few weeks.  According to the Wrap, ratings fell significantly during the week ending July 26 — just one week after Buzzfeed News published a report about the "toxic" work culture...
    Ellen DeGeneres in the press room at the 2016 People's Choice Awards on January 6, 2016. Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic/Getty Images Ratings for "The Ellen Show" have fallen to an all-time low after new allegations surfaced against Ellen DeGeneres in the past few weeks.  According to the Wrap, ratings fell significantly during the week ending July 26 — just one week after Buzzfeed News published a report about the "toxic" work culture on the show.  Since then, numerous other people have spoken out about their experiences with DeGeneres, as well as their time on her show.  DeGeneres' executive producer, however, recently told a fan that "nobody is going off the air."  Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Ratings for...
    As Ellen DeGeneres plans to return to her show, sources say the embattled daytime host is serious about making changes to the allegedly toxic set that’s sunken her name into the mud. DeGeneres was “crushed” when the allegations emerged, a source tells People, and is “personally going to be invested in making sure those things are properly changed.” “She wants to just put out a great show that makes people happy and feel good,” the insider added. “She’s very focused on that.” Another source told the magazine, “There is definitely a tension at Ellen that doesn't exist at the other shows... The employees all seem on eggshells.” Rumblings about DeGeneres began on social media in April, as she replaced her...
    Vance DeGeneres defended his sister Ellen amid allegations of toxic behavior. Jennifer Graylock / FilmMagic / Steve Granitz / WireImage Ellen DeGeneres' brother voiced his support for his sister who is under increased scrutiny over allegations of a "toxic" workplace environment. Vance DeGeneres wrote on Facebook: "My sister is being viciously attacked. And let me assure you – it is all bulls---." "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" is currently under investigation by its distributor, Warner Bros. Television, following several allegations from former staffers of bullying, sexual misconduct, and racial discrimination. In a separate post on Twitter, Vance added: "If you think Ellen would knowingly allow bullying or racism on her show, you don't know my sister." Visit Insider's homepage...
    Analysis: Katy Perry, Ashton Kutcher, and Kevin Hart have all spoken out in defense of Ellen DeGeneres, whose show is currently being investigated for an alleged toxic work environment. Hide But in light of what those allegations actually mean, this kind of celebrity support is hard to accept as a meaningful defense. If there’s anything we’ve learned from the past few years of Hollywood abuse revelations—whether its racial discrimination, sexual harassment, or psychological abuse—it’s that famous, successful individuals are often shielded from repercussions by their power and connections within the industry. Hide Over on Instagram, we have Kevin Hart saying “the internet has become a crazy world of negativity,” and defending DeGeneres on the grounds that “she has...
    ELLEN DeGeneres' brother has come to her defense amid her 'toxic' workplace scandal. Vance DeGeneres branded his younger sister, 62, a "bright light in a dark world" as he claimed she's being "viciously attacked" on social media yesterday. 11Ellen DeGeneres' brother has come to her defense amid her 'toxic' workplace scandalCredit: Getty Images The 65-year-old penned a lengthy post on Twitter, which read: "If you think Ellen would knowingly allow bullying or racism on her show, you don’t know my sister. "She has been and continues to be a bright light in a dark world. She’s one of the kindest, most generous people you’ll ever meet. And one of the funniest." The musician later took to Facebook and insisted...
    Ratings for “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” hit a new low in July 2020 following the release of bombshell reports about the allegedly toxic work environment that staffers have to deal with. It was announced last month that WarnerMedia is conducting an internal investigation into the daytime talk show after numerous reports from current and former staff members detailed a rigid and unforgiving work environment as well as allegedly strict guidelines for interacting with the host. The bulk of the allegations came by way of a Buzzfeed News report that came out around the time that TheWrap reports the show hit a new series low in Nielsen ratings. The show reportedly drew a 1.0 Live + Same Day household rating in the...
    Ellen Degeneres. Photo: Christopher Polk / . It has taken several weeks for the celebrities who have attended the talk show of Ellen Degeneres speak out about the stories about the toxic environment she would breathe on her show published by BuzzFeed and the harassment that some of her former employees would have endured at the hands of executive producers, while she supposedly looked the other way, but it has finally happened . Katy Perry He has been one of the first stars to come out in defense of the presenter, as his wife requested this week. Rossi Portia, to clarify that your experience with her has always been positive. The humorist Kevin Hart He has...
    US could become ‘safe haven’ for corporate abusers, activists warn Arenado, Rockies eye more success against Giants A-lister Ashton Kutcher is getting dragged by fans after saying Ellen DeGeneres never pandered to celebrity © Provided by INSIDER Ashton Kutcher defended Ellen DeGeneres on Twitter. Evan Agostini/Invision/AP File/Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic/Getty Images Ashton Kutcher has defended Ellen DeGeneres in a series of tweets, and is being dragged for saying that the host "never pandered to celebrity" despite being very famous himself. On Wednesday, Kutcher tweeted: "She & her team have only treated me & my team w/ respect & kindness. She never pandered to celebrity which I always saw as a refreshing honesty. When things aren't right she handles it and...
    Actor Kevin Hart and pop star Katy Perry have come out in support of popular TV host Ellen DeGeneres in the wake of allegations of toxic work environment on the sets of her talk show. Dozens of employees of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” have come forward in an explosive report from Buzzfeed, alleging sexual harassment and misconduct by some of the show’s top executive producers as well as the existing culture of bullying. DeGeneres has been accused of creating and enabling the toxic environment on the show’s sets. The Ellen DeGeneres Show Executive Producer Rubbishes Rumours of the Talk Show Getting Shut As Workplace Investigation Continues Hart took to Instagram and posted a photo from his past visit to the show,...
    Tony Okungbowa has spoken out. The Ellen DeGeneres Show‘s original DJ Tony Okungbowa has spoken out about his time on the series. Ellen and her crew have dominated the headlines over the past few weeks after the host was accused of being mean and three employees were then accused of inappropriate behavior behind the scenes. Tony opened up about his experience in a post shared to his Instagram account on Tuesday, August 4, which can be seen here. In it, he claimed that he felt “the toxicity” during the many years working alongside Ellen. The actor appeared on the series for nine non-consecutive years, first making his debut back in 2003 until he left in 2006. He returned in 2007...
    Ashton Kutcher defended Ellen DeGeneres on Twitter. Evan Agostini/Invision/AP File/Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic/Getty Images Ashton Kutcher has defended Ellen DeGeneres in a series of tweets, and is being dragged for saying that the host "never pandered to celebrity" despite being very famous himself. On Wednesday, Kutcher tweeted: "She & her team have only treated me & my team w/ respect & kindness. She never pandered to celebrity which I always saw as a refreshing honesty. When things aren't right she handles it and fixes." @AmeriNaiji replied "Employees are complaining about their work experience there. Can that be understood? No one knows what it's like but them. It's invalidating what *they* experienced on a regular basis." Kutcher replied to several commenters,...
    It takes a special kind of narcissism to read about a major TV personality allegedly turning a blind eye toward a toxic work environment only to say, “Well she’s only ever been nice to me!” And yet, as several A-listers rush to defend Ellen DeGeneres, that’s precisely what they’ve done—throw lit matches on a gasoline-soaked reputation. In the wake of DeGeneres’ apology to staff and promise to make changes behind the scenes, a coven of sanctimonious A-listers has rushed to her defense. But their statements of support, which focus on their own experiences with the talk-show host, have been tone-deaf at best—especially given the fact that the only celebrity we need to hear from is Dakota Johnson. On Twitter Katy...
    Ammonium nitrate stored in a warehouse linked to catastrophic Beirut explosion Quest for the Stanley Cup: NHL schedule, results for qualifying round, round-robin play Jerry OConnell on Feeling Compelled to Defend Ellen DeGeneres Amid Workplace Allegations (Exclusive) © GETTY Amid the brewing storm of controversy surrounding Ellen DeGeneres and her daytime talk show, Jerry O'Connell spoke out in support of the comic on Instagram. Speaking with ET, the actor explained why he decided to weigh in. The actor shared a graphic, first posted by DeGeneres' wife, Portia de Rossi, that read "I Stand By Ellen," and O'Connell explained that his long friendship with the couple is one reason he's showing solidarity. "I've known Ellen and Portia for almost three decades...
    A former DJ on The Ellen DeGeneres Show has said he 'did feel the toxicity of the environment' in an Instagram post addressing allegations leveled at the program.  Tony Okungbowa, known to millions of viewers as DJ Tony, told his 29,000 followers he 'stands with his former colleagues' after a number of them said producers perpetuated a toxic work environment that included bullying and racism.  Okungbowa was the DJ on the show for two stints between 2003 and 2006 and later from 2007 until 2013. He did not offer any examples of toxic behavior but addressed the need for 'a healthier and more inclusive workplace' on the show.  Last week, DeGeneres told staffers she was sorry about what was going on, in a...
    Elaine Low August 5, 2020 3:25AM (UTC) This article originally appeared on Variety. As "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" winds down its summer hiatus, Variety has learned that producers on Monday are addressing with staff accounts of workplace misconduct on the popular daytime talk series, which are currently being investigated by WarnerMedia. As an increasing number of allegations come to light, questions are mounting as to how DeGeneres' lucrative talker and carefully crafted public persona will be affected. Senior creatives and producers are back at work this week, with the 140 or so personnel at "Ellen" gradually returning in stages following the break. The investigation is still ongoing. As Variety reported exclusively last week, series producer Telepictures and distributor Warner Bros. Television informed staff...
    BELEAGURED talk show host Ellen DeGeneres suffered another blow on Tuesday, as her former show DJ confirmed the "toxicity of the environment." Tony Okungbowa - who was on air on the show for nine years, addressed the raft of stories about harassment and intimidation towards employees. 11 Beleagured talk show host Ellen DeGeneres suffered another blow on Tuesday, as her former show DJ confirmed the "toxicity of the environment"Credit: Youtube He shared a picture of himself DJ-ing on the show, in a dapper suit and smiling. His captioned read: "Hey Guys, I hope you are all keeping safe out there during these trying times. I have been getting calls asking me about the Ellen Degeneres Show and I would like...
    Kevin Hart has come to the defense of Ellen DeGeneres amid criticism that she fosters a toxic workplace environment on her daytime talk show.  The Jumanji took to social media to fire back at accusations that DeGeneres  mistreats and abuses her staff, Entertainment Weekly reports. Comedian Kevin Porter and TV writer Ben Simeon are among those to publicly speak out in recent weeks about her alleged rude and diva-like antics as host of The Ellen Show. “It’s crazy to see my friend go thru what she’s going thru publicly. I have known Ellen for years and I can honestly say that she’s one of the dopest people on the f—ing planet,” Hart wrote in a lengthy Instagram message. “She has...
    RATINGS for The Ellen DeGeneres Show dropped 29% in the week ending July 26 2020, compared to 2019, after bombshell claims were made against the host and the shows' producers. The Ellen DeGeneres Show is currently under an internal investigation after employees came forward about experiencing "racism, fear and intimidation” while working there, as well as sexual harassment. 12 Ellen's ratings dropped 29% compared to 2019, a week after the bombshell allegationsCredit: Getty Images - Getty The week following a second Buzzfeed report saw the show drawing a 1.0 Live + Same Day household rating, down 9% from the week ending July 19 2020. Ellen's show is now tied with Steve Wilkos, who hosts his own talk show after finding...
    Ellen DeGeneres is seeing ratings for her talk show plummet to what The Wrap reports is a new low, as accusations mount that she oversaw a toxic work culture where young staffers were mistreated and in some cases, sexually harassed and assaulted by senior-level producers. The Ellen DeGeneres Show drew a 1.0 live and same-day household rating for the week ending July 26, according to Nielsen as reported by The Wrap. The outlet noted that the decline is a new all-time low for the series. The figure represents a 9 drop from the prior week and a whopping 29 decline from the same week last summer. Once an invincible force in daytime television, the show is now under investigation from corporate parent WarnerMedia...
    Ellen DeGeneres’ fame has taken a mammoth blow not too long ago, with accusations flying that the ambiance at her fashionable present negated her common on-air mantra of “be variety.” Former staffers have come out in opposition to the 62-year-old star, claiming she created a poisonous work atmosphere for her staff, citing all the pieces from common rudeness to higher-level staff participating in sexual misconduct. DeGeneres has admitted some fault, saying in a memo to staffers that she is “sorry,” as a result of as they’ve “grown exponentially, I’ve not been in a position to keep on prime of all the pieces and relied on others to do their jobs as they knew I’d need them accomplished.” Actors Brad Garrett...
    Ellen DeGeneres’ reputation has taken a mammoth blow recently, with accusations flying that the atmosphere at her popular show negated her regular on-air mantra of “be kind.” Former staffers have come out against the 62-year-old star, claiming she created a toxic work environment for her team, citing everything from general rudeness to higher-level employees engaging in sexual misconduct. DeGeneres has admitted some fault, saying in a memo to staffers that she is “sorry,” because as they’ve “grown exponentially, I’ve not been able to stay on top of everything and relied on others to do their jobs as they knew I’d want them done.” Actors Brad Garrett and Lea Thompson, however, called out DeGeneres for the apology, with Garrett claiming to know...
    Neil Young sues Donald Trumps campaign for using his songs Restaurant sales climbed as stay-at-home orders lifted across the US. Now foot traffic has slumped again. Amanda Seales Says She Left The Real Because It "Felt Like a Betrayal to My People" © Provided by E! Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic for dcp Amanda Seales said she left The Real to protect her "spirit." The Insecure star stated on Instagram Live that she left the talk show after just six months because she felt she wasn't being true to herself or the Black community. "I left The Real because it was breaking my spirit... I was being asked to not talk about certain things that felt like a betrayal to my people and to me as a person," she...
    Folks look like extra within the backstage drama at “The Ellen DeGeneres Present” than the present itself. Rankings for the daytime program — which is going through ongoing allegations of a “poisonous” office tradition — slipped to a collection low final month, snagging a 1.zero Reside + Identical Day family ranking for the week ending July 26, in response to The Wrap, which famous that it’s a 9% drop from the earlier week and a steep -29% fall from the identical interval in summer season 2019. Nevertheless, it’s price noting that different speak reveals presently in summer season reruns have additionally confronted declines, together with “Dr. Oz,” which dropped 22%, and “The Actual” and “The Medical doctors,” that are...
    Ellen DeGeneres’ celeb close friends are defending the discuss exhibit host amid studies that she has been “mean” to her workers and other people at the rear of the scenes. Katy Perry, who has appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Present several periods, took to Twitter on Tuesday to show her aid. “I know I simply cannot discuss for anybody else’s experience moreover my own but I want to admit that I have only ever had good takeaways from my time with Ellen and on the @theellenshow,” Perry, 35, tweeted. “I feel we all have witnessed the light and continual struggle for equality that she has introduced to the environment through her system for a long time. Sending you enjoy and...
    People appear to be more interested in the backstage drama at “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” than the show itself. Ratings for the daytime program — which is facing ongoing allegations of a “toxic” workplace culture — slipped to a series low last month, snagging a 1.0 Live + Same Day household rating for the week ending July 26, according to The Wrap, which noted that it’s a 9% drop from the previous week and a steep -29% fall from the same period in summer 2019. However, it’s worth noting that other talk shows currently in summer reruns have also faced declines, including “Dr. Oz,” which dropped 22%, and “The Real” and “The Doctors,” which are both down 20%. Since...
    Staffers from The Ellen DeGeneres Show held a tense meeting to clear the air and find a way forward after the show found itself in crisis over allegations of an extremely toxic work environment, that Degeneres allegedly helped foment. In recent weeks, former employees of the hit daytime talk show have described a toxic work environment of bullying, sexual misconduct, and even racism, with some alleging that DeGeneres was personally responsible for the chaotic culture. According to an insider who spoke with US Weekly, executive producers Andy Lassner, Mary Connelly, and Derek Westervelt held a call with staffers on Monday to address the media reports and assure staff they wanted them to “have fun at work.” “They said a lot of [the claims are] true and a lot...
    People appear to be more interest in the backstage drama at “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” than the show itself. Ratings for the daytime program — which is facing ongoing allegations of a “toxic” workplace culture — slipped to a series low last month, snagging a 1.0 Live + Same Day household rating for the week ending July 26, according to The Wrap, which noted that it’s a 9% drop from the previous week and a steep -29% fall from the same period in summer 2019. However, it’s worth noting that other talk shows currently in summer reruns have also faced declines, including “Dr. Oz,” which dropped 22%, and “The Real” and “The Doctors,” which are both down 20%. Since its...
    Kevin Hart is lending his help to speak present host Ellen DeGeneres amid experiences that she created a poisonous office atmosphere. “It’s loopy to see my good friend undergo what she’s going by means of publicly,” he wrote on Instagram Tuesday. “I’ve identified Ellen for years and I can truthfully say that she’s one of many dopest individuals on the f–king planet. She has handled my household and my workforce with love and respect from day one. The Web has develop into a loopy world of negativity we’re falling in love with individuals downfall. It’s truthfully unhappy. When did we get right here? I stand by those that I do know and that I like. Wanting ahead to the...
    Kevin Hart is lending his support to talk show host Ellen DeGeneres amid reports that she created a toxic workplace environment. “It’s crazy to see my friend go through what she’s going through publicly,” he wrote on Instagram Tuesday. “I’ve known Ellen for years and I can honestly say that she’s one of the dopest people on the f–king planet. She has treated my family and my team with love and respect from day one. The Internet has become a crazy world of negativity we are falling in love with people downfall. It’s honestly sad. When did we get here? I stand by the ones that I know and that I love. Looking forward to the future when we...
    Kevin Hart is lending his support to talk show host Ellen DeGeneres amid reports that she created a toxic workplace environment. “It’s crazy to see my friend go through what she’s going through publicly,” he wrote on Instagram Tuesday. “I’ve known Ellen for years and I can honestly say that she’s one of the dopest people on the f–king planet. She has treated my family and my team with love and respect from day one. The Internet has become a crazy world of negativity we are falling in love with people downfall. It’s honestly sad. When did we get here? I stand by the ones that I know and that I love. Looking forward to the future when we get...
    After serious reports that Ellen DeGeneres would be canceling her talk show in response to workplace abuse allegations, the comedienne reportedly met with her staff to smooth things over in an effort to forge a better future. According to Us Weekly, producers for “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” held a conference call on Monday with the staff to address the media reports and to announce an internal investigation into the show’s alleged toxic work environment. “They said a lot of [the claims are] true and a lot of it is not true,” a source told the outlet. “They said we are handling everything [and] things will be very different now. … A show that brings so much happiness and fun, it...
    Celebrities are sharing their opinions about Ellen DeGeneres. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for CinemaCon; Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic/Getty Images; Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Celebrities are taking sides on the controversy surrounding Ellen DeGeneres and her talk show "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." Current and former staffers have accused the comedian of mistreating people and fostering a toxic work environment. In the midst of the criticism, individuals like Brad Garrett have shared their own negative sentiments about DeGeneres. Others, like Scooter Braun and Portia de Rossi, have stood up for her and described her upstanding character.  Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Ellen DeGeneres has faced backlash throughout 2020.  Following current and former staffers' claims that the talk show host has mistreated...
    KEVIN Hart has defended his friend Ellen DeGeneres, calling her "one of the dopest people on the planet". Amid ongoing allegations from former staffers that the talk show host is "cold" and has a "toxic" work environment, Kevin said that "this hate s**t" has to stop" and insisted that she had only ever treated his family with "love and respect." 9 Kevin has defended Ellen in a long messageCredit: The Ellen Show Alongside a picture of him with Ellen on her show, he wrote: "It’s crazy to see my friend go thru what she’s going thru publicly (sic.) "I have known Ellen for years and I can honestly say that she’s one of the dopest people on the fucking planet....
    Again to work! Ellen DeGeneres and the employees of her discuss present shall be heading again into manufacturing this week, a supply tells Us Weekly. One week after WarnerMedia introduced they have been launching an investigation into the daytime discuss present following experiences of a poisonous office, the employees and producers had a gathering to deal with all the things. On Monday, August 3, producers addressed the a number of experiences within the media in regards to the 62-year-old comic, assuring The Ellen Degeneres Present employees that they hope everybody can “have enjoyable at work.” Producers Andy Lassner, Mary Connelly and Derek Westervelt have been all on the decision. Over the previous couple of weeks, the present — and its host...
    (CNN)Katy Perry is publicly expressing her support for Ellen DeGeneres.The singer took to social media on Tuesday in the wake of reports of a toxic work environment on DeGeneres' longtime talk show to say that she's only ever had "positive takeaways" with the television host."I know I can't speak for anyone else's experience besides my own but I want to acknowledge that I have only ever had positive takeaways from my time with Ellen & on the @theellenshow," Perry tweeted. "I think we all have witnessed the light & continual fight for equality that she has brought to the world through her platform for decades. Sending you love & a hug, friend @TheEllenShow." Ellen DeGeneres apologizes to staff after report...
    She was the darling of day-time TV speak exhibits — utilizing her deadpan wit and straightforward demeanor to tease the very best out of A-list friends from Jennifer Aniston to Jamie Foxx. Then got here a single tweet March 20 — and Ellen DeGeneres’s rigorously crafted picture as considered one of Hollywood’s nicest comedic powerhouses got here crashing down. Now the as soon as seemingly invincible speak diva is preventing for her skilled life amid tales of racism, bullying, sexual misconduct and basic “toxicity” behind the scenes of NBC’s “The Ellen DeGeneres Present’’ — and spends some day weeping over how shortly her beloved public persona evaporated, sources stated. “She’s been hysterical,’’ a supply who is aware of the...
    Katy Perry and other celebrities have shown their support for Ellen DeGeneres and defended her amid toxic workplace allegations. “I know I can’t speak for anyone else’s experience besides my own but I want to acknowledge that I have only ever had positive takeaways from my time with Ellen [and] on the @theellenshow,” the 35-year-old pop singer tweeted to her millions of followers Tuesday. The comments were noted by Page Six. (RELATED: Ellen DeGeneres Reportedly Thought Accusations Against Her Were Just ‘Sour Grapes’)   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by E! News (@enews) on Aug 4, 2020 at 8:16am PDT “I think we all have witnessed the light [and] continual fight for equality that she...
    Actors Lea Thompson and Brad Garrett backed claims that TV host Elle DeGeneres doesn’t treat people too kindly. Garrett, who has been on DeGeneres’ day-time talk show six times, tweeted about how “horribly” the TV host had treated people, according to a report published Saturday by Page Six. Sorry but it comes from the top ⁦@TheEllenShow Know more than one who were treated horribly by her.⁩ Common knowledge. DeGeneres Sends Emotional Apology to Staff – Variety https://t.co/D0uxOgyyre — Brad Garrett (@RealBradGarrett) July 31, 2020 “Sorry but it comes from the top ⁦@TheEllenShow,” Garrett tweeted. “Know more than one who were treated horribly by her.⁩ Common knowledge.” His tweet was in response to an article about DeGeneres’ alleged apology sent in...
    Ellen DeGeneres’ celebrity friends are defending the talk show host amid reports that she has been “mean” to her staff and others behind the scenes. Katy Perry, who has appeared on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” many times, took to Twitter on Tuesday to show her support. “I know I can’t speak for anyone else’s experience besides my own but I want to acknowledge that I have only ever had positive takeaways from my time with Ellen & on the @theellenshow,” Perry, 35, tweeted. “I think we all have witnessed the light & continual fight for equality that she has brought to the world through her platform for decades. Sending you love & a hug, friend @TheEllenShow.” Many criticized the “Roar”...
    Ellen DeGeneres will return to host the 18th season of her namesake show, NBC reported, as an investigation into claims surrounding the production’s allegedly “toxic workplace environment” rumbled on. The announcement put an end to widespread speculation that Ellen was planning to step away from the show in a bid to recover her personal brand. On July 16, Buzzfeed published an article in which one current employee and 10 former staffers alleged that they had experienced a workplace culture of racism, fear, and intimidation — a far cry from Ellen’s iconic “be kind” mantra. They pointed to senior managers for allowing this behavior. In the wake of the allegations, Ellen was reported to have felt betrayed and expressed a desire...
    The production company behind The Ellen DeGeneres Show has insisted Ellen will return to her talk show in the fall despite 'toxic' workplace claims. The Ellen DeGeneres Show is currently under an internal investigation after employees came forward about experiencing "racism, fear and intimidation” while working there. 5The production company behind The Ellen DeGeneres Show has insisted Ellen will return to her talk showCredit: Getty Images Production company Telepictures confirmed to TODAY that Ellen will return to the stage to host the 18th season of her talk show. Show spokesperson Melissa Little Padgitt confirmed that staff have returned remotely yesterday following their summer hiatus - although crew have yet to return until they plan COVID-19 safety guidelines. And while there was murmurs...
    Hedda Muskat worked on the show when it was first created. Joshua Blanchard/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images/Chris Pizzello/AP In an interview with The Wrap, a former producer of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" described a "culture of fear" on set and called the show's eponymous host "toxic." Hedda Muskat told The Wrap about an incident early on in the show after she was hired in which she said executive producer Ed Glavin screamed at a staff member in front of everybody, and DeGeneres "giggled." "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" is currently under internal investigation by WarnerMedia after allegations of racial discrimination, sexual misconduct, and a toxic work environment from former employees. DeGeneres released a letter of apology to employees, saying...
    Katy took to Twitter to address the drama surrounding the talk show host. Katy Perry has recounted her experiences with Ellen DeGeneres amid the star’s recent controversy after a number of people, including some famous faces such as actor Brad Garrett, accused her of mean behaviour while three members of staff at The Ellen DeGeneres Show were accused of inappropriate behaviour. Katy took to Twitter on Tuesday, August 4, to address the allegations that have dominated the headlines as she made it clear that she was standing behind the comedian. Katy shared two tweets to her account in which she claimed that she’d never had a bad experience with the host whenever she’d been a guest on her show and...