“If you think Ellen would knowingly allow bullying or racism on her show, you don’t know my sister,” Vance DeGeneres wrote on Twitter.
Tony Okungbowa, who was the resident DJ on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" for several years, has spoken up about the recent workplace misconduct allegations on the talk show, saying he experienced "toxicity" on the set. Okungbowa shared his thoughts in an Instagram post on Tuesday, saying he stands with his former co-workers who have spoken […]
Kevin Hart is showing his support for Ellen DeGeneres amid the scandal surrounding her daytime talk show.
"If more allegations arise or more celebrities come forward, she could be totally culturally 'cancelled,'" says crisis PR expert David E. Johnson.
Brandi Carlile and Nacho Figueras are also among the first stars to publicly support DeGeneres.
"The Ellen DeGeneres Show" will not be canceled, following multiple reports of toxic working conditions from former employees.
Lea Thompson agrees with Brad Garrett that Ellen DeGeneres is fostering a toxic work environment on the set of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”“Sorry but it comes from the top @TheEllenShow,” Garrett, who starred on “Everybody Loves Raymond,” tweeted Thursday, calling out the DeGeneres after several former employees came out to describe mistreatment behind-the-scenes and DeGeneres offered an emotional apology. “Know more than one who were treated horribly by her. Common knowledge.”“True story. It is,” Thompson, whose credits include “Back to the Future” and “Some Kind of Wonderful,” responded Friday.Also Read: 3 'Ellen DeGeneres Show' Executive Producers Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Former EmployeesOn Friday, Scooter Braun, record executive and manager of clients like Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande, took to Instagram to defend DeGeneres, saying people “love to take shots.”“People love to take shots. They love to see people fall. How quickly so many forget. How easy it is to stay quiet when it doesn’t effect [sic] them,” Braun wrote in an Instagram post. “[DeGeneres] is a kind, thoughtful, courageous human being who stands for what is right and highlights on her show the best of us. She has helped change the views for equality all around the country and the world. She doesn’t do what is popular she does what is right.”He added, “Today I’m sending love out to her. I know first hand how much she helps others both when we are all watching and when we are not. @theellenshow thank you for all you do and keep your head held high.”According to BuzzFeed News in an article from July 17, 10 former employees and one current “Ellen” staffer — who all asked to remain anonymous — detailed instances of the negative culture at the show, including “microaggressions” toward an employee of color and occasions where individuals were fired for taking time off to attend funerals or due to medical problems.Also Read: Ellen DeGeneres Apologizes to Staff Over Workplace Culture, 'Staffing Changes' PromisedIn a letter to employees obtained by TheWrap, DeGeneres vowed to “correct the issues.”WarnerMedia also issued a statement on Thursday promising “several staffing changes, along with appropriate measures to address the issues that have been raised.” Reps for Warner Bros. declined to provide specific details on the nature and extent of the personnel changes.Earlier this week, executives from Telepictures, which produces the show, and distributor Warner Bros. TV announced that WarnerMedia’s employee relations group and a third-party firm would conduct the investigation into the accusations.Three executive producers at “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” have since been accused of sexual misconduct by former employees in a story published by BuzzFeed News late Thursday.In the article, multiple individuals who previously worked on the daytime talk show — who asked to remain anonymous for fear of retribution — detailed incidents of harassment and sexual misconduct they say they experienced with head writer and executive producer Kevin Leman, executive producer Ed Glavin, and co-executive producer Jonathan Norman.Representatives for DeGeneres and the show have not yet responded to TheWrap’s request for comment.Read original story Lea Thompson Backs Brad Garrett, Says ‘True Story’ That Ellen DeGeneres Has Treated Guests ‘Horribly’ At TheWrap
Ellen DeGeneres’s apology to her talk show staffers over workplace toxicity allegations hasn’t stopped new ones from surfacing — or further criticism of the show host.
Australian radio host Neil Breen recalls "bizarre" encounter with DeGeneres and her producers.
"The Ellen DeGeneres Show" has become the subject of an internal investigation by WarnerMedia following numerous accounts of workplace problems on the long-running daytime series, Variety has learned. Executives from show producer Telepictures and distributor Warner Bros. Television sent a memo to staffers last week saying they have engaged WBTV-owner WarnerMedia's employee relations group and […]
The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office said Thursday that Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi's home was the target of a burglary on July 4.
One current and 10 former employees spoke to Buzzfeed News about their alleged experiences working on set of Ellen DeGeneres' eponymous daytime talk show.
Celebrities are joining the fight to bring justice to Breonna Taylor's family.
The CNN newsman talks about coming out in 2012 — why he waited so long and how it changed his life for the better.
"The message of a strong unit is really important and beautiful," the Oscar-nominated actress tells Ellen DeGeneres
Nikkie de Jager shares details about her appearance on 'The Ellen Show,' and how it taught her 'don't meet your idols.'
Crew members from Ellen DeGeneres’ long-running daytime talk show are distressed and outraged over their treatment from top producers amid the coronavirus pandemic, numerous insiders affiliated with the series told Variety. The core stage crew for “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” consisting of more than 30 employees, received no written communication about the status of their […]
The outspoken comedian say stars complaining about self-isolating from their mansions should shut up.