Australian TV Executive Told Not to ‘Look at Ellen Degeneres’ During Interview While Fans Weigh in Amid Celebrity Reactions

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Ellen DeGeneres and her daytime speak present are scorching matters today amid rising complaints a couple of “toxic work environment.” The accusations have gone from unhealthy to worse with celebrities including their two cents and followers taking sides. A former TV government revealed his expertise whereas rumors of an Ellen Show alternative run rampant. Here’s what we all know.

Ellen DeGeneres addressed allegations

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After months of complaints in opposition to The Ellen DeGeneres Show’s working circumstances, the daytime speak present host launched a press release. According to The Hollywood Reporter, DeGeneres despatched a letter to her workers, addressing allegations of misconduct on the set.

The letter acknowledged that DeGeneres wished the present to be “a place of happiness,” and “I am disappointed to learn that this has not been the case. And for that, I am sorry.”

Aside from the investigation WarnerMedia is conducting, DeGeneres mentioned after she discovered of the complaints, “we immediately began an internal investigation and we are taking steps, together, to correct the issues.”

While DeGeneres took accountability partially, a lot of the apology pointed to surrounding workers, resembling executives answerable for the day-to-day operations which, she mentioned, didn’t adhere to her “standard of conduct.”

This is available in gentle of extra data sexual misconduct complaints concerning the manager producer, Ed Glavin. THR reported he will probably be let go.

“Once he’s out, it will be like a new day,” a supply instructed the outlet, including others could lose their jobs as nicely.

“That will now change, and I’m committed to ensuring this does not happen again,” she added in her memo. She can also be “learning that people who work with me and for me are speaking on my behalf and misrepresenting who I am, and that has to stop.”

In addition, she’s going to work to “to do my part in continuing to push myself and everyone around me to learn and grow. She concluded saying, “I’m so sorry to anyone who didn’t have that experience.”

It needs to be famous that the feedback on The Ellen Show‘s Instagram posts have been disabled.

TV government particulars ‘bizarre’ encounter with DeGeneres and workers

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Along with the various worker complaints in opposition to DeGeneres, the Australian radio present host (and former Australian Today Show co-host), Neil Breen, claims he wasn’t allowed to work together together with her when she appeared on his program in 2013.

According to an interview for 4BC (by way of Daily Mail), Breen’s directions from DeGeneres’ workers have been excessive saying DeGeneres’ “people dictated everything — from seating to lighting, to how the interview would work.”

‘The producer called us aside and said, ‘Now Neil, no one is to talk to Ellen. You don’t speak to her, you don’t strategy her, you don’t take a look at her,”‘ he mentioned. 

‘”She’ll are available in, she’ll sit down, she’ll speak to Richard after which Ellen will depart’. And I kind of mentioned, ‘Are you fair dinkum? I can’t take a look at her?’ I discovered the entire thing weird,’” he added.

Breen additionally claimed DeGeneres’ workers laughed so loud at her jokes he needed to ask them to cool down for the recording.

“I have no idea whether she’s a nice person or not, I wouldn’t have a clue,” he mentioned. ‘But I can tell you the people who work with her walked on eggshells the whole time. We’re there to do an interview to advertise what she’s doing, however you may’t take a look at her? Someone get actual.”

Brad Garett, Lea Thompson, and extra celebrities help claims, followers have blended reactions

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On July 31, Everybody Loves Raymond star, Brad Garrett, tweeted that The Ellen Show‘s mistreatment of its workers and friends is “common knowledge.”

“Sorry but it comes from the top ⁦@TheEllenShow Know more than one who were treated horribly by her.⁩ Common knowledge,” he tweeted.

Garrett, who has been a visitor on the present quite a few instances, was backed by actress, Lea Thompson who tweeted, “True story. It is.”

Fans have blended reactions to the whole state of affairs with some siding with DeGeneres and others condemning her. However, lots of Ellen Show followers discover irony in celebrities tweeting in opposition to DeGeneres.

“Kindness was letting you on the show to promote stuff out of friendship it is not like she needed you the 6 times you appeared. Don’t you just love people who kick others when they are down. If you weren’t the one treated poorly then stop adding to the drama,” one fan commented.

“This is rich coming from you…when I worked at Disneyland in 2007 you came up to my ride (Indiana Jones Adventure) and said “let me though (the exit), I’m a celebrity.” In probably the most snobbiest tone I’ve ever heard anybody communicate,” one other shared.

“I may be the minority in this thinking but I don’t believe she treats her on-air guests in a nice light either. The way she takes jabs and shots for comic relief sits uneasy with me a bit,” one other said.

“@RealBradGarrett the articles mentioned that you were a guest on her show 6 times. I’m just curious why you would continue to be a guest on the show that many times if all the toxic information was common knowledge,” this fan added.

James Corden tapped to be DeGeneres’ alternative

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With all The Ellen Show information spiraling uncontrolled, rumors of DeGeneres’ exit have surfaced with one title tapped to be her alternative: The Late Late Show host, James Corden.

So far, neither Corden nor DeGeneres have responded to the rumors. However, a Reddit AMA hosted by Corden and producers exhibits there could also be one other aspect to his on-air character, too. The questions for Corden are brutal. But once more, nothing has been confirmed on Corden’s behalf.

The information about DeGeneres, Corden, and the way forward for The Ellen Show remains to be growing. Only time will inform the way it all performs out.

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