Ellen DeGeneres Embarrassed a Guest on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ for Stealing

by Jeremy Spirogis
Ellen DeGeneres

Those who’ve stored up with Ellen DeGeneres know she’s in sizzling water for what her staffers have stated about working below her producers on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. And some people claimed DeGeneres additionally isn’t probably the most real of present hosts.

Now, we’re trying again at some outdated interviews. And it appears there’s one incident with an viewers member that some followers aren’t so positive ought to’ve occurred. Here’s what went down and why followers are uncomfortable now.

Ellen DeGeneres is below hearth after staffers slammed ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ manufacturing

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DeGeneres was in for a impolite awakening when workers from her discuss present took to Buzzfeed to elucidate their unfavourable experiences with manufacturing. According to a few of the workers, the pinnacle producers participated in a poisonous office tradition. And those that labored for the present additionally allegedly would get into hassle once they tried to take days off for medical or bereavement causes.

“If she wants to have her own show and have her name on the show title, she needs to be more involved to see what’s going on,” a former worker informed Buzzfeed News. “I think the executive producers surround her and tell her, ‘Things are going great, everybody’s happy,’ and she just believes that, but it’s her responsibility to go beyond that.”

Since the allegations, DeGeneres has fired three of her head producers and promised to enhance her office setting. But it’s actually all had an impact on how followers really feel.

DeGeneres as soon as embarrassed a visitor on her present for stealing

Now, many are trying again at outdated interviews and moments on The Ellen DeGeneres Show — and there are fairly a number of that don’t sit nicely with followers. A couple of years again on season 14, DeGeneres arrange a hidden digital camera close to a desk of discuss present swag for followers. DeGeneres put up an indication saying followers might take one merchandise every — however the digital camera footage confirmed one fan taking approach a couple of piece of swag.

DeGeneres then known as out the fan who took greater than her justifiable share.

“You’re the kind of person, like when you go trick-or-treating and nobody’s home, you don’t just take … you take the bowl. You just walk away,” DeGeneres famous — and the viewers laughed. “Sorry, that’s embarrassing. But let that be a lesson to you. You think nobody’s watching you, and you just need to be a good person.” DeGeneres then instructed the fan to sit down in “Ellen jail” to the facet of the stage.

As for why the fan took extra merchandise than instructed, she stated her sister couldn’t attend the present and he or she needed to convey again memorabilia. To that, DeGeneres famous, “A lot of peoples’ sisters couldn’t come.”

Fans suppose DeGeneres went too far

The viewers member who took greater than her share appeared to chortle off the incident, however many followers didn’t really feel too snug with how far DeGeneres’ jokes went. They took to the feedback of the video to precise their disappointment.

“Wow, that’s gross,” one fan commented. “So basically she set this entire thing up, just so she’d find someone that stole, just so she could publicly humiliate and bully them while she sadistically smiles. This is sadism. She’s happy, she orchestrated this entire thing. It’s gross. Such a garbage person.”

“If that was me, I would be on the verge of tears and I’d probably leave to go cry instead of sitting on the chair,” one other commented.

“The part that pisses me off is when she tells her she needs to be a good person,” one other wrote. “I think a good person wouldn’t be humiliating an audience member on public television. Classless.”

We’re unsure if DeGeneres discovered from this expertise. But we’re hoping she retains these feedback in thoughts for the longer term.

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