Ex-Ellen DeGeneres Show staffer compares office to Meryl Streep’s The Devil Wears Prada film&
Washington: A former digicam assistant on The Ellen DeGeneres Show has claimed behind the scenes is just not a lot totally different than the poisonous work surroundings depicted within the movie The Devil Wears Prada, based on a report. As per Page Six, the girl, who spoke anonymously with Australian radio present Stav, Abby and Matt, joined a refrain of staffers talking out in regards to the office’s tradition, claiming that staff solely put up with it for the sake of their resume.
The ex-staffer stated, “It’s kind of like ‘The Devil Wears Prada.’ Everyone is trying to make it to the [end of a] year,” referring to the Meryl Streep movie during which the star performs a demanding journal editor, who was typically merciless to her assistants.
“It’s just a badge of honour to have that and have it on your resume.” The ex-worker claimed they typically labored 10-hour days on the present — however added the issues had been “more than that.” She stated, “It’s basic rights; being paid overtime, water on a hot day. If you ask for that, you’re told, well, there’s the door.”
Page Six reported that the opposite former staffers have additionally not too long ago spoken out in opposition to the 62-year-old star DeGeneres and her present, claiming she did nothing to intervene in a poisonous tradition. Some of the staffers have alleged there was racism and sexual misconduct on the a part of the present’s senior-level staffers.
The TV present host addressed the office allegations in a memo to workers, saying she was “sorry” and promising to make adjustments. WarnerMedia has since launched an official investigation to the present with help from a third-party agency.