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  • ‘Ellen Show’ employees among those laid off from WarnerMedia

    11/11/2020 8:58:06 AM PST · by marcusmaximus · 13 replies
    Daily Press ^ | 11/10/2020 | Joseph Wilkinson
    Employees with “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” were axed Tuesday during mass layoffs at WarnerMedia. At least 17 of the show’s 80 digital platform employees were laid off Tuesday, Buzzfeed News reported. DeGeneres' show includes additional online content, known as Ellen Digital Ventures, where the layoffs were concentrated. “I obviously am as heartbroken as everybody, but we have to know that this is all for the good of EDV, and we need to keep this going because we have such a great team and we believe in y’all,” DeGeneres told employees in a video call, according to Buzzfeed News. “I know...
  • EXCLUSIVE: 'She treated us like we were nothing.' Ellen DeGeneres ran household like boot camp, tormenting workers over misplaced salt shakers, 'taking pleasure' in firings and 'laying traps' like matchsticks to test employees, ex staffer claims

    09/08/2020 11:36:05 AM PDT · by C19fan · 70 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | September 8, 2020 | Ben Ashford
    Ellen DeGeneres ran her household like a military-style boot camp, barking orders, tormenting employees over tiny errors and 'taking pleasure' in firing people, a former staffer has told Life behind the scenes at the comedian's California mansion was every bit as traumatic as the alleged 'toxic culture' on her show, our insider claims in an exclusive interview. Workers were hit with an itemized daily list of trifling gripes from serving food in the wrong bowl, leaving the salt shaker in the wrong place or failing to ensure DeGeneres' latte was frothed the way she liked it.
  • Ellen DeGeneres Accused Of Fat-Shaming Boy In the '70s

    08/24/2020 3:51:06 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 48 replies
    Blast ^ | 8/7/2020 | Emily Reily
    A man claims that when he was 11 in the '70s, Ellen DeGeneres, then in her 20s, would call him names and bully and fat-shame him when she worked as a recruiter in New Orleans.(snip) Gravolet says DeGeneres worked at Snelling Personnel in the New Orleans branch, a company owned by Gravolet's mother.(snip) Gravolet says the comedian was "was just the meanest, nastiest, most horrible person." He told "Daily Mail TV": "One incident stands out in my mind. I was sitting beside her desk. I was drawing, and she criticized the drawings. She said 'I guess that would look nice...
  • 'Ellen DeGeneres Show' ‘parted ways’ with 3 executive producers in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations

    08/18/2020 12:26:30 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 14 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 17 2020 | Nate Day
    Three executive producers are out at "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" after accusations of sexual misconduct and fostering a poor work environment. A spokesperson for Warner Bros. confirmed to Fox News on Monday that executive producers Ed Glavin and Kevin Leman and co-executive producer Jonathan Norman "have parted ways with" the show. It appears that Mary Connelly, Andy Lassner and Derek Westervelt will remain as producers alongside Ellen DeGeneres. According to Variety, the staff of "Ellen" was given the news during a meeting on Monday, at which, the 62-year-old comedian is said to have spoken via video conference call.
  • EXCLUSIVE: Former waitress tells how Ellen DeGeneres tried to get her suspended for having chipped NAIL POLISH, the talk show host going out of her way to email restaurant boss to complain about the server's manicure

    08/07/2020 9:44:14 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 60 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | August 07 2020 | JOSH BOSWELL
    Ellen DeGeneres tried to get a server suspended for having chipped nail polish, the former waitress claims. Chris Farah, now a comedian and actress, said she was working as a server at Los Angeles vegan restaurant Real Food Daily in 2014 when she waited on Ellen and her wife at brunch. Farah, 35, said the meal went off without a hitch. But one week later, the chat show star emailed the restaurant owner complaining that Farah's nail polish was chipped, resulting in her bosses trying to suspend her for two weeks, the actress claimed.
  • Former ‘Ellen’ Producer Insists Ellen DeGeneres Was Responsible for the Toxic Work Environment

    08/04/2020 12:36:19 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 72 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 03 2020 | BEN KEW
    A former producer for The Ellen DeGeneres show claims the host was well aware of the toxic work environment outlined in a series of recent investigations by BuzzFeed News, and was to some extent even responsible for it. A veteran of various successful talk shows, Hedda Muskat was recruited by executive producer Andy Lassner back in 2003 when the show was still in development. Yet according to Muskat, DeGeneres was responsible for the toxic work environment involving racial discrimination and sexual misconduct that has now been alleged. “I had never seen this before,” Muskat told The Wrap. “I had never...
  • Is Ellen Degenerate connected to Jeffrey Epstein?

    If not, why does her stage set look like his island?
  • Ellen DeGeneres' show in turmoil after allegations of sexual harassment, racism and a toxic work environment

    08/01/2020 4:03:43 AM PDT · by rintintin · 26 replies
    CBS News ^ | Jul 31 2020 | CBS News
    Several former employees of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" have alleged that they experienced a hostile work environment based on a culture of sexual harassment and misconduct. Jamie Yuccas reports.: VIDEO
  • Cancel Culture Still Circling Ellen for Friendship with President Bush

    07/31/2020 5:34:20 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies ^ | July 31, 2020 | Gary Schneeberger
    Ellen DeGeneres may not be able to dance her way out of this one. America’s talk show sweetheart is under a fusillade of fire for the alleged “toxic” work environment of her beloved, 12-time-Emmy-winning daytime series. It’s getting so bad for her, one branding expert said a few days ago that the accusations against the show could bring an “apocalyptic ending to her TV career.” And what has she been accused of? Something as abusive, and illegal, as what toppled Bill Cosby or Harvey Weinstein? No. The producers of the show responsible for its day-to-day operation have been called out...
  • Ellen DeGeneres investigation could end TV career, brand expert says

    07/30/2020 1:30:04 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 85 replies
    Fox13 ^ | 7/29/20
    <p>"The Ellen DeGeneres Show" is currently under internal investigation by its parent company WarnerMedia after a number of "toxic work environment" allegations have gone public.</p> <p>In a report from Buzzfeed News, one current and 10 former staff members claimed to be victims of bullying and racism.</p>
  • Ellen DeGeneres has told executives she’s ready to ‘shut down show’: reports

    07/31/2020 8:46:14 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 53 replies ^ | AUGUST 1, 2020 12:32PM | Bronte Coy
    Ellen DeGeneres is reportedly ready to call it quits on her show amid mounting pressure and a storm of negative publicity around toxic workplace allegations. According to the Daily Mail, the host, 62, has told executives at TelePictures and Warner Bros that she’s had enough and wants to walk away. “She feels she can’t go on and the only way to recover her personal brand from this is to shut down the show,” a source told the publication. “The truth is she knew what was going on, it’s her show. The buck stops with her. She can blame every executive...
  • Ellen Show crew claim that she turned a blind eye to sexual harassment and bullying by top producers as she apologizes to staff amid probe into 'toxic culture' and hints she will fire people

    07/31/2020 3:26:30 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 14 replies
    Former staffers who once worked on The Ellen DeGeneres Show believe the host knew that several of her senior showrunners and producers were alleged to have committed sexual misconduct against junior-level employees. Three dozen employees of the successful daytime talk show have alleged that senior executives who work behind the scenes at the show groped and kissed staffers, solicited one of them for oral sex, and were ‘handsy with women.' The bombshell allegations published by BuzzFeed News late on Thursday came hours after it was revealed that DeGeneres, the $50million-a-year queen of daytime television, apologized to staff over allegations the...
  • The Ellen DeGeneres Show Is Reportedly Under Internal Investigation After Workplace Complaints

    07/27/2020 5:13:52 PM PDT · by John W · 38 replies
    People ^ | July 26, 2020 | Natalie Stone
    Ellen DeGeneres' acclaimed talk show is reportedly under internal review following multiple allegations from former staffers about the talk show's workplace environment. According to reports from Variety and The Hollywood Reporter, both published Monday, The Ellen DeGeneres Show will undergo an internal investigation by WarnerMedia. Reps for The Ellen DeGeneres Show and Warner Bros. Television declined to comment when reached by PEOPLE. A rep for DeGeneres did not immediately return PEOPLE's request for comment. Telepictures and Warner Bros. TV executives sent a memo to Ellen Show staffers last week announcing they have engaged WarnerMedia’s employee relations group and a third...
  • ‘Ellen DeGeneres Show’ Ex-Employees Allege Toxic Work Culture

    07/17/2020 10:47:38 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 17 2020 | DAVID NG
    The Ellen DeGeneres Show has come under attack by several former employees who claim that the long-running daytime talk show is hiding a toxic work culture where people are mistreated and fired for taking medical leave and bereavement days. “That ‘be kind’ bullshit only happens when the cameras are on. It’s all for show,” one former employee told BuzzFeed News. “I know they give money to people and help them out, but it’s for show.” BuzzFeed News said it spoke to to one current and ten former employees on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, all of whom asked to remain anonymous,...
  • 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' ratings crash to record low as the 'mean and cold' host gets caught in more scandals

    07/14/2020 3:29:27 PM PDT · by Right_Wing_Madman · 75 replies
    MEAWW ^ | 23 June 2020 | Pritha Paul
    Will 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' get canceled? All signs seem to point to the possibility as the long-running talk show continues to drop in ratings following scandalous rumors about the host, whom both guests, as well as employees on her show, have accused of being "mean." According to TVNewsCheck, the show has recently plummeted to an all-time low when it comes to ratings. As the 62-year-old talk show host refuses to address the rumors against her, the ratings of DeGeneres's show reportedly fell 14% as the latest Season 17 recorded a low viewership of 1.2, which put her show behind...
  • A Seinfeld Revival Is "Possible," Jerry Seinfeld Says

    02/14/2018 6:46:23 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 38 replies
    E! ^ | February 13, 2018 | Chris Harnick
    The saying goes, "Never say never," and despite saying never in the past, it seems Jerry Seinfeld may be changing his tune about a Seinfeld reboot/revival. When Seinfeld stopped by The Ellen DeGeneres Show to discuss Comedians in Cards Getting Coffee, which will feature Ellen DeGeneres, the talk show host asked Seinfeld about the recent uptake in sitcom revivals. "All these sitcoms are having a resurgence," DeGeneres says. "Roseanne is doing it, I heard Murphy Brown—is that really true, Murphy Brown is doing it?" "Murphy Brown? And Candice Bergen is coming back?" Seinfeld asks. "I think I know where you're...
  • Ellen DeGeneres is 'at the end of her rope' following allegations of mean behavior: report

    05/14/2020 7:47:23 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 106 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 14 2020 | Melissa Roberto
    Ellen DeGeneres is struggling with the recent string of accusations from staffers and show guests claiming she's not nice, according to a new report. “Ellen is at the end of her rope,” an insider told Us Weekly. The daytime talk show host, 62, apparently didn't anticipate so many speaking out against her.
  • Ellen DeGeneres isn’t as nice as she wants you to believe, insiders confess

    05/09/2020 11:44:15 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 72 replies
    NY Post ^ | May 09 2020
    “The stories are all true!” said a former “Ellen DeGeneres Show” staffer of recent reports that the richest comedian in the world is also, allegedly, one of the rudest. “Is she always nice? No,” said the former staffer. “It irritates me that people think she’s all sweetness and light and she gets away with it.” Lately, DeGeneres, 62, who famously tells viewers to “be kind” at the end of her show, hasn’t been getting away with it.
  • Pro-Abortion Actress Rages on Ellen: Parents Who Won't 'Transition' Kids Feel They Are 'Disposable’

    05/05/2020 6:19:16 PM PDT · by Morgana · 29 replies
    mrcNewsbusters ^ | May 4, 2020 | Kristine Marsh
    On Ellen DeGeneres’s daytime talk show Monday, the liberal comedian brought on celebrity couple, actress Gabrielle Union and retired NBA star Dwyane Wade, to praise them for their “supportive” decision to “transition” their pre-teen son into a girl. Along the way, the host and actress had some harsh words for parents who don’t share their same trendy views on parenting. Although Wade appeared later in the show, Union began the interview talking with Ellen. While lavishing praise on the couple’s decision to let their 12-year-old change genders, DeGeneres encouraged the actress to bash less woke parents as heartless monsters who...
  • Ellen DeGeneres faces another allegation of cold demeanor following series of spats

    04/21/2020 7:52:49 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 52 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 21 2020 | Melissa Roberto
    A Dutch beauty blogger who had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to appear on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" is the latest to call out the daytime host for her cold demeanor. Nikkie de Jager, a beauty influencer who runs YouTube channel "NikkieTutorials," was flown out to Los Angeles earlier this year to be interviewed by Ellen DeGeneres to discuss the courageous moment she came out as transgender on the video platform. De Jager spoke about the experience with Dutch publication &C, where she revealed the meeting with the TV personality wasn't as enjoyable as she imagined.