Ellen vows to talk about toxic workplace allegations in show's return

09 Septembre, 2020, 14:52 | Auteur: Christine Menetries
  • Rumours Of Ellen's Rude Behaviour Have Also Emerged

Ellen DeGeneres poses in the press room at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards on January 5, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif. DeGeneres says she'll be ready to talk when her daytime show returns this month after a staff shake-up prompted by allegations of a toxic workplace.

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Ellen DeGeneres says she'll be ready to talk when her daytime show returns this month after a staff shake-up prompted by allegations of a toxic workplace.

"And, yes, we're gonna talk about it", DeGeneres said in a statement announcing the show's September 21, 2020, start of its 18th season. "I can't wait to get back to work and back to our studio. And, yes, we're gonna talk about it", DeGeneres said in a press release obtained by USA Today Tuesday.

She and her crew left the studio in March (20) as the coronavirus crisis began.

The chat show veteran has promised to start upon the allegations, that were plagued her threatened to finish her TV career.

The very first month's record of high-profile visitors reads just like rebuttal to queries regarding the way DeGeneres and her series are perceived from the sector amid the controversy which cut from the host kindly picture. Meanwhile, Kerry Washington, Alec Baldwin and Chrissy Teigen are set to appear as guests in the first few episodes.

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The "it" is thought to allude to allegations of sexual misconduct, racism and workplace bullying behind the scenes of DeGeneres' show.

Following the axing of three top-level producers, DeGeneres' DJ tWitch has been promoted to co-executive producer and will also serve as a guest host, according to Deadline.

The Warner Bros. studio had also conducted an internal review of worker complaints. The people making the claims were not identified.

DeGeneres apologetically addressed more than 200 staff virtually in mid-August, verging on tears as she told the staff she was "not perfect" and acknowledged that the show's leaders were not as sensitive as they should have been.

"At a July announcement, Warner Bros. stated parent firm WarnerMedia's investigation showed what it predicted" some defects in the series's daily direction".

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