Ellen DeGeneres is hosting her show from her Montecito, California home and the viewers are totally fine with the work from the home version of the show. Amidst all that, it was recently that a few former employees, as well as one of the current one of The Ellen DeGeneres show, came forward with complaints of the toxic work environment. The employees spoke with BuzzFeed anonymously and levelled accusations at executive producers and senior managers of the show. Now, as per the latest reports, Warner Brothers has launched an internal investigation. Read On
According to reports in Variety and The Hollywood Reporter, a memo was sent out the employees of The Ellen DeGeneres show. The report stated that the memo was emailed to employees of Ellen’s show last week. As per the report, the memo stated that Warner Bros. Will be interviewing every staff member. The report stated that the company will be interviewing the current and former staff and will question them regarding their experience on the sets of The Ellen DeGeneres show. As per the report in Variety, the interviews will be conducted by WarnerMedia's employee relations group and an not mentioned ‘third party firm.’
Meanwhile, no allegations of misconduct were made against talk show Ellen DeGeneres by former employees, but one staff member came forward and stated that as it’s Ellen’s show, she must take responsibility of the workplace environment. The ex-employee said, “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."
Talking about the report published by BuzzFeed News, one current and 10 former staff members spoke anonymously about the toxic work environment and opened up on how it affected them. Also Read: The Ellen Show’s Former Employees Reveal They Faced Racism, Fear, Intimidation: ‘That ‘Be Kind’ Bullsh*T Only Happens When Cameras Are On’
On the other hand, while the internal investigation begins soon, it was recently that Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi’s home was robbed, read it HERE.
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