Ellen DeGeneres apologizes to staff after reporting a toxic crop on the talk show

Ellen DeGeneres apologizes to staff after reporting a toxic crop on the talk show

DeGeneres sent an email to employees of the “Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Thursday, which was first reported by Variety. CNN has confirmed the content of the note with a current employee.
In the letter, DeGeneres says she is “disappointed” after reports from BuzzFeed in which current and former staff members alleged that they faced intimidation and racism.

“On the first day of our show, I told everyone at the first meeting that ‘Ellen DeGeneres Show’ would be a place of happiness: no one would raise their voices and everyone would be treated with respect. Obviously, something changed., And I’m “I’m disappointed to learn that it hasn’t been like that. And that’s why I’m sorry. Anyone who knows me knows that it’s the opposite of what I think and what I expected from our show,” DeGeneres wrote in part.

DeGeneres confirms that the program’s distributor, Warner Bros. Television, which is owned by CNN’s parent company, WarnerMedia, has launched an internal investigation.

“Along with Warner Bros., we immediately began an internal investigation and are taking steps together to correct the problems. As we have grown exponentially, I have not been able to be at the forefront of everything and trust others to do their I knew I would like them. “Of course they don’t. That will change now and I am committed to it not happening again,” he said.

A WarnerMedia statement released Thursday stated, “Warner Bros. and Ellen DeGeneres take very recently the recent allegations around the show’s workplace culture,” the statement said. “We hoped to determine the validity and scope of the published allegations and understand the full breadth of the show’s day-to-day culture.”

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