Ellen DeGeneres apologized to the staff of her anonymous daytime talk show after it was revealed that WarnerMedia was conducting an internal investigation following reports of a toxic work environment.
On the first day of our program, I told everyone at our first meeting that the Ellen DeGeneres program would be a place of joy, no one would raise their choices and that everyone would be treated with honour.” Ellen began giving her note to employees on Thursday. Television hired WarnerMedia’s employee relations group to interview current and former employees about their experiences working for the show. The source said Degeneres was not part of the review: “It’s not about them at all.”
Apology To Her Staff
A statement from WarnerMedia on Thursday also indicated that it had completed at least part of the investigation, including interviews with dozens of current and former employees of the program, and that it would lead to some personnel changes. The investigation followed an April report by Variety to expand dissatisfaction among some crew members over a coronavirus pandemic by multiple crew members and an article in Buzzfeed News earlier this month allegedly former employees and a current employee.
Another Buzzfeed News report on Friday said dozens of former employees of the show dismissed allegations of sexual harassment of subordinates of top producers. However, NBC News has not independently confirmed these additional allegations. The former employees, who asked to remain anonymous, said there is no formal procedure for filing complaints about the behaviour. One said that Warner Bros. does not focus on bad practices in the show because it is a huge success.
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DeGeneres said in his note to staff
Some employees said the degeneration themselves weren’t enough of the staff to know what was going on, while others said that he chooses not to be aware. Still, others said that the top producers acted differently and cared for the staff differently when in the presence of the television host. DeGeneres said in his note to staff Thursday: “My name is on the show and I take responsibility for everything we do. And with Warner Bros., we immediately begin an internal investigation and intervene together. Raising, to correct. Problems.”