Ellen DeGeneres on the Set

Ellen DeGeneres may not be the most popular talk show host among her many, many employees these days.

But the comedian somehow remains a favorite among a much larger constituent:

The people.

On Sunday night, the embattled celebrity took to the stage inside Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California, in order to accept the People’s Choice Awards for Daytime Talk Show of 2020.

She tried to sound as magnanimous as possible in the process, too.

“I am not only accepting this award for myself; I’m accepting it on behalf of my amazing crew, my amazing staff, who make this show possible,” DeGeneres said.

In a vacuum, this would be a normal and not very notable thing for an award recipent to say.

However, Ellen’s message has gone viral because it follows several months’ worth of negative headlines during which the heretofore Queen of Nice was seemingly exposed as The Queen of Mean.

In July, for example, many ex-staffers spoke to Buzzfeed News and exposed what they described as a toxic work environment on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

They cited the aggressive, sexist and flat-out cruel behavior of multiple executive producers at the time.

Since this report came out, the producers have been fired.

And Ellen has tried to pick up …read more

Source:: The Hollywood Gossip


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