Heard all of it earlier than. Lea Thompson is backing Brad Garrett‘s allegations that Ellen DeGeneres has a observe document of mistreatment on her daytime discuss present.
“Sorry but it surely comes from the highest @TheEllenShow,” the Everyone Loves Raymond alum, 60, tweeted on Friday, July 31. “[I] know a couple of [person] who had been [sic] handled horribly by her. Frequent information.”
The Again to the Future actress, 59, tweeted in response, “True story. It’s.”
Earlier this month, WarnerMedia launched an inside investigation into The Ellen DeGeneres Present after BuzzFeed Information reported that 10 former staff claimed they skilled racism, worry and intimidation whereas engaged on the acclaimed discuss present.
DeGeneres, 62, addressed the poisonous work atmosphere allegations in a letter to her workers on Thursday, July 30.
“On day one among our present, I instructed everybody in our first assembly that The Ellen DeGeneres Present could be a spot of happiness – nobody would ever elevate their voice, and everybody could be handled with respect,” she wrote within the letter obtained by Us Weekly. “Clearly, one thing modified, and I’m upset to be taught that this has not been the case. And for that, I’m sorry. Anybody who is aware of me is aware of it’s the alternative of what I consider and what I hoped for our present.”
She added, “I promise to do my half in persevering with to push myself and everybody round me to be taught and develop. It’s necessary to me and to Warner Bros. that everybody who has one thing to say can communicate up and feels secure doing so.”
Later that day, one other BuzzFeed Information report alleged sexual misconduct by the present’s head author and government producer Kevin Leman, government producer Ed Glavin and co-executive producer Jonathan Norman.
Leman, 42, and Norman have each denied the alleged misconduct. Glavin, for his half, has not publicly addressed the claims, however Selection reported on Thursday that he’s anticipated to step down from his place.
A supply instructed Us in Might that DeGeneres was “on the finish of her rope” with rumors that she’s imply to her workers behind-the-scenes of Ellen.
“She thought this was all simply bitter grapes from just a few haters,” the insider mentioned on the time. “Nevertheless it’s not a passing factor — the hits simply maintain coming.”
A second supply instructed Us on Friday that staffers are “freaking out as they worry Ellen will give up or that the present will probably be cancelled.”
The insider added, “The present feels accomplished. It’s going to be very arduous to show this round.”
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