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‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ Is Under Internal Investigation The bubbly daytime talk show with a “Be kind” ethos faces accusations of toxic workplace behavior off set, including firings of staff who took medical or bereavement leave as well as racist comments.
July 28, 2020.6:03 PM ET. The Ellen DeGeneres Show is under internal investigation by WarnerMedia following a series of allegations of racism, workplace intimidation and other mistreatment made by employees of the popular daytime talk show.
A person familiar with the situation confirmed to NPR on Tuesday that WarnerMedia has begun an investigation into complaints of toxic workplace behavior behind the scenes at the show.