Now, there’s an thought! Howard Stern gave Ellen DeGeneres some fairly sound recommendation after accusations surfaced of office misconduct behind-the-scenes at The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
“You know what I’d do if I used to be Ellen?” Stern, 66, requested on his SiriusXM radio show on Monday, August 10. “I’d change my complete picture. I’d go on the air and be a son of a bitch … individuals would come on and (I’d) go, ‘F–okay you.’ Just be a prick.”
Although Stern wasn’t completely severe, he admitted he’s socialized with the Finding Nemo alum, 62, a variety of occasions, and located her to be very nice. That being mentioned, he made it clear he has no thought what it’s wish to work for her. He went on to advise DeGeneres to work issues out along with her workers, however prompt she check out a brand new persona. “So you assume I’m a prick? I’m going to show you precisely,” Stern reiterated.
The shock jock is simply one of many many celebrities who’ve spoken out after DeGeneres and her producers have been accused of office misconduct in a July 19 Buzzfeed News article. The exposé particulars the experiences of a number of former workers of The Ellen DeGeneres Show who claimed they felt fearful whereas engaged on set and a few even encountered acts of racism. Although they defined the “poisonous” work setting was perpetuated by high-ranking workers and never DeGeneres herself, they mentioned she is in the end in charge.
Shortly after the article was printed, Variety confirmed that WarnerMedia launched an investigation into the claims. On July 30, DeGeneres broke her silence and addressed the allegations in a letter to her workers, promising to make sure “this doesn’t occur once more” within the memo obtained by Us Weekly.
DeGeneres and her workers are planning to move again to work ahead of later after they held a workers assembly on August 3, an insider instructed Us. “They mentioned a whole lot of [the claims are] true and a whole lot of it’s not true. They mentioned we’re dealing with all the things [and] issues will probably be very completely different now,” the supply recalled of their briefing. “A show that brings a lot happiness and enjoyable, it needs to be a cheerful show to work on. It was a pep discuss and made some staffers really feel higher.”
Despite all of the latest controversy, DeGeneres’ spouse, Portia de Rossi, is “appalled by the allegations” and is “standing by” her, a supply solely instructed In Touch. “She believes Ellen’s facet of issues.”
Once DeGeneres returns to the small display, perhaps she’s going to take Stern’s recommendation and embrace her alter ego.