Two Hollywood celebrities are blowing the whistle on Ellen DeGeneres, claiming that it is “common knowledge” that the talk show host mistreated employees.
Actors Brad Garrett and Lea Thompson have added their voices to the dozens of former staffers of The Ellen DeGeneres Show who have alleged a toxic work environment. Some ex-employees have accused producers on the show of sexual assault and harassment, while other have alleged they were fired for taking sick leave and bereavement days.
Many of the former staffers who made the accusations to Buzzfeed News in recent weeks have claimed that the office culture was emotionally abusive.
Neither Garrett nor Thompson have accused Ellen DeGeneres of sexual misconduct. But Garrett tweeted Friday that he knows of “more than one” employee who was “treated horribly by her.” The Everybody Loves Raymond star also said he wasn’t buying DeGeneres’ recent apology to her staff in which she