The Ellen DeGeneres Show and its celebrity host have been a topic of debate for a while now. Several staff members opened up on their ill experiences on the show due to the toxic work environment.
Recently, it was learnt that three members including – executive producers Ed Glavin and Kevin Leman, and co-executive producer Jonathan Norman, parted their ways from the show. Following their exit, Ellen apologised for hurting any of her staff members.
Now, the latest report regarding the show is flowing in, and this time it’s a good one. As per Entertainment Weekly, the staff of The Ellen DeGeneres Show will now enjoy some really good perks. The reports states, “Staffers will receive five paid days off to use at their discretion, birthdays off, and paid time for doctor’s appointments and family matters.”
As per Variety, the perks were revealed by Senior producers Mary Connelly and Andy Lassner. It was proclaimed on Monday during a Zoom call with the team. Well, after a lot of drama and controversies, this one is certainly a sigh of relief.
Meanwhile, Ellen DeGeneres recently conducted a video meeting with the show’s staff. She told them that an internal investigation regarding the allegations is underway. In the video, she apologised to her staff again. The apology came post 3 people (aforementioned) parted way with her show.
While talking to people, Ellen said, “I’m a multi-layered person, and I try to be the best person I can be and I try to learn from my mistakes. I’m hearing that some people felt that I wasn’t kind or too short with them, or too impatient. I apologise to anybody if I’ve hurt your feelings in any way.”