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Entertainment Scooter Braun Defends Ellen DeGeneres amid Talk Show Controversy: She ‘Stands for What Is Right’

19:28  01 august  2020
19:28  01 august  2020 Source:   people.com

Scooter Braun Is ‘Sending Love’ To Ellen DeGeneres Amid Toxic Workplace Environment Claims

  Scooter Braun Is ‘Sending Love’ To Ellen DeGeneres Amid Toxic Workplace Environment Claims Scooter Braun is defending Ellen DeGeneres. The music mogul, who is the manger of artists like Justin Bieber, Demi Lovato and Ariana Grande, stood up for “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” host amid claims of a toxic workplace environment and allegations of misconduct by employees in the office. “People love to take shots at people,” BraunThe music mogul, who is the manger of artists like Justin Bieber, Demi Lovato and Ariana Grande, stood up for "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" host amid claims of a toxic workplace environment and allegations of misconduct by employees in the office.

Scooter Braun, Ellen DeGeneres posing for the camera: ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images; Todd Williamson/Getty Images Scooter Braun and Ellen DeGeneres © Provided by People ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images; Todd Williamson/Getty Images Scooter Braun and Ellen DeGeneres

Scooter Braun has spoken out in support of Ellen DeGeneres.

In response to reports about an allegedly toxic work environment on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the manager — whose clients include Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber, who have both appeared on the daytime program multiple times — defended DeGeneres on Friday, calling her a “kind, thoughtful, courageous human being.”

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“People love to take shots. They love to see people fall. How quickly so many forget. How easy it is to stay quiet when it doesn’t effect [sic] them,” he wrote on social media. “@TheEllenShow is a kind, thoughtful, courageous human being who stands for what is right and highlights on her show the best of us.”

“She has helped change the views for equality all around the country and the world. She doesn’t do what is popular she does what is right. Her story shows us that,” Braun continued. “Today I’m sending love to her. I know first hand how much she helps others both when we are all watching and when we are not. @theellenshow thank you for all you do and keep your head held high.”

Scooter Braun, Ellen DeGeneres posing for the camera: Scooter Braun and Ellen DeGeneres © ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images; Todd Williamson/Getty Images Scooter Braun and Ellen DeGeneres

Braun’s defense of DeGeneres came as Brad Garrett and Lea Thompson called out the host over alleged mistreatment.

After DeGeneres, 62, issued an apology to the staff members of the daytime show, saying she was "glad the issues at our show were brought to my attention," Garrett claimed on Twitter that DeGeneres is the one who should be held accountable.

"Sorry but it comes from the top ⁦@TheEllenShow," the Everybody Loves Raymond alum wrote on Twitter, tagging DeGeneres. "Know more than one who were treated horribly by her.⁩ Common knowledge."

Garrett, who appeared as a guest on her talk show six times between 2004 and 2007, did not detail any specific allegations against DeGeneres.

Thompson agreed that DeGeneres' alleged mistreatment is "common knowledge," writing on Twitter, "True story. It is."

DeGeneres has yet to respond to Garrett or Thompson.

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After former employees described the show's workplace environment as "toxic," WarnerMedia launched an internal investigation into the allegations.

DeGeneres shared a lengthy apology with staffers on Thursday, saying that she is "disappointed" that the workplace was not the "place of happiness" she sought to create when the show launched.

"I am so proud of the work we do and the fun and joy we all help put out in the world. I want everyone at home to love our show and I want everyone who makes it to love working on it," she wrote in an internal memo previously obtained by PEOPLE. "Again, I’m so sorry to anyone who didn’t have that experience. If not for COVID, I’d have done this in person, and I can’t wait to be back on our stage and see you all then. Stay safe and healthy. Love, Ellen."

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WarnerBros. said in a statement Thursday that dozens of former and current employees had been interviewed about the show's work environment, and that the network was "disappointed that the primary findings of the investigation indicated some deficiencies related to the show’s day-to-day management."

Katy Perry Shows Support For ‘Friend’ Ellen DeGeneres

  Katy Perry Shows Support For ‘Friend’ Ellen DeGeneres Ellen DeGeneres is receiving kind words from Katy Perry. RELATED: Ellen DeGeneres Will Return For Talk Show’s 18th Season This Fall Amid Controversy On Tuesday, the singer tweeted out her support for the daytime host, whose show is currently the subject of an internal probe into allegations of a toxic workplace. In her tweets, Perry said that she has only ever experienced "positive takeaways" from her time on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" and with the host herself.

The network said that "several staffing changes" were identified in addition to "appropriate measures" that will be made to "address the issues that have been raised."

Executive producers Ed Glavin, Mary Connelly and Andy Lassner took responsibility for the show's daily operations in a statement earlier this month, and promised to "do better."

Former employees of the show have also anonymously alleged sexual misconduct and harassment involving top producers at the show, including Glavin and head writer Kevin Leman, according to a report published Thursday by BuzzFeed News.

Leman and another producer have denied the allegations against them in separate statements. Glavin has not yet publicly addressed the allegations. A spokesperson for WarnerMedia declined to comment on the report.


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Jerry O’Connell Felt 'Compelled’ to Defend Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi: 'I Love Them' .
"I'm not gonna let Instagram comments and Twitter comments tell me who can and can't be my friends," Jerry O'Connell saidOn Monday, the Jerry Maguire actor reposted a graphic on Instagram reading "I Stand By Ellen," first shared by DeGeneres' wife Portia de Rossi, writing, "Love Ellen and Portia. Always have. Always will.

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