‘Ellen DeGeneres Show’s’ DJ Tony Okungbowa Says He Felt ‘Toxicity’ on Set

Lawrence Kim
August 6, 2020

You don't say." Ashton responded directly, saying, "1. When I was working as an apprentice at a paper, I had a popstar scream at me - in front of her whole team - for not getting her a vegan croissant (even though nobody told me everything I needed to get for breakfast had to be vegan, and I'm fairly sure I couldn't have found one even if I tried).

In an all-capital letter caption, she wrote: "I ALWAYS ENJOYED MY VISITS TO THE ELLEN SHOW".

One Twitter user responded back, "Oh she treats billionaire A list guests well?" I have known Ellen for years and I can honestly say that she's one of the dopest people on the f**king planet.

Producers of The Ellen Degeneres Show have been accused of creating a "toxic work environment" by several former employees, as well as sexual misconduct claims being placed against two of the show's top executives.

Diane Keaton (L) defended the increasingly embattled daytime talk show host Ellen DeGeneres.

Both Katy Perry and Kevin Hart chimed in with messages of support to the embattled television personality, auctioning off declarations of how "positive" and "respectful" she is.

The 60-year-old actor wrote: "Sorry but it comes from the top @TheEllenShow".

The singer weathered intense criticism for her statement, with many pointing out the obvious: that a celebrity would no doubt have a different experience to the less powerful staffers who have lodged complaints.

Stand-up comedian Brad Garrett tweeted last Friday that the realities on the set were "common knowledge", adding that he knew "more than one who were treated horribly by her (DeGeneres)". "I promise to do my part in continuing to push myself and everyone around me to learn and grow. Anyone who knows me knows it's the opposite of what I believe and what I hoped for our show".

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