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Anne Heche Affords Cryptic Take On Ellen DeGeneres’ Office Abuse Claims


Anne Heche mirrored on her time with Ellen DeGeneres in a brand new interview, calling their three-year relationship a “stunning a part of my life.” 

When it got here to experiences about mistreatment of the crew on her former girlfriend’s daytime speak present, nonetheless, the actor’s response was decidedly extra measured.

“If I’m standing someplace and I don’t like what’s happening there and I keep there, it’s my fault,” Heche instructed Mr. Warburton journal when requested about allegations that DeGeneres fostered a “poisonous” behind-the-scenes setting. “So what are the actions that bought me there and why can’t I get out of it simply if that’s not one thing that I wish to be engaged in?”

Stating that she hadn’t spoken to DeGeneres “in years,” Heche nonetheless added, “Ellen is standing the place she walks, and that’s hers to proceed that journey.” 

Heche, who dated DeGeneres from 1997 to 2000, is the newest movie star to touch upon the accusations towards the speak present host. Two BuzzFeed articles revealed final month cited former and present staffers who mentioned they have been subjected to racism, intimidation and sexual misconduct whereas engaged on “The Ellen DeGeneres Present.” 

DeGeneres has since apologized to employees in a broadly circulated memo. Her present is now present process an inside investigation, per present producer Telepictures and distributor Warner Bros. Tv.

Throughout their time collectively, DeGeneres and Heche have been one in all Hollywood’s most-buzzed-about same-sex {couples}. However their relationship garnered a good quantity of backlash, too. Shortly after they started courting, the 2 ladies attended the premiere of Heche’s 1997 movie “Volcano” collectively, reportedly angering studio executives. 

“I used to be instructed by Fox Studio executives that if I introduced Ellen to the premiere, my contract can be terminated,” Heche instructed Mr. Warburton. “I introduced Ellen regardless of these threats, and we have been escorted out of the theater earlier than the lights got here on by safety and never allowed to attend the premiere social gathering as a result of they didn’t need any photographs of us collectively.”

Although Heche has been in public relationships with males since her cut up from DeGeneres, she wouldn’t change a factor in hindsight. 

“I used to be part of a revolution that created social change,” she mentioned, “and I couldn’t have performed that with out falling in love along with her.”