Portia de Rossi has damaged her silence on the office scandal at present enveloping her spouse Ellen DeGeneres.
On Monday, the actor expressed her help for the speak present host with an Instagram publish that learn: “I Stand With Ellen.”
Within the publish, de Rossi added this remark to supporters: “To all our followers….we see you. Thanks in your help. #stopbotattacks”
It’s unknown what de Rossi meant by together with the #stopbotattacks hashtag, however she was responding to a sequence of tales by BuzzFeed alleging rampant sexual misconduct on DeGeneres’ present and claims that staff “confronted racism, worry, and intimidation” regularly.
Since “be sort to one another” is a giant a part of DeGeneres’ model, the speak present host later issued an apology to staff saying she was unaware of the destructive work surroundings and promising to right the problems.
Nonetheless, former producer Hedda Muskat advised The Wrap that the comic allowed a “tradition of worry” from the present’s starting.
Muskat added that she had by no means seen such “poisonous host” habits and described one incident involving former govt producer Ed Glavin, who began screaming at a staffer throughout a gathering. As a substitute of claiming one thing to cease the abuse, Muskat alleges, DeGeneres “crossed her legs up on the chair and he or she mentioned, ‘Nicely, I suppose each manufacturing wants their canine.’”
To date, de Rossi’s publish has been appreciated extra 47,000 occasions, although lots of the feedback have been alongside the traces of a lady who famous, “Do you assume these staff who’re popping out and complaining are all liars?”
Calling all PoliFonics superfans!
Join membership to develop into a founding member and assist form PoliFonics’s subsequent chapter