Top 10 Celebrities Who Tried To Warn Us About Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen DeGeneres has been causing controversy for the last little while, with celebrities such as Nikkie Tutorials, Kathy Griffin, The Kardashians, Kelly Ripa, Dakota Johnson, and Mariah Carey all coming out in protest against the stand up comedian and talk show host.
Ellen has managed to rub people the wrong way with her cruel jokes and mean attitude that the world is finally seeing. So this is the Top 10 Celebrities Who Tried To Warn Us About Ellen DeGeneres, today on Top 10 Beyond The Screen.
What are some of the allegations made against Ellen DeGeneres’ talk show culture?
Ellen DeGeneres has been one of Hollywood’s most popular talk show hosts for the past decade, but recent allegations from former employees and guests have shone a light on the dark side of her show’s culture. While many have been surprised by the allegations, there are some celebrities who have openly spoken out about their experiences on Ellen’s show. Here are the top 10 celebrities who tried to warn us about Ellen DeGeneres:
1. Kathy Griffin
Kathy Griffin has been one of the most vocal critics of Ellen, calling her out on her behavior several times over the years. In June 2020, Griffin tweeted, “I’m sorry but Ellen is extremely mean.” She also accused Ellen of being a “talentless hack” in a 2018 interview with The Hollywood Reporter.
2. Lea Thompson
Back in 2015, Lea Thompson revealed in an interview with HuffPost Live that Ellen was “not as nice as everyone thinks she is.” Thompson had appeared on Ellen’s show before and claimed that she was “cold” and “distant” off-camera.
3. Brad Garrett
Former Everybody Loves Raymond star Brad Garrett recently spoke out about his experience on Ellen’s show, calling it a “toxic work environment.” Garrett said that he knew people who had suffered because of Ellen’s behavior.
In January 2020, beauty influencer NikkieTutorials appeared on Ellen’s show and spoke about her experience coming out as transgender. However, after the recent allegations against Ellen’s show were made public, Nikkie tweeted that she did not have the “best experience” on the show.
5. Dakota Johnson
In November 2019, Dakota Johnson appeared on Ellen’s show and called her out for not inviting her to her birthday party. The awkward exchange went viral, leading to many people questioning Ellen’s behavior.
6. Tony Okungbowa
Tony Okungbowa was Ellen’s former DJ and appeared on the show from 2003-2006 and again from 2007-2013. He recently posted on Instagram that he “did experience and feel the toxicity of the environment” on the show.
7. Ellen Barkin
In 2019, Ellen Barkin criticized Ellen’s show for being “a public smile and a private scowl.” Barkin claimed that Ellen was “mean” and “notoriously difficult” to work with.
8. Tati Westbrook
Beauty YouTuber Tati Westbrook had a difficult experience on Ellen’s show back in 2017. After the show, Westbrook claimed that Ellen made her feel “uncomfortable” and that her staff was “cold and dismissive.”
9. Susan Sarandon
Susan Sarandon appeared on Ellen’s show in 2016 and claimed that she found her to be “not that friendly.” Sarandon also stated that she didn’t think Ellen would be friends with someone like her, as she was “too old and not sexy.”
10. Drew Barrymore
Drew Barrymore has been a frequent guest on Ellen’s show, but even she has spoken out about her behavior. In a 2018 interview with Andy Cohen, Barrymore claimed that Ellen had a “very different energy” when the cameras were off.
In conclusion, these 10 celebrities have all spoken up about their experiences with Ellen DeGeneres and her talk show. While some have had positive experiences, others have detailed their struggles with her behavior and the culture on her show. These allegations have shone a spotlight on the toxic work environment that can often exist in the entertainment industry, and it is important that steps are taken to make sure that all employees and guests feel safe and respected.