Fox News Flash top entertainment and celebrity headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking today in entertainment.

As reports of a poor work environment and sexual misconduct at “The Ellen DeGeneres” show circulate — not to mention accusations of poor behavior by DeGeneres herself — rumors of cancellation have bubbled up a few times now.

However, one of the show’s executive producers, Andy Lassner, disagrees.

On Thursday, Lassner shared a joke on Twitter regarding how difficult the year 2020 has been.

“Me: I really think 2020 is gonna turn around and start getting better,” he wrote. “2020: Lol, I’m gonna make your bed the epicenter.”

A fan then commented, wishing the EP “well.”

“If the Ellen show goes off the air due to all these allegations … I hope you are able to find employment quickly,” they said.

“Nobody is going off the air,” Lassner, 53, said in his response.

Lassner’s statement from late last week contradicts a recent report from the Daily Mail, which claims that the 62-year-old host of the show is considering pulling the plug altogether.

‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ has been accused of being a toxic workplace by several employees, and a handful of executive producers have now been accused of sexual misconduct. Additionally, DeGeneres herself has been accused of poor behavior.

“She feels she can’t go on and the only way to recover her personal brand from this is to shut down the show,” said an insider at Telepictures, the company that produces the show.

“The Ellen DeGeneres Show” has been rocked with claims of a poor work environment several times over the last few months, with the catalyst seemingly being employees being left in the dark regarding their employment at the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak.

Since then, employees have come forward to accuse the show’s executive producers of poor behavior, including allegations of sexual misconduct at the hands of three producers in particular: Kevin Leman, Ed Glavin and Jonathan Norman.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like

A blast like no other: Beirut explosion felt like an earthquake

Beirut, Lebanon (CNN)It’s an earthquake, I thought, as the CNN bureau in central Beirut shook Tuesday with a violence I’d never felt before. I crouched down on the floor, waiting for more tremors. A split second later, I heard glass…

Philippines’ top broadcaster ordered off air

The Philippines’ top broadcaster has gone off air after it was ordered by the media regulator to stop operations. ABS-CBN said it had been told it could continue broadcasting while it waited for Congress to renew its licence, which expired…

The many times Trump has praised China’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic

(CNN)President Donald Trump has repeatedly criticized the World Health Organization over the past week for being “China-centric” and failing to “objectively assess the situation on the ground and to call out China’s lack of transparency” as the coronavirus death toll…

Trump held off Uighur sanctions for China deal

President Donald Trump says he did not sanction Chinese officials further over the detention of Muslims in Xinjiang as he was in the “middle of a trade deal”. Mr Trump told the Axios news site that achieving a “great” deal…