Don’t depend Ellen out.
Scooter Braun will be the solely celeb in her nook proper now, however embattled speak present host Ellen DeGeneres is just not happening with out a battle. She’s additionally going again to work this month, in response to an inside e mail from the present’s govt producers obtained by the Submit.
Experiences of her profession dying — stemming from current scathing tales in regards to the “poisonous,” “sexist” and “racist” office tradition on the “The Ellen DeGeneres Present” — have been tremendously exaggerated, sources near the 62-year-old star instructed the Submit Saturday.
Regardless of her profession collapsing round her, DeGeneres has no intention of strolling away from her signature speak present or sport present. She plans to report back to work Aug. 24 for “Ellen’s Recreation of Video games” and to the set of the “Ellen Present” when it premieres Sept. 9, in response to the interior e mail.
“We all know that these previous few days have been rather a lot to absorb and course of for everybody,” learn a part of the e-mail which was signed, “Love, the EPs.”
An insider on the present stated, “She’s preventing to guard the present and what she stands for. She may be very upset about what occurred and decided to repair the issues. She takes full duty. However no means is she quitting the present. That’s whole BS.”
However DeGeneres is “devastated” over how Hollywood has turned on her so quick. Celebrities together with Brad Garrett and Lea Thompson have referred to as out Ellen for her imply conduct. Some in her circle marvel if it began along with her being seen with former President George W. Bush at a Dallas Cowboys sport final October.
Elton John defended her on the time and Ellen herself spoke in regards to the incident on her present, saying her notorious slogan “be sort” means exhibiting compassion to everybody.
However the silence this time from DeGeneres’ huge community of celeb besties — everybody from Jennifer Aniston to the Kardashians — has been deafening since a string of unfavourable tales about her started earlier this 12 months.
Is there a cause for that?
“Everybody’s terrified of the liberal mob,” the supply stated. “They discovered one thing with Ellen they might latch onto and that drove much more of a pile-on. Nobody needs to be subsequent.”