A report revealed in July by BuzzFeed means that staff at Ellen confronted a wide selection of discrimination starting from micro-aggressions to jokes on the expense of minority staff of the present. One incident concerned a joke that steered that two Black staff with related hairstyles have been simply confused for each other. Ed Glavin, one of many present’s producers, additionally acquired criticism for statements he made to a different worker.
“We’re really heartbroken and sorry to study that even one individual in our manufacturing household has had a adverse expertise. It’s not who we’re and never who we attempt to be, and never the mission Ellen has set for us,” Ed stated in a joint assertion with different producers.
“For the file, the each day accountability of the Ellen present is totally on us,” the assertion continued. “We take all of this very significantly and we understand, as many on the earth are studying, that we have to do higher, are dedicated to do higher, and we are going to do higher.”