On Monday, in her opening monologue in a new season of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, which first appeared in a YouTube video and will later appear on her show, Ellen DeGeneres publically addressed toxic workplace allegations and apologized to viewers, saying she takes responsibility “for what happens at my show”.
Ellen said, “As you may have heard, this summer there were allegations of a toxic work environment at our show and then there was an investigation. I learned that things happened here that never should have happened.”
“I take that very seriously and I want to say I am so sorry to the people who were affected. I know that I’m in a position of privilege and power and I realized that with that comes responsibility, and I take responsibility for what happens at my show,” she added.
This is the first time DeGeneres has publicly addressed viewers since dozens of…