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Ellen has “enough money to never work again” if she wants to leave the show

Smooth sailing. As Ellen DeGeneres decides to exit The Ellen DeGeneres Show, she is “more than financially safe,” says one source exclusively Us weekly.

“Ellen has enough money to never work again. She would be happy to leave the show, “the insider says of the host, 62.” She has enough money to live a great life. ‘

In addition, the Find Dory star knows it’s “her responsibility” when it comes to housekeeping on the 61-time Emmy award-winning show. “She has never been afraid to fire someone who is bad,” the source notes.

Although a separate source told U.S On Sunday, August 2, that DeGeneres “wants out” after all the hate she has received, another adds that she has no official plans to leave the show at this time.

Ellen DeGeneres. Xavier Collin / Image Press Agency / MEGA

In July, several former employees of the daytime talk show came forward with accusations of fear, intimidation and racism while working on the show. Two weeks later, the host apologized to her staff.

“We all need to think more about how our words and actions affect others, and I’m glad the issues on our show have been brought to my attention,” she said in the letter obtained by U.S. “I promise to do my part to keep pushing myself and everyone around me to learn and grow. Me and Warner Bros. consider it important that everyone who has something to say can speak out and feel safe about it. ‘

However, that was followed up hours later by another report: 36 former employees who claimed sexual misconduct against lead writer and executive producer Kevin Leman, executive producer Ed Glavin and co-executive producer Jonathan Norman. Leman and Norman, 42, denied the allegations. Glavin has not addressed the allegations, but plans to resign.

Ellen DeGeneres doesn't believe she did anything wrong
Ellen DeGeneres during an episode of ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’. Michael Rozman / Warner Bros.

Former producer Hedda Muskatwho participated The Ellen DeGeneres Show in 2003 when the series was still in development, said The Wrap that she recognized the “culture of fear” when she started.

“I had never seen this before,” she said in an interview with The Wrap published on Monday, August 3. “I had never been near a poisonous host.”

Muskat claimed that Glavin reportedly shouted at a crew member at a staff meeting, and the host did nothing but “giggle” about the situation. “She crossed her legs on the chair and she said, ‘Well, I think every production needs their dog,’ ‘the first Love connection writer claimed. “And from that moment on we knew. Ed would become the barking dog – her dog. You could just see everyone’s faces freeze. We are professionals; we are adults. We don’t need a dog to do our job. … She was the only one who giggled. ‘

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