WarnerMedia Investigating Office Complaints Towards The Ellen DeGeneres Present
Lengthy operating TV talks present, The Ellen DeGeneres Present, has been the topic of a number of complaints of the therapy of legacy crew members throughout the coronavirus lockdown, in addition to alleged racism and intimidation on the present. Now Selection is reporting that WarnerMedia has employed a 3rd celebration marketing consultant to look into the matter.
In keeping with Selection “Executives from present producer Telepictures and distributor Warner Bros. Tv despatched a memo to staffers final week saying they’ve engaged WBTV-owner WarnerMedia’s worker relations group and a 3rd celebration agency, who will interview present and former staffers about their experiences on set”. There have been no feedback from Warner Bros. Tv or The Ellen DeGeneres Present, nor has the identification of the third celebration agency been launched. Selection has reported on a number of situations of complaints over the previous few months nonetheless. One of many complaints they reported on was from the manufacturing crew “who have been topic to lowered compensation and poor communication throughout preliminary coronavirus shutdowns — even because the sequence employed nonunion crews to mount a quarantined manufacturing from the host’s Los Angeles residence.”
DeGeneres herself has additionally been focused over the previous few months by crew members and a visitor on the present, in addition to a Twitter feed in search of proof that she is among the meanest individuals on the planet, and never the goofy, pleasant individual she portrays on TV.