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'Ellen DeGeneres Show' under investigation over employees 'poor treatment'

Posted at 9:20 PM, Jul 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-31 11:16:03-04

NATIONAL (KTNV) — The “Ellen DeGeneres Show” is facing an investigation following accusations by employees about poor treatment.

WarnerMedia announced the investigation into racist and intimidating behavior behind the scenes of the long-running show.

Variety reported staffers were also upset they were told to expect to work at lower wages during production shutdowns due to the coronavirus.

Warner Bros. Television sent a memo to staff announcing the investigation.

Show producers also released a statement saying in part they were heartbroken to hear the accusations.

Ellen DeGeneres has also issued an apology to her staff.