Brad Garrett has a harsh truth to share with Ellen DeGeneres.
The former Everybody Loves Raymond star took to Twitter this week and issued a very short, albeit verry simple message to the beleaguered comedian.
Following ongoing reports of a toxic workplace environment on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, along with new reports of sexual harassment on set, Garrett linked to Ellen’s apology from Wednesday night…
… and basically called it complete BS.
“Sorry but it comes from the top @TheEllenShow,” Garrett wrote, tagging DeGeneres and writing:
“Know more than one who were treated horribly by her. Common knowledge.”
For the record, Garrett was a guest six times on Ellen’s talk show.
So he’s speaking from some experience here.
Earlier this month, it was announced that the program was under internal investigation due to numerous ex-employees telling Buzzfeed News that they were treated horribly and unfairly by a number of executive producers.
These allegations included staffers who said they were penalized for taking medical leave… instances of racial microaggressions … and fear of retribution for raising complaints.
More recently, producer Kevin Leman was accused of making sexual advances on an ex-staffer at a company party.
He has also been accused of grabbing a production assistant’s penis and groping another PA in a car, in addition to making inappropriate comments at the office.
Leman has denied “any kind of sexual impropriety” and said he does not believe he has ever had “a single HR or inter-personal complaint made” about him in his 17 years working on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
Still, though… it’s yet another extremely troubling look behind the scenes of a once-beloved series.
On Thursday, DeGeneres issued an apology to the staff members of The Ellen DeGeneres Show in response to this influx of criticism.
“Hey everybody – it’s Ellen,” she wrote.
“On day one of our show, I told everyone in …read more
Source:: The Hollywood Gossip