Polo Star Nacho Figueras Shares Support for Ellen DeGeneres, Calls on A-List Friends to Do the Same




On Thursday, DeGeneres penned a lengthy memo to her employees in which she addressed the alleged workplace toxicity.

"My name is on the show and everything we do and I take responsibility for that," she wrote. "Alongside Warner Bros, we immediately began an internal investigation and we are taking steps, together, to correct the issues. As we've grown exponentially, I've not been able to stay on top of everything and relied on others to do their jobs as they knew I'd want them done. Clearly some didn't. That will now change and I'm committed to ensuring this does not happen again."

She promised to do her "part" in pushing herself and others "to learn and grow."

"We all have to be more mindful about the way our words and actions affect others, and I'm glad the issues at our show were brought to my attention," she said. "I promise to do my part in continuing to push myself and everyone around me to learn and grow. It's important to me and to Warner Bros. that everyone who has something to say can speak up and feels safe doing so."

Former employees of the show have also anonymously alleged sexual misconduct and harassment involving top producers at the show, including Ed Glavin and head writer Kevin Leman, according to a separate report published Thursday by BuzzFeed News.

Leman and another producer have denied the allegations against them in separate statements. Glavin has not yet publicly addressed the allegations.

A spokesperson for WarnerMedia declined to comment on the report.

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