A few weeks ago the presenter was accused by her collaborators of generating a toxic environment with racist overtones within her popular program
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Ellen DeGeneres was happy about the distinction to her talk show despite recent problems (Photo: Instagram @ellend_world Christopher Polk / E! Entertainment / NBCU)
During this Sunday afternoon when the People Choice Awards were held , it seems that one of the winners was infected with the Christmas spirit in advance, as Ellen DeGeneres showed her gratitude in her acceptance speech.
The host and comedian accepted the award for Best Late Night Talk Show of 2020 at the famous People's Choice Gala. Ellen wore her characteristic tailored suit with everything and pants, an emblematic look that accompanied her to the stage, from where she greeted the fans who were watching the ceremony from the comfort of her home.
In her acceptance speech and after the recent scandals involving her in relation to her way of conducting herself with her work team, the controversial host told the audience that she was incredibly grateful for the special honor she was accepting on her behalf. and his team of collaborators. So he said:
Thank you, thank you, thank you, from the bottom of my heart. Thank you, ”DeGeneres shared. “Not only do I accept this award for myself, but also on behalf of my amazing team and staff who make the show possible. They show up every day, they give 100 percent of themselves, 100 percent of the time. “
According to a Nielsen company report, The Ellen Show's audience dropped 38 percent compared to last year due to the occupational toxicity scandal in which it was involved over the summer (Photo: Instagram @peopleschoice)
The iconic presenter continued: “I love you all; I appreciate what you do every day to help make that program the best we try to do every day. “
Following the moving speech , Ellen thanked those in the audience who voted for her at home. “I know (where) this award comes from, thanks to the people,” he said. “Thank you to all my fans for supporting me and supporting me, I cannot tell you how grateful I am and what this means, it is more than I could tell you, especially now,” he added, referring to the problems he has had in relation to his work. .
As for her post-show plans, Ellen joked that she was going to “clean up her trophy before putting it on a shelf.”
A few weeks ago, multiple staff members from The Ellen Show reported that they had been harassed by the show's production team (Photo: File)
This year has proven to be a time of reflection for the comedian , as she recently overcame a scandal at her workplace: during the summer numerous accusations of misconduct arose in her workplace and in her role as head of production, as it was said that Ellen was abusing her role of authority and that the dealings with her team were not entirely kind.
Ellen addressed such allegations on the season 18 premiere of her show. So he told the audience: “I learned that things happened here that should never have happened. I take it very seriously and want to say that I am very sorry for the people who were affected . Since that incident, Ellen has been seen to be more personable by showing off her hostess skills.
Since the start of her new season, Ellen has been more personable and even changed her hairstyle, in an attempt to refresh her image (Photo: Shuttersrock)
With stars such as Usher, Amy Schumer and Magic Johnson on her show, the host returned to retake her sense of humor that has earned her the stay on the air of her iconic show through the decades, and this current period of pandemic could not be the exception.
To top it off, DeGeneres debuted on the new season of his iconic talk show with a fresh new look, sporting an old school hairstyle that many identified as rockabilly, in contrast to his traditional side-swept signature look. It seems that the famous comedian wants to be symbolically marking a “reset” in her public image.