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The decision came on the heels of an internal investigation into the show amid reports of workplace misconduct that resulted in the ousting of three longtime producers: Ed Glavin, Kevin Leman and Jonathan Norman. The TV host was not accused of any wrongdoing, but she went on to address the situation with her staff in July 2020.
“On day one of our show, I told everyone in our first meeting that The Ellen DeGeneres Show would be a place of happiness—no one would ever raise their voice, and everyone would be treated with respect,” she said in a letter to her employees. “Obviously, something changed, and I am disappointed to learn that this has not been the case.”