Ellen Degeneres has gone from TV's most loved personality to its most questioned in a matter of weeks.
Since a series of allegations came out about the TV host, people haven't been loving her as much as they normally do and her most recent comments about isolation have certainly poured fuel on the flame.
Keep scrolling to find out what she said...
The internet works in mysterious ways.
via: GettyWhile it is often an unpleasant place filled with toxicity, it can sometimes work to expose seemingly kind and generous public figures... Like our friend, Ellen DeGeneres, here.
For years now, rumors about Ellen DeGeneres' true personality have been rife.
via: GettyThough the television host appears to have a warm and bubbly demeanor while on-screen, her off-screen character is apparently a little less favorable.
Various stories that detail Ellen's true character have circulated online for years.
via: GettyThough she has built her on-screen persona around being outspoken against injustice and generous to the needy, many people have claimed that, in real life, she is quite the opposite.
Those who have met the star have claimed that she is nothing more than another power-hungry, self-centered celebrity.
ellen's whole thing about treating everyone with kindness only applies to people in her specific tax bracket, based… https://t.co/VXYccrutpJ— The Grinch (@The Grinch)1570713430.0
Ellen loves nothing more than to befriend the rich and the powerful...
via: GettyWhich, in itself, should be a hint at her true personality and values.
And, in recent years, Ellen's image has been questioned more and more.
via: GettyCracks have certainly begun to show, and rumors of the somewhat nastier personality behind the famous smiling blonde-haired, blue-eyed face have been intensifying.
Ellen's mask has slowly been slipping...Just take Dakota Johnson's painful appearance on The Ellen Show, for example, where the host rather childishly accused the actress of not inviting her to her Malibu birthday bash. Dakota had in fact invited Ellen, and when she challenged this, you could just see the panic in her eyes after being caught out. It makes for a cringe-worthy watch.
Evidently, people who know the host have been growing tired of her flawless persona...
via: GettyAnd, for many years now, a number of different former employees have been attempting to expose Ellen for who she truly is.
Exposing the rich and the famous will never get old...
via: GettyAnd this has certainly been no exception.
Twitter user, Kevin T. Porter, took to the social media platform with the task to expose the famous Ellen DeGeneres.
Right now we all need a little kindness. You know, like Ellen Degeneres always talks about! 😊❤️ She’s also notori… https://t.co/vlJ6NIBOJq— Kevin T. Porter (@Kevin T. Porter)1584724324.0
1. Ellen clearly doesn't care too much for writers strikes...
@KevinTPorter @JesseThorn @LAFoodBank Karen Kilgariff was her head writer for 5 years until the writers' strike. Wh… https://t.co/M7ULrjAlqb— J. Fisher (@J. Fisher)1584724944.0
2. More scandal regarding her treatment of staff.
@KevinTPorter @LAFoodBank My friend wrote for the Ellen Show for two years and told me Ellen didn’t greet her once.… https://t.co/rOK2u9C3mr— Cathy Messier (@Cathy Messier)1584724649.0
3. Staff weren't even allowed in the same room as her.
@KevinTPorter @LAFoodBank Some friends who work /worked on her show said many of her staff members weren't allowed… https://t.co/ujfdvB1t7A— MKB (@MKB)1584724529.0
4. Her veganism has certainly ruffled a few feathers in the past.
@KevinTPorter @LAFoodBank Was wrking on a show @ WB that was next to her stage. Was our showrunner's 50th Bday. Cat… https://t.co/1tYwIRknJ9— Alison Freer ✂️ (@Alison Freer ✂️)1584732667.0
5. The time she bullied Mariah Carey into admitting she was pregnant on The Ellen Show.
@KevinTPorter @LAFoodBank There was that time she bullied Mariah Carey into admitting she was pregnant https://t.co/Lp2d2aD0JI— JimmyP (@JimmyP)1584741875.0
6. She reportedly sacked someone for talking to her too much.This Twitter user came forward with a damning story that, after a mildly autistic employee talked to and simply looked at the host too often, he was fired.
7. Ellen doesn't want any of her celebrity buddies to mingle with the common folk.Ellen has notoriously sucked up to the rich and famous for years, and apparently she wants to keep them all for herself. When Russell Brand wandered into the employee break area to chat with the crew, Ellen apparently got quite irritated and told him that he "doesn't have to interact with these people."
8. She has a "sensitive nose".
@KevinTPorter @LAFoodBank A) She has a "sensitive nose" so everyone must chew gum from a bowl outside her office be… https://t.co/gWOvzUW3dI— Benjamin Siemon (@Benjamin Siemon)1584725127.0
9. She apparently chooses someone new to "hate".
@KevinTPorter @LAFoodBank B) A new staff member was told "every day she picks someone different to really hate. It'… https://t.co/pA7wtNI1Xh— Benjamin Siemon (@Benjamin Siemon)1584725185.0
10. Staff members are reportedly encouraged to cheer her up when she's in a bad mood.
@KevinTPorter @LAFoodBank C) When she's in a bad mood staff members were highly encouraged by upper management to g… https://t.co/U7G8k0wLw3— Benjamin Siemon (@Benjamin Siemon)1584725283.0
11. Her compassion for animals strikes again.
@KevinTPorter @LAFoodBank D) She cares about animals which is good but so sensitive for example if someone tried to… https://t.co/xuFBexYB5j— Benjamin Siemon (@Benjamin Siemon)1584725438.0
12. She's notoriously picky with her scripts.
@KevinTPorter @LAFoodBank And E) If she doesn't like the monologue someone wrote that day, she'll drop it on the fl… https://t.co/mrDhB4AgXU— Benjamin Siemon (@Benjamin Siemon)1584725540.0
13. She reportedly refused to pay tribute to Joan Rivers...
@KevinTPorter @LAFoodBank Kathy Griffin said that when Joan Rivers died, Ellen staunchly refused to do a tribute to… https://t.co/260goyyiLO— Brett Ashley Hawkins (@Brett Ashley Hawkins)1584732452.0
14. Ellen apparently hates her own fans.
@KevinTPorter @LAFoodBank Comic I know became friendly with her, said she openly expressed her deep disdain for her… https://t.co/f5hFuC9CL1— Chase Mitchell (@Chase Mitchell)1584725118.0
15. She tried to get a waitress fired. Apparently.
@KevinTPorter @LAFoodBank I can’t vouch for anything being “real” if it didn’t happen to me, but this is as close a… https://t.co/lRLzTDOmn5— Carrie Poppy, Interested Party (@Carrie Poppy, Interested Party)1584725028.0
Okay, so the credibility behind these stories is a little questionable...
via: GettyAnd there were hundreds of them. But why would so many people come out to make up stories about one person? Food for thought.
But Ellen's most recent comments speak for themselves.
Ellen recently decided to updated her fans on her current situation through The Ellen Show.
via: The Ellen ShowThe mini-episode dropped on YouTube yesterday and it showed Ellen sat cozily on her plush sofa in her multi-million dollar mansion.
But it seems that this luxurious space isn't enough for Ellen.
via: The Ellen ShowAfter praising key workers during these difficult times, Ellen went on to compare her home to "being in jail."
Firstly, what Ellen needs to remember is that there are millions of people currently in jail...
What a great look for Ellen as thousands of people sit in actual jail cells just hoping for the best without soap a… https://t.co/3ANdoaosTQ— Caroline Darya Framke (@Caroline Darya Framke)1586230508.0
Secondly, Ellen needs to acknowledge that people are dying.
Doesn't.....she buy / redecorate / sell like..... multiple mansions a year? People are dying, I'm afraid to leave… https://t.co/cyVTeOt3k0— nathan thomas (@nathan thomas)1586232524.0
Thirdly, Ellen should know best to not crack a joke about everyone in jail being gay.
I’d almost assume that Ellen’s stupid “everyone in jail is gay” joke would be nixed in a normal filming situation b… https://t.co/RuGCaJToxd— marshy (@marshy)1586259810.0