People Are Calling for Jennifer Aniston to Replace Ellen DeGeneres as Talk Show Host | 22 Words

The one where Jennifer Aniston replaces Ellen...

When the Ellen controversy hit headlines, talks broke out over who could replace the famous host if she were to step down, and fans have been pretty vocal about who they think should take over.

The Ellen scandal has been hot news over the last several months, and reports have said that she could finally call it quits on hosting her show.

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Not only could she be stepping down from her infamous talk show, but insiders are reportedly already in talks for who will be replacing her.

And there's one star at the top of everyone's list...

The one and only Jennifer Aniston... I for one am down for that.

Twitter users have made it pretty clear what they want.

And their savage tweets just might make it happen...

Where do we even begin with the whole Ellen DeGeneres scandal?

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The infamous host of The Ellen Show has been batting off accusation after accusation... and now, the show is reportedly under investigation following reports of "mistreatment."

For years now, rumors about Ellen's true personality have been rife.

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Though 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.

Which is certainly a far cry from the relatable and humble TV host we all know and love... Or we thought we knew and loved.

In recent years, Ellen's image has been questioned more and more.

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Cracks have certainly begun to show, and rumors of the somewhat nastier personality behind the famous smiling blonde-haired, blue-eyed face have been intensifying.

And, this year, things have reached a breaking point.

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Now, more than ever before, people are starting to turn against the star as detrimental stories continue to resurface.

Her past employees certainly haven't held back.

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For example...

Ellen clearly doesn't care too much for writer's strikes.

This Twitter user came forward with the story about Ellen's head writer, Karen Kilgariff. Karen was under Ellen's employment for 5 years until she took part in a writer's strike. Boom. Fired. And a word was never exchanged between the pair again.

More scandal regarding her treatment of staff...

This woman claims that her friend used to work as a writer on the show and, in the whole 2 years of her employment, Ellen didn't greet her once. In fact, none of the staff were allowed to speak to the star of the show. Apparently.

Staff weren't even allowed in the same room as her.

Wow, we really aren't worthy, are we?

Her veganism has also ruffled a few feathers in the past.

For a colleague's birthday, Twitter user Alison Freer was celebrating with a BBQ outside of the Warner Bros studios where The Ellen Show is filmed. However, Ellen was quick to shut down all the festivities by sending someone over to put a stop to the celebration, all because she doesn't eat meat. Not cool, Ellen.

Her compassion for animals strikes again.

Though it's great that she cares so much about animals, her sensitivity to the matter doesn't bode well for her employees.

Ellen apparently hates her own fans.

And her own show! Who'd have thought it?

She also has no respect for her current staff.

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In a recent, rather weird segment on her talk show, the sixty-two-year-old rated her staff's babies after telling us "my staff [have] a lot of beautiful additions to their families. Clearly they had to be rated." Did they Ellen? Did they really?

Quite predictably, these allegations have hit her already crumbling reputation pretty hard...

And, as a result, her ratings. and reputation have taken a huge blow, to say the least.

More and more allegations continued to arise from behind the scenes...

According to Buzzfeed News, 1 current employee, as well as 10 former ones have rallied around together to reveal their "truths" about the toxic culture behind the scenes of the show.

All the allegations were done anonymously...

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But they revealed that it wasn't just Ellen that was the cause of the toxicity, there were also other bosses and managers that made their lives much more difficult on set.

A former employee told them that the "be kind" act was "bull****"

"That 'be kind' bullshit only happens when the cameras are on. It’s all for the show. I know they give money to people and help them out, but it’s for show."

One black woman who was part of the backstage team said she experienced "racist comments."

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She was employed there for a total of eighteen months and in that time, she faced microaggressions and comments that made her feel uncomfortable.

She said that one of the top writer's said this to her:

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"I'm sorry, I only know the names of the white people who work here." The employee also claimed a producer commented on her and another Black employees' hairstyles, allegedly stating: "Oh wow, you both have box braids; I hope we don’t get you confused." "Whenever I brought up an issue to my white male boss, he would bring up some random story about some random Black friend that he had and how they managed to get over stuff. He would use his Black friend as some way to say, 'I understand your struggle,' but it was all performative bullshit."

Amid an alleged internal investigation into the show...

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Old claims from Ellen's guests have resurfaced.

They were reportedly highly coached before their on-screen interviews.

"Compliment Ellen, tell her what a big fan you are," they claimed they were told.

"These guests were already fans of Ellen, big fans, but to be told you have to flatter her was really weird."

"You shouldn’t have to be told … if you do look at past interviews, most of the guests always gush over Ellen - whether they’re members of the public or her close friends."

And now executive producer and head writer Kevin Leman has come under fire, too.

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Horrendous reports of sexual harassment and assault have surfaced about Leman, pictured here alongside the Ellen team.

He reportedly inappropriately touched other staff members, alongside making many off-color jokes.

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“It’s masked in sarcasm, but it’s not sarcasm," a former employee claimed.

Leman has since released a statement on the matter.

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"While my job as head writer is to come up with jokes — and, during that process, we can occasionally push the envelope — I’m horrified that some of my attempts at humor may have caused offense. I have always aimed to treat everyone on the staff with kindness, inclusivity, and respect. In my whole time on the show, to my knowledge, I’ve never had a single HR or inter-personal complaint made about me, and I am devastated beyond belief that this kind of malicious and misleading article could be published."

But things look bad for the future of the show.

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According to the Daily Mail, Ellen is now telling executives at Telepictures and Warner Bros that she has had enough and wants to walk away from the show.

An insider has spoken out.

"She feels she can't go on and the only way to recover her personal brand from this is to shut down the show.

"The truth is she knew what was going on, it's her show. The buck stops with her. She can blame every executive under the sun – but Ellen is ultimately the one to blame."

Amid all the accusations about her show, insiders stated that Ellen is ready to call it quits.

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Not only that, but it now seems that she has some competition over who's going to take her place.

James Corden, the host of The Late Late Show on CBS was allegedly a shoo-in for the role, but fans have other ideas...

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Insiders spoke out claiming that Corden has been seen as the long-term successor to Ellen, but Twitter users everywhere have found their perfect replacement...

America's sweetheart...

That's right, Jennifer Aniston! Fans all over the internet got whipped into a frenzy over the idea that she could be the next host.

It's clear to see why...

There's no doubt we'll always remember her as Rachel from Friends, but the fact that she now has such a huge movie catalog under her belt has allowed her to stray away from the sitcom slightly more than her former castmates.

There's no doubt that over the years, she's racked up a huge fanbase.

And this was proven when she broke a world record as the fastest time for an account to hit 1 million followers when she joined Instagram last year.

And of course, she has already given fans a glimpse of what might be to come...

We all remember when she stepped in as a guest host on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" on January 24th.

Could this be a hint of what's to come?

We sure hope so...

Who knows if Ellen will even step down in the first place.

One thing is for sure, she definitely has some competition for her job. For more on Jennifer Aniston, keep scrolling to find out about her latest heartbreaking announcement...