'The Ellen Show' Producers Respond to Rumors the Show Is Canceled | 22 Words

Ellen DeGeneres hasn't had the best of years, what with all the sinister rumors and stories from people who have met her finally coming to light. But now, as the ratings for The Ellen Show dwindle, reports have been coming in regarding the bleak future of her once successful show.

But now the producers have responded to those rumors in a shocking statement...

For years now, rumors about Ellen DeGeneres' 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.

Evidently, people who know the host have been growing tired of her flawless persona...

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And, for many years now, a number of different former employees have been attempting to expose Ellen for who she truly is.

Her past employees certainly haven't held back.

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Her behavior is shocking, and now, more horror stories have surfaced that have had a huge impact on her ratings...

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.

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."

Staff members are reportedly encouraged to cheer her up when she's in a bad mood.

I'm sorry, but there isn't enough money in the world that would ever encourage me to do that. Thank you, next.

And, more recently...

Ellen has come under fire for her handling of the ongoing protests and riots regarding the death of George Floyd.

Like most other celebrities, Ellen tweeted about the ongoing racism in this country, where she demonstrated her support to the Black Lives Matter movement.

But, in doing so, she sparked a whole lot of outrage.

Here's what she wrote.

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In a tweet that has since been deleted, Ellen said: "Like so many of you, I am angry and I am sad. People of color in this country have faced injustice for far too long. For things to change, things must change. We must commit ourselves to this change with conviction and with love."

Many people found Ellen's use of the phrase "people of color" rather problematic...

The term "colored" or "people of color" is incredibly dated and somewhat insensitive, and many have quickly criticized the star for using such tone-deaf jargon when talking about such a sensitive topic.

"Black Lives Matter" has never been so important...

And many have found Ellen not referencing it in her tweet totally inexcusable.

But, following on from the backlash, Ellen decided to change her tune.

Since deleting the original tweet, Ellen has started using the appropriate terms to describe black people... And she is now including the hashtag, #blacklivesmatter.

She even addressed the issue in an IG TV video.

"People have gotten away with murder and that is what's happening. So, we've got to see fairness and justice for all because, right now, this is not a fair world." She wrapped up by urging people to sign petitions, make donations, and to ultimately make a difference.

However, her video failed to save her already crumbling reputation...

And now, her ratings have taken a huge hit.

Before the allegations were made this year, Ellen’s ratings were consistently around 2.0 for her daytime slot...

With previous seasons of the show raking in an average of 4.5 million viewers.

But, this month...

The Ellen Show has had its season-low rating of around 1.5.

Her ratings are continuing to decline...

And now, fans are convinced that the worst has happened.

Twitter was rife with speculation that The Ellen Show has officially been canceled.

And, though there has been no official confirmation from NBC, Twitter users are convinced that the show is no more.

Apparently, the last episode quietly aired a few days ago...

And that will be it. Forever. (The fact that Ellen has been on house arrest is a different new rumor altogether.)

Here's the 'evidence'.

People have been sharing screenshots and screen recordings of The Ellen Show's Google description, and the "final episode" has been updated to 26th June 2020. Yikes.

But now the producers have spoken out, addressing the rumors in a statement.

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Speaking to The New York Post, producers confirmed that the rumors are actually untrue.

They explicitly said this:

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"Telepictures can confirm it’s untrue."

So maybe there is some hope for the show after all...

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But right now, it's not looking too good.

The news comes after it was reported that Ellen is actually under house arrest for her involvement in a different scandal.

But these reports have not been confirmed or denied as of yet.

I don't know how it could get any worse for her to be honest...

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But wait until next week, I'm sure it will crank itself up a notch. Keep scrolling if you want to learn more about Ellen and her strange relationship with George W Bush...