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Ellen DeGeneres' Brother Vance Supports Her Amid Controversy, Says She's Being 'Viciously Attacked'

Ellen DeGeneres' Brother Vance Supports Her Amid Controversy, Says She's Being 'Viciously Attacked'

Ellen DeGeneres‘ brother is defending his younger sister.

Vance DeGeneres took to social media on Tuesday (August 4) to defend the 62-year-old talk show host amid the ongoing controversy surrounding her behavior and the show’s toxic work environment allegations.

“If you think Ellen would knowingly allow bullying or racism on her show, you don’t know my sister,” Vance, 65, tweeted. “She has been and continues to be a bright light in a dark world. She’s one of the kindest, most generous people you’ll ever meet. And one of the funniest.”

On his Facebook page, Vance said that Ellen is being “viciously attacked” and said that the criticism she is facing is “all bulls–t.”

“Ok, I need to say something. My sister is being viciously attacked. And let me assure you – it is all bulls–t,” Vance wrote. “I put up a simple statement yesterday that said ‘I stand by Ellen.’ Only a handful of my Facebook ‘friends’ responded to it. If you don’t support Ellen, then you don’t support me, so please unfriend me.”

“I’m sick and tired of my sister being attacked. She always has – and always will – stand against bullying of any kind,” Vance continued. “She’s a smart, strong woman who has made a positive difference in the world. And to my friends who did respond with support for Ellen and my family, thank you so much. It means a lot.”

Vance is not the only person to come forward and show support for Ellen. Tons of celebrities, and her famous friends, have also spoken out about the situation.

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