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Jerry O'Connell Reveals Why He Spoke Out About Ellen DeGeneres

Jerry O’Connell spoke out in support of Ellen DeGeneres amid allegations of her workplace culture being toxic.

Well, Jerry is explaining why he decided to publicly support Ellen, and it’s because of what her wife Portia de Rossi posted on Instagram.

“I’ve known Ellen and Portia for almost three decades now and I saw that Portia… Instagrammed out, ‘All of our friends, we need your support right now.’ And I felt compelled to [repost] it,” Jerry told ET.

Jerry posted the same photo that Portia shared, which is a graphic that reads, “I Stand By Ellen.”

Ten celebrities in total have publicly spoken out in support of Ellen DeGeneres.

Ashton Kutcher Defends Ellen DeGeneres, Explains How She Treated Him & His Team

Ashton Kutcher is sticking up for Ellen DeGeneres amid her employees saying they have experienced a toxic work culture at her hit talk show.

“I haven’t spoken with @TheEllenShow and can only speak from my own experience. She & her team have only treated me & my team w/ respect & kindness. She never pandered to celebrity which I always saw as a refreshing honesty. When things aren’t right she handles it and fixes,” Ashton posted on his Twitter account.

After Aston posted this, he took time to respond to some fans who expressed that Ellen may be kind to him because he’s a celebrity.

One Twitter user responded back, “Oh she treats billionaire A list guests well? You don’t say.” Ashton responded directly, saying, “1. I’m not a billionaire. 2. it extends to my team and people she didn’t even know I work with.”

Another posted, “Yes because you are a celebrity.” Ashton responded, “But it extends to my team and people she didn’t even know I work with.”

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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.

Former 'Ellen Show' DJ Tony Okungbowa Speaks Out Amid Drama: 'I Did Experience Toxicity'

Tony Okungbowa is speaking out.

The 52-year-old actor and DJ, who was the resident DJ of The Ellen DeGeneres Show from 2003 to 2006 and again from 2007 to 2013, spoke out amid reports of a toxic workplace culture at the show.

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“Hey Guys, I hope you are all keeping safe out there during these trying times. I have been getting calls asking me about the Ellen Degeneres Show and I would like to address the time I spent there. I was on air talent from 2003-2006 and from 2007 -2013. While I am grateful for the opportunity it afforded me, I did experience and feel the toxicity of the environment and I stand with my former colleagues in their quest to create a healthier and more inclusive workplace as the show moves forward,” he wrote on his Instagram on Tuesday (August 4). Click here to see the post.

The show is also facing another issue amid the ongoing controversy…

'Ellen DeGeneres Show' Ratings Down to 'All-Time Low' Amid Drama

Ellen DeGeneres‘ show is taking a major hit.

The Ellen DeGeneres Show‘s ratings are at “a series low,” according to The New York Post on Tuesday (August 4).

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The news of the ratings comes at the same time that Ellen is embroiled in a controversy speaking to her behavior to those who work for her on her show, as well as the show’s apparent culture of toxicity.

“Ratings for the daytime program — which is facing ongoing allegations of a ‘toxic’ workplace culture — slipped to a series low last month, snagging a 1.0 Live + Same Day household rating for the week ending July 26, according to The Wrap, which noted that it’s a 9% drop from the previous week and a steep -29% fall from the same period in summer 2019. However, it’s worth noting that other talk shows currently in summer reruns have also faced declines, including Dr. Oz, which dropped 22%, and The Real and The Doctors, which are both down 20%,” The Post reported.

Some celebrities are standing up for Ellen and coming forward with their support. Find out who just spoke out…

Diane Keaton Joins List of Celebrities Supporting Ellen DeGeneres

Diane Keaton is joining the list of celebrities who are speaking out in support of Ellen DeGeneres, despite reports of what goes on behind the scenes at her talk show.

“I ALWAYS ENJOYED MY VISITS TO THE ELLEN SHOW. I’VE SEEN HOW THE AUDIENCE EXUDES HAPPINESS AND GRATITUDE. SHE GIVES BACK TO SO MANY INCLUDING ME. @theellenshow,” Diane posted on her Instagram account, along with a photo of her with Ellen. Diane is a frequent guest on The Ellen Show.

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In the past 24 hours, Ellen has received a lot more celebrity support. See the growing list of stars who have released statements on Ellen. Stay tuned as we await more statements from celebrities.

Kevin Hart Defends Ellen DeGeneres: 'We Are Falling in Love with People's Downfall'

Kevin Hart is commenting on the situation going down with Ellen DeGeneres and defending her amid toxic work environment allegations.

“It’s crazy to see my friend go thru what she’s going thru publicly. I have known Ellen for years and I can honestly say that she’s one of the dopest people on the f*cking planet. She has treated my family and my team with love and respect from day 1,” Kevin posted.

He continued, “The internet has become a crazy world of negativity….we are falling in love with peoples down fall. It’s honestly sad…When did we get here? I stand by the ones that I know and that I love. Looking forward to the future where we get back to loving one another….this hate shit has to stop. Hopefully it goes out of style soon….This post is not meant to disregard the feelings of others and their experiences….It’s simply to show what my experiences have been with my friend. Love you for life Ellen…”

Kevin is not the only celebrity who has supported Ellen…find out which stars have spoken out about this situation.