Ellen DeGeneres set to end TV series due to bullying

Ellen DeGeneres set to end TV series due to bullying

American television host, Ellen DeGeneres is reportedly set to end her eponymous talk show after 18 seasons, following accusations that she allowed a toxic work environment.

 

After 18 seasons on air and huge ratings, Ellen DeGeneres is expected to make an announcement; explaining why she’s pulling the plug today, May 12, according to The Daily Mail.

 

The publication have said that a source told them it’s because Ellen “has had enough and told her team that she’s done”.

 

The insider said: “She’s promised one more season after this one; and will exit at the end of the 2021/2022 season.

 

This comes as several former and current employees of The Ellen Show accused the 63-year-old host of ignoring “bullying” by executives.

 

The employees in question also accused the star of fostering a “toxic” work environment in general.

 

Ellen had apologized following the accusations.

 

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In other news, Samuel Ajibola, who also got married a couple of months ago, has confirmed that he is stepping aside; from playing the role of Spiff in the comedy series, The Johnsons.

 

The comic actor confirmed that he is leaving the series to, hence, explore new opportunities.

 

Read what he shared on Instagram;

“For about 10 years now, I have sacrificed my time.

Dedicated my life as well as the God-given creativity within me to serving the Spiff character on ‘The Johnsons’ television series; which for me has fulfilled its purpose in bringing entertainment; happiness; and joy to the African continent,” the actor said.

 

Samuel Ajibola is a Nigerian television and film actor; model; as well as events compere.

 

He is best known for his role as a child actor in the Opa Williams-directed movie Tears for Love; as well as his role as “Spiff” in the Africa Magic TV series The Johnsons.

 

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