Interview with The Hollywood Reporter The following information was available at the time the announcement was made: DeGeneres stated that it wasn’t providing enough juice.

“When you’re a creative person, you constantly need to be challenged—and as great as this show is, and as fun as it is, it’s just not a challenge anymore,” she said. 

The announcement came during a time of turmoil for DeGeneres, whose wholesome image took a hit after allegations in 2020 of a “toxic work environment” on the set of her show. Ten former and one current employees were among the 10 who announced their resignation. Ellen DeGeneres Show The show’s hierarchy was criticised, but no claims about DeGeneres were made. (The producers eventually quit the show.

Even though the accusations linger, it’s a great time for staff members.

DeGeneres gives bonuses to crew members and employees based on their years of service. Deadline. These payments will be made according to a sliding scale. Staff members who have been on the show for one to four years are getting two weeks’ pay, four-to-eight-year staffers are getting three week’ pay, and so forth. Bonuses are limited to six weeks for staff who serve the longest time.

According to a production source, Ellen and the team feel very emotional as they move into the next few months.