Allegations of sexual harassment and assault threaten to topple Ellen Degeneres and her show

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Ellen Degeneres built her brand around her warm persona, but now she faces allegations that she created a toxic work environment. Photo by ronpaulrevolt2008 (CC BY 2.0).

Talk show host Ellen Degeneres built her brand around her warm and sunny persona. Now she’s facing allegations that she created a toxic work environment, one that was plagued by sexual misconduct, bullying, racism and harassment. There are rumors that Degeneres may leave her show.