Months after The Ellen DeGeneres Present confronted accusations of a “toxic work environment,” the 62-year-old host accepted the award for Daytime Discuss Present of 2020 and thanked her group in a heartfelt speech.
“I’m not solely accepting this award for myself; I am accepting it on behalf of my wonderful crew, my wonderful employees who make this present potential,” she mentioned. “They present up each single day; they give 100% of themselves 100% of the time. That is 250 folks occasions 170 exhibits a 12 months occasions 18 years. Should you carry the 2 and divide it by 11, my level is I like all of them and I thank them for what they do each single day to assist that present be the very best that we attempt to make it each single day.”
She additionally thanked her followers. “I do know this award comes from the folks. I say thanks to the folks,” she continued. “Thanks for all of my followers for supporting me, for sticking by me. I am unable to inform you how grateful I am and what this implies to imply. It is greater than I might presumably inform you, particularly proper now.”