Months after The Ellen DeGeneres Present confronted accusations of a “toxic work environment,” the 62-year-old host accepted the award for Daytime Speak Present of 2020 and thanked her workforce in a heartfelt speech.
“I’m not solely accepting this award for myself; I am accepting it on behalf of my superb crew, my superb workers who make this present doable,” she stated. “They present up each single day; they give 100 p.c of themselves 100 p.c of the time. That is 250 individuals occasions 170 reveals a yr occasions 18 years. In the event you carry the 2 and divide it by 11, my level is I really like all of them and I thank them for what they do each single day to assist that present be the most effective that we attempt to make it each single day.”
She additionally thanked her followers. “I do know this award comes from the individuals. I say thanks to the individuals,” she continued. “Thanks for all of my followers for supporting me, for sticking by me. I am unable to let you know how grateful I am and what this implies to imply. It is greater than I may probably let you know, particularly proper now.”