Talk Show Host Ellen Degeneres Faces More Bullying Allegations

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Ben Gravolet, 52, revealed in an interview that ‘talk show’ Ellen DeGeneres bullied him as an 11-year-old boy.

According to Gravolet, of Belle Chasse, Louisiana, the talk show host called him ‘fat’ and ‘stupid’. Gravolet, of Belle Chasse, Louisiana.

In the 1970’s, when Ellen, was in her 20’s, she worked for his mother’s recruitment agency.

During that time, the daytime talk show host – comedian claims Ellen subjected him to biting, mean insults.

Gravolet said: ‘She would criticize my weight. I would try to do homework in the office, she’d call me stupid, she’d call me fat. She would criticize my clothes. ‘I was just a boy and this was a grown woman who took pleasure in seeing me become visibly upset,’ he added. Gravolet’s allegations follow claims from dozens of staff on The Ellen DeGeneres Show who have said that racism, bullying and sexual harassment was rife at the Hollywood studio.

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The scandal prompted Ellen, 62, to email an apology to her staff – which some have labelled as ‘complete bull’, claiming she was ‘power-hungry’ and part of the ‘toxic’ environment on set.

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