Alec Baldwin gives advice to Ellen DeGeneres amid 'toxic' workplace scandal

The Ellen DeGeneres Show returned for its 18th season on Monday after being hit with a series of toxic workplace allegations over the summer.

"I've watched the films you've done and I've watched your success on this TV show, and you are one of the funniest and most talented women - one of the most amusing and talented people in all of show business. Don't you stop doing what you're doing".

The long-time talk show host started her almost five-minute intro by telling her viewers,"If you're watching because you love me, thank you".

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A la 14e minute, elle inscrivait déjà sa première réalisation de la soirée sur un coup franc direct. Mais "je continue d'avancer", s'est empressée d'ajouter cette inconditionnelle de la sélection.

DeGeneres acknowledged that there have been "some rapids" and assured Baldwin that she's "maneuvering the raft". We need you, we need you.

Despite addressing the entire recent debacle regarding her alleged abusive behavior and the toxic workplace accusations, the public still doesn't seem to be buying her words full of regret.

Ellen DeGeneres' apology to her current and former talk show employees fell flat on Monday - they've accused her of using their issues to pump up ratings. "When she said, "Oh, my summer was great" and that was supposed to be amusing I thought, 'It's amusing that you had a rough summer because everyone was calling out all of the allegations of your toxic work environment and now you're the one suffering?'" "I know that I'm in a position of privilege and power and I realize with that power comes responsibility and I take responsibility for what happens at my show". I learned that things happened here that never should have happened. "We have made the necessary changes and today, we are starting a new chapter".

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She also poked fun at the rumours that she does not allow her staff to make eye contact with her, saying, "I'm excited to see all of my staff and my crew. If you're watching because you don't love me, welcome!" Hi everybody. Please don't look me in the eye.

The 62-year-old actor has lent support to the talk-show host, whose show has been embroiled in scandal.

"Ellen is definitely a perfectionist and knows she can be hard, but she never wanted to come across as mean-spirited,"a source tells PEOPLE".

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This joke didn't sit well with another former employee, who said: "I don't feel sorry that she's in a shit load of trouble because she branded herself the "be kind" person".

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