Ellen DeGeneres supported by A-list stars amid controversy

Katy Perry and Kevin Hart are among the stars coming to the defense of DeGeneres, who faces allegations of a toxic work environment.
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Transcript for Ellen DeGeneres supported by A-list stars amid controversy
We continue to look at the fallout for Ellen DeGeneres who is looking at the accusations behind her show. Kaylee Hartung has the latest. Reporter: Ellen has been widely criticized about the culture of her show and some big names are rushing to her defense. Be kind to one another. Reporter: This morning celebrities standing by Ellen DeGeneres on social media. Kevin hart posting I have known Ellen for years, and I can honestly say that she's one of the dopest people on the planet, she's treated my family and my team with love and respect from day one. Ellen came forward, forcing him to step down from the oscars. There are so many haters. Whatever is going on on the internet, don't pay attention to them. That's a small group of people being very, very loud. Reporter: Diane Keaton supporting the emmy-winning host writing I've always enjoyed my visits to the Ellen show. I've seen how the audience exudes happiness and gratitude. Katy Perry tweeting to her 180 million Hollywood that she's always only had positive takeaways to the show. When you have Diane Keaton and Katy Perry supporting Ellen. It's good for Ellen. I don't know if that will change the public perception because this controversy isn't about how Ellen treated her guests. It's more about how Ellen and her team were treating her employees. Reporter: An internal investigation at the daytime talk show after buzz feed published an explosive story, one current and ten former employees anonymously claiming they faced racism, fear and intimidation, the host apologizing and promising change in a letter to staffers writing I told everyone in the first meeting that the Ellen degenres show would be a place of happiness and no one would ever raise their voice and everyone would be treated with respect. I am disappointed to learn that this has not always been the case and for that I am sorry. It detailed sexual harassment and misconduct allegations against several of the show's top producers. The #istandwithellen trending on Twitter. DeGeneres' wife Portia Deross I tweeting, to all our fans, we see you. Thank you for your support. Not everyone is using the platform, actor Brad Garrett, sorry, but it comes from the top at the Ellen show. No more than one who were treated horribly by her. Common knowledge. Reporter: Multiple staffers accused of misconduct and harassment are denying allegations while Ellen and Warner brother studios have not responded, they do vow changes are coming. T.J.? Thank you so much.

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