Fans of the talk show titled “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” were devastated after an announcement was made about the show coming to an end.
In recent times, the show and its host Ellen Degeneres have been through lots of criticism which has really had a bad effect on the show’s ratings and probably on Degeneres as she ultimately decided to put an end to the show.
This announcement resulted in mixed reactions from fans and and non-fans on social media, which included a high praise for Actress, Dakota Johnson.
Read below for more information.
About The Show
“The Ellen DeGeneres Show” is an American daytime talk show. It has been one of the biggest talk shows in America, from the very beginning.
Like every other talk show, it stars different celebrities and social media influencers who will bring the attention of their fans, who are interested in knowing more about them. Also, an interaction with the audience in an entertaining way often takes place.
The show aired its first episode in September 2003, and over the years, it has amassed a large fan base and had been successful until now, when the ratings significantly dropped.
Criticisms Against Ellen
Ellen was accused of having a questionable character, especially to her workers. Some of her former employees also spoke our about being mistreated and abused by the actress and comedian.
There were even accusations of racism towards her different racially distinctive employees, which allegedly led some of them to quit their jobs immediately.
After an enormous backlash from online users, Ellen sent out an apology about everything that happened. Unfortunately, the apology didn’t sit well with many fans.
Some celebrities such as Katy Perry and Kevin Hart who are close to the TV host, tried defending her, but didn’t really change anything.
Fans Praise Dakota On Social Media
Dakota Johnson an American actress who had invited on the show recently received lots of praises from social media users regarding what she did at the end of the show.
During one episode, Ellen asked Johnson why she wasn’t invited to her birthday party, and the “Fifty Shades Freed” actress replied that she didn’t think Ellen would show up. This was eventually followed by some awkward arguments about the birthday party.
One user said “We as society has to thank Dakota Johnson for this.”
Another user wrote “Dakota Johnson has done more for society by ending Ellen DeGeneres than most of your faves have in their careers and it shows.”
Amid all the fuss on the internet, during her announcement, Ellen revealed the real reason for ending her 18-seasons long show. She explained that she no longer felt challenged enough to move on.
“When you’re a creative person, you constantly need to be challenged — and as great as this show is, and as fun as it is, it’s just not a challenge anymore,” she said to the “The Hollywood Reporter”
Just like that the over 16 years show will come to an end to the dismay of some and delight of others.
Nevertheless, fans should keep their fingers crossed on Ellen and her future plans.