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Kris Jenner DEFENDS Ellen DeGeneres Amid Allegations Of Abuse, Racism On Talk Show Set

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By Mike Walters

Kris Jenner has taken a stand in the allegations against friend Ellen DeGeneres by promoting a new push by the talk show hosts' wife to 'Stand' by her during the ongoing investigation into her television show.

According to multiple reports, the 'Keep Up With The Kardashians' star is supporting Ellen's wife, Portia de Rossi, in her new campaign on social media posting a meme saying, "I Stand By Ellen."

The momager 'liked' the post by De Rossi, but interestingly she didn't re-post or put out any statement in regards to the allegations against Ellen.

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As we reported, 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' is currently under investigation for an alleged toxic and abusive work environment on the set of her television show.

Kris Jenner, and most of her family including daughter Kim Kardashian, have made several appearances on the 'Ellen' show and the talk show hosts helps promote most of the family's projects.

The problem is several allegations against the 'Ellen' show have to do with racism on the set. A former black employee claimed she was the subject of racist micro-aggressions and abuse over an 18-month period.

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One former Black employee claimed she was the subject of racist micro-aggressions and abuse over an 18-month period.

The employee claimed that soon after she was hired, she was told by a senior producer that “I hope we don’t get confused” by the fact two Black employees have box braids.

The person continued, one main writer of the show joked, “I’m sorry, I only know the names of the white people who work here,” while other staffers “awkwardly laughed it off” instead of coming to her defense.

After complaining about the ongoing treatment, the employee claimed staffers distanced themselves, and a white male boss told her he had “some random Black friend” who had “managed to get over” things of this nature.

Allegations Of Racism On The Set Of 'Ellen DeGeneres Show'

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Kris Jenner isn't the first celebrity to come to Ellen's defense, she follows Katy Perry, Kevin Hart, and Justin Bieber's manager Scooter Braun.

As we reported, Hart issued a statement on Instagram saying, "It’s crazy to see my friend go thru what she’s going thru publicly. I have known Ellen for years and I can honestly say that she’s one of the dopest people on the fucking planet. She has treated my family and my team with love and respect from day 1. The internet has become a crazy world of negativity....we are falling in love with peoples downfall.'

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He continued, "It’s honestly sad...When did we get here? I stand by the ones that I know and that I love. Looking forward to the future where we get back to loving one another....this hate shit has to stop. Hopefully it goes out of style soon....This post is not meant to disregard the feelings of others and their experiences....It’s simply to show what my experiences have been with my friend. Love you for life Ellen..."

As for Katy Perry, she tweeted a similar statement, "I know I can’t speak for anyone else’s experience besides my own but I want to acknowledge that I have only ever had positive takeaways from my time with Ellen & on the @theellenshow. I think we all have witnessed the light & continual fight for equality that she has brought to the world through her platform for decades. Sending you love & a hug, friend @TheEllenShow ♥️'

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