Ellen DeGeneres announces she has COVID-19

Ellen DeGeneres announces she has COVID-19

The talk show host made her positive results public about an hour ago on social media. 

Ellen DeGeneres announces she has COVID-19

Taking to social media, DeGeneres shared the following post on her talk show 'The Ellen Show's' Twitter account: 

Following the announcement, a spokesperson for the production company that runs the 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' shared that the show would be going on a production break such until a time as it is safe to do so. 

The year 2020 has not been a good year for Ellen, her reputation has come under fire this year. 

READ: Ellen DeGeneres issues apology amid toxic workplace claims

DeGeneres had gone from a daytime queen with the mantra "be kind" to a problematic employer, particularly on social media. 

Some of her employees and others accused the talk show host of fostering a toxic work environment, one that included allegations of sexual misconduct, racism, and a "culture of fear."

After facing extreme social media pressure to address the allegations levelled against her, the comedian, actress and talk show host did so, stating the following: 

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