Ellen DeGeneres launches the latest $ 270 BE KIND gift set months after a toxic workplace scandal – but customers are NOT impressed with the content which includes a paint set, headphones and a collapsible mug!
A toxic workplace scandal tore its production apart earlier this year.
And despite a host of allegations contradicting her behavior, Ellen DeGeneres has kicked off a new season of her “BE KIND”. gift box valued at $ 270.
The 62-year-old comedian revealed the new product on her eponymous talk show, but fans were already disappointed with the content as they took to social media with complaints.
Unique: Despite a host of allegations contradicting her behavior, Ellen DeGeneres has launched a new season of her “BE KIND” gift set valued at $ 270
Ellen revealed the new season’s subscription box full of a few of her favorite things in an Instagram post.
A paint set, headphones, a collapsible mug, and a gold “hope” necklace were included in the kit, which costs $ 54.99 per quarter.
While Kris Jenner was more than impressed with the winter collection, fans were less than happy with Ellen’s offerings.
Yikes: The 62-year-old comedian revealed the new product on her eponymous talk show, but fans were already disappointed with the content as they took to social media with complaints
Hope was falling: While Kris Jenner was more than impressed with the winter collection, fans were less than happy with Ellen’s offerings
Ellen is pictured with her latest BE KIND. gift box valued at $ 270
“The headphones in my box don’t perform very well – very disappointed with the quality,” wrote Instagram user @ megwilliamson319.
“I never had my summer mailbox, no one answers my emails?” I don’t even have an account for some reason, but I still have my bill. ‘ @ k_kae22 commented on the post. ‘
Another follower wrote: “I’m still waiting for my box… it’s been months.”
Variety is the spice of life: A paint set, headphones, collapsible mug, and gold “hope” necklace were featured in the kit, which costs $ 54.99 per quarter.
Festive: The bright red box featured people of color with a logo taped to the front
“Can someone contact me please,” @annsterw commented. “I sent seven emails and received nothing in return. I was billed twice for my premium box. Please contact me. ‘
DeGeneres was embroiled in a toxic workplace scandal that wreaked havoc among viewers, with Neilsen’s recent ratings showing a 38% drop.
Neilsen Media Research, the company that measures audience size, reported that for Ellen’s Season 18 premiere on September 21, the show averaged 1.2 Live + household ratings. Same Day, a decrease of 29% from its first in 2019.
The show averages around 1.7 million viewers this season, almost 38% fewer than last year, before it was hit with accusations from current and former employees that it had favored a toxic workplace.
Not great: DeGeneres was embroiled in a toxic workplace scandal that wreaked havoc among viewers with recent Neilsen ratings showing a 38% dro
“As you may have heard, this summer there were allegations of a toxic work environment on our show and then there was an investigation. I learned that things happened here that should never have happened, ” Ellen told viewers in her first game of the season.
“I take this very seriously and want to say that I am very sorry for the people who have been affected. I know I’m in a position of privilege and power, and I realize that with that comes responsibility, and I take responsibility for what happens at my show.
She added, “Being known as the ‘nice lady’ is a sticky position. The truth is, I am that person you see on TV. I am a lot of other things too. Sometimes I get sad, I get sad. angry, I get anxious, I get frustrated, I get impatient, and I’m working on this.
Discount: DeGeneres was offering $ 15 off its special box