If Instagram allowed bold, italic, and red font, she may have used those too.
In the midst of the daytime talk show scandal, Diane Keaton posted a photo of the two from a February visit to Ellen’s show and said, “I ALWAYS ENJOYED MY VISITS TO THE ELLEN SHOW. I’VE SEEN HOW THE AUDIENCE EXUDES HAPPINESS AND GRATITUDE. SHE GIVES BACK TO SO MANY INCLUDING ME.” Her post made the rounds on the social media platform on August 4.
Nacho Figueras Stood Up for DeGeneres Via Instagram
Ignacio Figueras, who goes by Nacho said he went to social media to say something about the crisis surrounding “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” because no one else was doing that.
Posting a cute photo of the two together, he said on August 2 that he had been patiently waiting for someone with “more authority that me to speak up about what a great human being @theellenshow is.” The Argentine athlete talked about the experience on the show categorizing it as a well-run machine with very nice people.
Octavio Spencer Posted Ellen’s High School Yearbook Photo
Seasoned actress Octavio Spencer, who has an Oscar, a SAG, and a Golden Globe under her belt, praised Ellen and showed support with an Instagram note. “The Help” actress said that her experience on the show was supportive and fun. She sent love to everyone at the entire show and to Ellen.
At the end of her note, she seemed to allude to complaints from folks like Nikki de Jager who talked about being treated coldly. Spencer signed off with, “And no, people are NOT always kind to talent!”
“Keep going,” urged Alec Baldwin
Not too long before Baldwin had his own publicity disaster to deal with, he called in to the show. On September 23, he told her to keep doing it. He said she is “one of the funniest and most talented women […] in all of the show business,” and Ellen appreciated the support. Previously, he took to Twitter to support her, the day after Keaton. He tweeted, “@TheEllenShow has always been kind to me.”
He also acknowledged that in the entertainment business, people are sometimes overzealous. “Sometimes people can go too far in pursuit of a creative or commercial goal.”
Ashton Kutcher Weighs In
Ashton Kucher replied to a Follower who questioned his support of Ellen’s wife Portia showed her support on the 4th of August and stars followed suit. Ashton Kutcher did too. He said his experiences at the Ellen show were all respect and kindness, extending to his team and hers. One Kutcher follower posted a reply. Her tweet entreated the A-lister to think about other people besides celebs.
She said she totally gets it, celebrity friends showing support, “But… employees are complaining about their work experience there.” Adding, “No one knows what it’s like but them. It’s invalidating [their experience].” His response: “I understand.”