Lindsay Lohan's ex Samantha Ronson says Ellen DeGeneres has 'always been respectful and kind' to her

DJ Sam Ronson has spoken out in support of embattled talk show host Ellen DeGeneres.

The 42-year-old, who dated Lindsay Lohan, took to Twitter yesterday to defend the comedian in the wake of her show's 'toxic' workplace scandal.

The sister of Mark Ronson told her followers that the 62-year-old has "always been kind" to her.

She penned: "Unpopular opinion: I’ve worked for @TheEllenShow as a dj, for her parties, for years and she has ALWAYS been respectful and kind to me."

Samantha, who is from a famous family, responded to users commentting that the way Ellen treated her was not reflective of the way she behaved toward lower profile celebs.

She said: "I knew this was coming, but you'd be surprised by how many people are super rude when you become someone they are writing a cheque to. It's super disappointing."

Another follower comment under the post, "You're also a celebrity guest. It's the people who work for her that she's reportedly been awful to."

Ronson responded, "I wasn't a celebrity guest. I was an employee. Very different. Trust me."

The Ellen DeGeneres Show is currently under an internal investigation after employees came forward about experiencing "racism, fear and intimidation” while working there.

Ronson's endorsement come after Katy Perry weighed in on the unfolding situation.

The pregnant singer, who has been a guest on Ellen's show numerous times, showed her support for the comedian online.

Taking to Twitter today, Katy insisted that she's only ever had "positive takeaways" from her interactions with the TV star and her crew.

She began: "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".

Yesterday, Ellen's wife Portia de Rossi broke her silence and said she "stands by" her.

"To all our fans….we see you. Thank you for your support. #stopbotattacks," the model shared on her social media on Monday afternoon.

Various other famous faces have shown support for the famed daytime show host, such as Polo player Nacho Figueras and Scooter Braun.

Unfortunately, other celebs have also ganged up against her and claimed that she can be "cold," such as Lea Thompson, Bachelor’s Corinne Olympios, and actor Brad Garrett.

Ellen – who faces losing partnerships – has found herself in hot water after BuzzFeed News spoke to 36 staffers about their alleged experiences on the set of the hit daytime show. 

One former employee alleged Kevin Leman, the show’s head writer and executive producer, solicited him for oral sex at a company party in 2013.

Others claimed they witnessed him grope and kiss employees. 

Nearly a dozen claimed to the publication that he often made sexually explicit comments about colleagues.

He has also been accused of preying on young, lower-level employees who would fear lodging a complaint to HR. 

Kevin said he denied "any kind of sexual impropriety" in a statement.

In a separate interview in July, Ellen employees claimed they suffered from "racism, fear and intimidation” on set.

BuzzFeed News also reported staff claimed to have been fired because they took medical leave or bereavement days to attend family funerals.

Others alleged they were told by their managers to not speak directly to Ellen if they saw her at the office.

An internal investigation was launched last week week by the show's parent company WarnerMedia after the employees came forward.

Following the backlash, Ellen issued an apology letter to her staff.

However, staffers told The Sun exclusively that Ellen's "apology and denial that she knew anything was going on" regarding the alleged behind-the-scenes misconduct is “complete bull.”

Executive producers Ed Glavin, Mary Connelly, and Andy Lassner released a joint statement to the outlet, claiming they take the stories "very seriously" and admitted they need to "do better.”

Though Andy claimed the show is not “going off the air” amid cancelation rumors, The Sun exclusively reported James Corden may be in line to replace Ellen. 

NBC Entertainment Chairman Paul Telegdy, who is part of the executive team overseeing the probes on the claims against The Ellen DeGeneres Show, is deciding on the future of the Emmy-winning series.

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