A representative for The Kelly Clarkson Show and NBCUniversal is responding to the recent allegations of a toxic behind-the-scenes work environment.
On Friday morning (May 12), Rolling Stone published an article where former employees of the NBC daytime talk show, hosted by the 41-year-old entertainer, claimed that executive producer and showrunner Alex Duda has created such negative work environment through bullying and verbal abuse that employees have suffered physical sickness and their mental health has greatly suffered.
A representative for NBCUniversal later released a statement regarding the allegations.
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“We are committed to a safe and respectful work environment and take workplace complaints very seriously and to insinuate otherwise is untrue,” the rep for NBCUniversal shared in a statement with People.
“When issues are reported they are promptly reviewed, investigated and acted upon as appropriate,” the statement continued. “The Kelly Clarkson Show strives to build a safe, respectful and equitable workplace that nurtures a culture of inclusivity and creativity.”
As of right now, Kelly has not publicly addressed the allegations.