Kelly Clarkson responds to toxic workplace complaints about her talk show

Kelly Clarkson is responding to allegations that her namesake talk show has a ‘toxic’ working environment behind the scenes.

rolling stone published an article on Friday, with 11 current and former employees saying they were “overworked, underpaid and that working at the salon was traumatic for their mental health.”

A source denounced the NBC producer, but said Clarkson was not to blame.

“NBC is protecting the show because it’s their new livelihood, but Kelly has no idea how unhappy her staff are,” a former employee said. rolling stone.

The first season american idol champion addressed the complaints in a lengthy post on Instagram.

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“In my 20 years in the entertainment industry, I have always led with my heart and what I believe is right. I love my team at The Kelly Clarkson Showand finding out that anyone who feels ignored and/or disrespected on this show is unacceptable,” Clarkson wrote in an Instagram post.

“I have always been, and will continue to be, committed to creating and maintaining a safe and healthy environment at The Kelly Clarkson Show. As we prepare to move to the East Coast, I am more determined than ever to ensure that not only our moving team, but also our new team in New York, is made up of the best and nicest people in the business.” , she continued. .

The statement ended with: “Part of this build will include leadership training for all senior staff, including myself. There is always room to grow and ensure that we are all/become the best version of ourselves in any company. Especially in terms of leadership, to ensure that any notion of toxicity is eradicated.

THE Kelly Clarkson Show airs nationwide and premiered in 2019. It was created by Paul Telegdy.

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