Ellen DeGeneres, reportedly, called Apple co-founder Steve Jobs because she was not happy about the size of iPhone’s font.
Ellen DeGeneres has received various complaints from her staff and other celebrities due to her attitude. According to several sources, in contrast to her kind and bubbly character on TV, the host is actually mean. One source also shared an incident when she phoned Steve Jobs to complain about Apple’s iPhone.
Ellen DeGeneres called Steve Jobs over iPhone’s font
Ellen DeGeneres’ former associate shared a surprising fact about the host. The producer recalled an incident several years ago when they were in DeGeneres’ office.
“The Ellen DeGeneres Show” host lost her glasses. As a result, she couldn’t read the text on her iPhone, so she called Steve Jobs.
“She stopped everything and made a call,” the producer said (via New York Post).
“Next thing we know, we literally hear [Apple CEO] Steve Jobs pick up and say, ‘Hi, Ellen’ … Ellen told him the iPhone should have a bigger font. That’s her. It’s not that she’s some demon. She just lives in an incredibly privileged bubble and is out of touch with the real world.”
Ellen called out by her staff and other celebrities
Ellen DeGeneres’ staff and crew members have been unhappy since the pandemic started. They reportedly didn’t receive any written communication about their working hours, pay, or inquiries about their mental and physical health from the producers.
They got more mad after learning that the production hired a non-union tech company to help DeGeneres film remotely from her home for new episodes.
The insiders find her treatment to her crew “totally inconsistent” to her daily message to her audiences to “be kind,” Variety reported.
Also, NikkieTutorial, whose real name is Nikkie de Jager, shared her disappointing experience on the show. She said it was not nice. In fact, the host did not even greet her.
“It’s nice that you say ‘hi’ before the show… she didn’t. Ellen is just such a different world,” NikkieTutorial said.
TV shot grateful to wife Portia de Rossi
Ellen DeGeneres is going through a tough time amid the intense backlash she has been receiving from her critics. However, her wife, Portia de Rossi, remains by her side, and the TV present is very thankful for that.
“Ellen’s so grateful to have Portia in her life as a soulmate and a sounding board, but that doesn’t mean it’s been easy,” an insider told Us Weekly.
“Their home life is strained right now. … Her real friends never ask her to be funny or tell jokes. They accept her as is.”
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