TV host James Corden is according to several news sources being considered to replace Ellen DeGeneres on her talk show following accusations of bullying against the host, according to reports.
The Ellen DeGeneres Show is currently undergoing an internal investigation after a Buzzfeed report cited multiple former employees who claimed they had experienced racism, bullying and sexual harassment.
Corden, who hosts The Late Late Show, is the favourite to replace DeGeneres, according to a source at the series’ network NBC who said the British star has always been seen as her “long term successor”, even before the bullying scandal made headlines.
The source told The Sun: “This issue has fast tracked everything and made everyone look at the future today.
“James Corden was being eyed for Ellen’s job in the long term before any of this came to light. Now this shocking new development places a spotlight on the next step.”