Kelly Clarkson addresses toxic workplace claims

Kelly Clarkson has responded to a Rolling Stone report accusing her daytime speak present of being a poisonous office.

Clarkson issued a assertion on her Instagram web page Saturday. She addressed the allegations after 11 present and former workers complained about being overworked and underpaid on “The Kelly Clarkson Present” and in addition known as their work “traumatizing to their psychological well being” within the journal’s Friday report.

Within the report, the nameless workers known as Clarkson “implausible” however stated present producers had been “monsters” who made their lives “hell.”

Clarkson stated she loves her staff.

“To search out out that anybody is feeling unheard and or disrespected on this present is unacceptable,” she stated within the submit. The speak present host stated she desires to take care of a wholesome and protected work atmosphere.

“As we put together for a transfer to the East Coast, I’m extra dedicated than ever to making sure that not solely our staff is transferring, but in addition our new staff in NY is comprised of one of the best and kindest within the enterprise,” she stated. “A part of that construct will embrace management coaching for the entire senior employees, together with myself.”

Clarkson stated that there’s “at all times room to develop” and that she desires the present to be the “greatest model of ourselves in any enterprise.”

“Particularly on the subject of management, to make sure that any notion of toxicity is eradicated,” she stated.

An NBCUniversal spokesperson stated in a press release that the leisure company is “dedicated to a protected and respectful work atmosphere.” The assertion learn that office complaints are taken “very critically and to insinuate in any other case is unfaithful.”

“When points are reported they’re promptly reviewed, investigated and acted upon as acceptable,” the assertion stated. “’The Kelly Clarkson Present’ strives to construct a protected, respectful and equitable office that nurtures a tradition of inclusivity and creativity.”