You know how Ellen ends every episode of her talk show by willing people to be kind to one another?

Well, a thread on Twitter between people who have had first-hand experience with the comedian have us questioning whether she practises what she preaches.

Comedian and writer Kevin T Porter kicked off a stream of Ellen run-ins and anecdotes that truly have us questioning everything we know. Porter labelled DeGeneres “notoriously one of the meanest people alive.”

TV writer Benjamin Siemon replied that “she has a “sensitive nose” so everyone must chew gum” before talking to her, reportedly sending people home to go and shower if she thinks that they stink!

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Another person who says that she was working in wardrobe on the set next to Ellen’s claims that the comedian demanded that a BBQ being held for a showrunner’s 50th birthday be shut down because she doesn’t eat meat.

We’re not sure what to believe anymore.