Rowling has faced criticism for her remarks on trans women. (Photo: Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)

‘She has been and continues to be a bright light in a dark world’

“If you think Ellen would knowingly allow bullying or racism on her show, you don’t know my sister,” he wrote on Twitter. He went on to say his sibling “has been and continues to be a bright light in a dark world” and called her “one of the kindest, most generous people you’ll ever meet” in addition to “one of the funniest.”

If you think Ellen would knowingly allow bullying or racism on her show, you don’t know my sister. She has been and continues to be a bright light in a dark world. She’s one of the kindest, most generous people you’ll ever meet. And one of the funniest.

— Vance DeGeneres (@vancedegeneres) August 4, 2020

Diane Keaton and her wife, Portia de Rossi — while some others have spoken out against. Brad Garrett of Everybody Loves Raymond fame said he knows “more than one who were treated horribly by her” and called it “common knowledge.” data-reactid=”25″>DeGeneres is often speaking about kindness and that reputation has also been called into question. Some celebrities have spoken out in support of her — including Kevin Hart, Katy Perry, Diane Keaton and her wife, Portia de Rossi — while some others have spoken out against. Brad Garrett of Everybody Loves Raymond fame said he knows “more than one who were treated horribly by her” and called it “common knowledge.

Ellen DeGeneres and brother Vance at the 1995l Golden Globe Awards. (Photo: Ron Galella, Ltd./Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images)

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Tony Okungbowa, better known as DJ Tony, said in an Instagram post on Tuesday that he “did experience and feel the toxicity of the environment.”

“I stand with my former colleagues in their quest to create a healthier and more inclusive workplace as the show moves forward,” he wrote.