Ellen DeGeneres has tested positive for COVID-19, and has stopped production on her talk show until January, according to media outlets such as Deadline and EW.com.
"Hi Everyone, I want to let you all know that I tested positive for Covid-19," DeGeneres tweeted Dec. 10. "Fortunately, I'm feeling fine right now. Anyone who has been in close contact with me has been notified, and I am following all proper CDC guidelines.
"I'll see you all again after the holidays. Please stay healthy and safe."
The announcement came on the heels of a Buzzfeed report that The Ellen DeGeneres Show has been losing advertising and celebrity bookingand has slipped in the ratingsin the wake of allegations of the host fostering a toxic workplace.