The future of Ellen DeGeneres‘s once popular daytime talk show is in doubt.
DeGeneres, right, Is struggling to hold on to her hosting duties amid troubling accusations of racism and creating a toxic workplace.
With just one year left on her contract, the 62-year-old multimillionaire is said to be facing forced retirement.
According to Page Six, Ellen’s TV ratings have collapsed 8 percent lower than last year.
Meanwhile, The Kelly Clarkson Show — which comes on after Ellen’s Show — could take over Ellen’s 3 p.m. spot if she is canceled.
Kelly’s TV ratings matched Ellen’s ratings high for the first time in 2019.
According to Page Six, NBC chiefs wooed Kelly, 38, before she launched her show in 2019.
The Kelly Clarkson Show became the most-watched new daytime talk show in seven years, winning three Daytime Emmy Awards last year.
Ellen has reportedly pleaded with her Black celebrity friends to help save her job.