Watch: Ellen Addresses Show Controversies In First Monologue Of New Season

She went there.

Ellen Degeneres just began the 18th season of her talk show, and after a summer where her, her staff, and entire show faced allegations or a toxic atmosphere and abusive behavior, Ellen addressed the controversy head on right away.

How was everybody's summer... good? Mine was great!

Watch as Ellen takes responsibility for everything that took place this summer, and says that the show is starting "a new chapter"...