In a new profile in The Los Angeles Times, the superstar singer opened up about the not-so-glamorous side effects of her storied career in pop music, sharing that she used to suffer from clinical depression when things weren't going well for her.
The Ellen Show is now the subject of an internal investigation by Warner Media after past and current employees made a series of shocking allegations about what went on behind the scenes of the daytime program.
"And I'm not here to make everyone agree with me", she added.
Many criticised the Roar singer for speaking out, including one fan who wrote, "You're rich and well-known Katy".
DeGeneres has seen her reputation torn to shreds in recent weeks and months as former staff members and past guests have spoken out about their experiences working with the star.
The popular chat show is now undergoing an internal investigation by WarnerMedia, after BuzzFeed News published accounts from current and former staff members, who alleged they were subjected to a "toxic work environment" while working on the show.
But Perry, who is now gearing up to release her fifth studio album Smile, leapt to DeGeneres' defence in a much-maligned two-part tweet.
Last week a waitress told Daily Mail that DeGeneres almost got her suspended from her job by complaining that the waitress was wearing chipped nail polish.
tWitch spoke to US Weekly, revealing that he legally couldn't say much on the matter, as he is still employed with the show and remains good friends with Ellen.
Damage control: Her daytime talk show is at the centre of allegations of bullying and harassment behind the scenes, but there is still hope for Ellen DeGeneres, according to a brand expert.
Who needs a Netflix subscription when The Ellen DeGeneres Show keeps serving up endless drama? "There's been love and there'll will continue to be love".
"My name is on the show and everything we do and I take responsibility for that", she wrote.
"Alongside Warner Bros, we immediately began an internal investigation and we are taking steps, together, to correct the issues".
"Obviously, something changed, and I am disappointed to learn that this has not been the case. While I am grateful for the opportunity it afforded me, I did experience and feel the toxicity of the environment".