Portia's message also included, "Thank you for your support".
On her podcast, the 3PM Pick-Up, Judd and her co-host Katie "Monty" Dimond discussed a 2017 stunt which has resurfaced amid claims of a toxic work culture on the Ellen show.
Others have alleged executives engaged in rampant sexual misconduct and harassment, claims that have been denied by those accused.
You can say that again, and here's what Ellen had to say in her lengthy memo addressing the allegations against her.
"Portia, 47, also added "#stopbotattacks", prompting some social media users to clarify that "it's not bot attacks, her employees are speaking out".
DeGeneres' bad reputation is reportedly so ubiquitous in Hollywood circles that, when describing the turmoil on set, staffers now refer to her by the unfavourable nickname "Karen" - a shorthand normally used for casually racist, demanding middle-class white women.
Last Thursday, DeGeneres attempted to do some internal damage control by issuing an apology email to current staffers, where she appeared to deflect all blame and noted that she was "disappointed" to learn that the show was not 'a place of happiness'. And for that, I am sorry. "Ask everybody", she said on the show, "Ask your producer". "It's important to me and to Warner Bros. that everyone who has something to say can speak up and feels safe doing so".
The Golden Globe victor referenced her own experiences of coming out as gay in 1997 following a media storm.
Last week, a network source told The Sun that Corden, who hosts CBS" The Late Show, has always been seen as Ellen's "successor' - even before the bullying scandal made headlines.
"As someone who was judged and almost lost everything for just being who I am, I truly understand and have deep compassion for those being looked at differently, or treated unfairly, not equal, or - worse - disregarded", she continued.
One person, at least, doesn't seem to think Ellen DeGeneres is mean.
One of the most dramatic human-interest stories to have absorbed Twitter, television, and whatnot in the past few months is most certainly the one involving comedian Ellen DeGeneres and her colleagues. Back to the Future actress Lea Thompson simply replied, "True story".
The AFL WAG laid into DeGeneres over an "awful" stunt she played on her audience, while backing her rumoured replacement James Corden.