NBC, union investigate ‘America’s Got Talent’ racism report

Gabrielle Union was let go from'America's Got Talent ahead of its upcoming season

The article also claimed that Union expressed concerns over an incident during auditions in which she believed a white male performer crossed a line in portraying people of colour.

In late November, it was announced that Union and Julianne Hough would not be returning to AGT next season.

Not like Union, Osbourne famous that her drawback with the place had nothing to do with the individuals behind the scenes of "AGT", however slightly its community, NBC.

In a statement, a spokesperson for NBC and Freemantle previously said: "America's Got Talent has a long history of inclusivity and diversity in both our talent and the acts championed by the show". The report also claimed that Union and Hough, 31, were both subject to "excessive notes" on their physical appearance. "I didn't get let go", Osbourne said, explaining that it wasn't the show itself that pushed her to leave, but that it was instead NBC. I left because of NBC, not because of the show.

The Talk host, who was a judge on the programme for six years, opened up about her time on the series to her fellow panellists on the hit USA daytime show, following reports judge Gabrielle Union was dismissed from the judging panel for making multiple complaints to TV bosses about the allegedly "toxic" workplace culture. Shonda Rhimes and Amber Tamblyn - have a. divided Time's Up Petitionand invited the network to "repair its toxic work culture" with "concrete and long-term measures".

Social media is giving Crews, 51, the business, for what they deem very timid and tepid support for Union, 47, who was ousted from the show after completing just one year of a three-year contract.


"Obviously, there wasn't anybody of colour on the panel when I was there". Mandel, who joined the show in 2010 for Season 5, is now the longest-serving judge.

Association and individual judge Julianne Hough left "America's Got Talent" a month ago. So I honestly can't say.

NBC, production company Fremantle and Cowell's company Syco issued their own statement Sunday.

"We stay dedicated to making sure a respectful office for all workers and take very critically any questions on office tradition", the joint assertion stated. She wrote: "Thank you @itsgabrielleu for speaking up about a toxic culture at @NBC 's #AmericasGotTalent". Fellow celebs, including Ellen Pompeo and Debra Messing, have spoken up on Union's behalf, resulting in the actress sending a public thank-you message to her supporters.

AGT in the origin released a assertion which mentioned: 'The United States's Got Talent has a prolonged history of inclusivity and selection in both our abilities and the acts championed by the objective to. "We are working with Ms. Union through her representatives to hear more about her concerns, following which we will take whatever next steps may be appropriate".

While Union Tweeted: "So many tears, so much gratitude". Humbled and thankful, forever ❤.

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