There remains to be an investigation into the report that there have been racist and sexist points whereas Gabrielle Union labored on America’s Got Talent. The investigation isn’t full however different stars have talked about their expertise engaged on the present. Find out what Union needed to say in response and extra.
‘America’s Got Talent’ is being investigated after Gabrielle Union’s exit
SAG-AFTRA introduced it launched an investigation into the alleged circumstances behind Union not being requested to return to America’s Got Talent.
This is after Variety reported that producers didn’t report a racist joke that was made throughout filming regardless of Union pushing for it. A supply additionally claimed her hair was thought-about “too Black” for the viewers.
The union launched an announcement concerning the investigation, based on Page Six.
We take problems with office well being and security very severely. We instantly reached out to Ms. Union’s representatives when these studies got here to gentle. It is our observe to work carefully with members who attain out to us and their representatives in situations like this, as that often affords the perfect safety and greatest decision for the affected member.
Terry Crews and Heidi Klum defended the present
Now that the present is again with America’s Got Talent: The Champions, the celebrities are being requested about their very own expertise. Heidi Klum stated solely constructive issues.
“I’ve only had an amazing experience,” Klum stated based on E! News. “I can’t speak for [Gabrielle]. I didn’t experience the same thing. To me, everyone treats you with the utmost respect. I’ve never seen anything that was weird or hurtful.”
Host, Terry Crews additionally defended the present in the case of variety. “It just was not my experience,” he informed Us Weekly. “It was the best experience I ever had in my entire life.”
“When they talk about diversity, there was every bit of diversity on set, everywhere,” he claimed. “I have never been in a more diverse place in 20 years of entertainment, so what can I say?”
Union tweeted about different folks breaking an settlement
The actress didn’t identify names, however she confirmed her displeasure with different folks speaking earlier than the investigation is full. She first responded to a author exhibiting assist by tweeting, “Thank u [sic]! Cuz [sic] girlllllll [sic] Truth telling, wanting change & having MULTIPLE witnesses who bravely came forward to let EVERYONE know I didn’t lie or exaggerate, really exposes those who enthusiastically will throw you under the bus, forgetting quickly who stepped up 4 THEIR truth.”
She then responded to a different writer by tweeting, “Why anyone would gleefully get up on TV and tell lies that NO ONE disputed… But we already know.”
She tweeted, “Can someone please ask abt [sic] what happens to all that diversity folks are talking about BEHIND THE SCENES. Like, legit… where the hell is all that diversity in the production though homie? In the decision making ranks who control the fate of the diversity in front of the camera?”
She then tweeted, “Maaaaaan… We all agreed to let the investigation be completed before speaking but if we doing this… ohhhhh baby let’s gooooooooooo!”
The investigation will reportedly be full on the finish of January.