Heidi Klum Said Backlash After Defending ‘America’s Got Talent’ Had Fans Saying She’s a White Woman

by Jeremy Spirogis
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There are claims that the work atmosphere behind America’s Got Talenthas points with racism and extra. Some of the celebs at present engaged on the present defended it together with Heidi Klum. Find out what she mentioned concerning the backlash she acquired and extra.

Heidi Klum mentioned her expertise on the present has been ‘amazing’

Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel of 'America's Got Talent'
Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel of ‘America’s Got Talent’ | Amanda Edwards/Getty Images

Klum was requested about her expertise given the allegations behind Union’s exit. She talked about having a really totally different expertise than the claims.

“I’ve only had an amazing experience,” she mentioned on the Television Critics Association’s winter press tour, in line with 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.”

She did contact on the teasing that goes on between the judges. “Of course, there’s always this cat-and-dog fight, but this is fun. You say something silly,” mentioned Klum. “For me, being on television, I want to entertain people. I want people to have a good time. I want people to go away from their life for two hours and just have fun and enjoy.”

Gabrielle Union referred to as out folks for defending ‘America’s Got Talent’ throughout investigation

Variety reported that Union spoke out towards a racist incident whereas engaged on America’s Got Talent. A supply additionally claimed her hair was thought of “too Black” for the present’s viewers. SAG-AFTRA introduced it was launching an investigation into her exit.

Klum wasn’t the one one to defend the present throughout the investigation. Host, Terry Crews additionally talked about his expertise.

“It just was not my experience,” he instructed Us Weekly. “It was the best experience I ever had in my entire life.”

Crews then talked concerning the variety on the present. “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 later responded to the feedback on Twitter. One of her tweets learn, “Maaaaaan… We all agreed to let the investigation be completed before speaking but if we doing this… ohhhhh baby let’s gooooooooooo!”

Klum mentioned many individuals have been mad at her

The decide did discover the backlash for her protection of the present. She talked about among the feedback directed at her with Page Six.

“A lot of people got mad at me. I was called, for example, ‘a white woman,’” she mentioned. Klum added, “I think it is important for everyone to speak their truth. I think that when there is a story, it should be told. I had a different story.”

She additional talked about her earlier assertion. “I can only speak to what I saw — it has nothing to do with what color I am. I am a human so I just looked at what I saw,” mentioned the mannequin.

Crews has since apologized to Union for his feedback about America’s Got Talent. The outcomes of the investigation has but to be revealed.

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