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Waka Flocka Flame Says Gabrielle Union ‘AGT’ Firing Racist, Wants Boycott

Play video content Exclusive Waka Flocka Flame believes there were clear racial motives behind Gabrielle Union‘s ‘AGT’ firing, and says it’s now on the black community to stop supporting companies that have problems with the culture. Gabrielle’s feud with ‘AGT’ is striking a chord with Waka, and he unloaded when we got him in Atlanta […]

Gabrielle Union Met with NBC About AGT Controversy

Gabrielle Union has given an update on her “America’s Got Talent” firing controversy. On Wednesday, the actress revealed she had a long meeting with NBC where she was able to speak her “unfiltered truth.” “We had a lengthy 5-hour, and what I thought to be, productive meeting yesterday,” she tweeted. “I was able to, again, […]

Twitter Drags Terry Crews Over ‘Weak’ Supportive Tweet Following ‘AGT’ Controversy

Twitter made time to school actor Terry Crews after he tweeted a rather lame message of support for fellow actress Gabrielle Union, following the ongoing America’s Got Talent controversy. “You’re the best, Gabrielle! You will be missed!” was the simple message from Crews. Twitter was not happy about it. The message is particularly weak show […]

Gabrielle Union AGT Controversy: Eva Longoria, Shonda Rhimes, Amber Tamblyn Slam NBC

Gabrielle Union’s controversial ousting from “America’s Got Talent” continues to have a ripple effect on the industry. Many A-listers have shown support for Union while urging NBC to better its practices ever since news broke that she and fellow freshman judge Julianne Hough were let go of the competition series after just one season. The […]

Sharon Osbourne Weighs in on Gabrielle Union’s Controversial ‘AGT’ Ouster

Former judge Sharon Osbourne is the latest to speak out after the ongoing controversy surrounding the latest round of judge ousters on “America’s Got Talent.” In particular, several reports have stated that Gabrielle Union was let go for speaking out too much over perceived instances of racism and insensitivity. Osbourne, who was with the show […]

Howard Stern Slams Simon Cowell Over AGT Controversy with Gabrielle Union, Julianne Hough

As a former judge on “America’s Got Talent,” Howard Stern has some thoughts regarding the NBC talent competition’s current controversy. The media personality went in on the show’s creator, Simon Cowell, during his Sirius XM radio show Monday, suggesting the British TV exec “orchestrated” the situation that prompted the network to terminate its contracts with […]

‘America’s Got Talent’ Producers ‘Working With’ Gabrielle Union Following Firing Backlash

NBC and the producers of America’s Got Talent have responded to the backlash regarding Gabrielle Union’s unceremonious firing, claiming that they are “working with” her in a joint statement. “We remain committed to ensuring a respectful workplace for all employees and take very seriously any questions about workplace culture,” the joint statement said. “We are […]

Jay Leno’s ‘AGT’ Joke Wasn’t Racist, Says Alonzo Bodden as Ellen Pompeo Backs Gabrielle Union

Exclusive Details TMZ/Getty Gabrielle Union‘s claims of a toxic workplace at ‘AGT’ has Ellen Pompeo sounding off in support of Gabby — but now someone’s also defending Jay Leno, saying his Korean joke wasn’t racist at all. You’ll recall, Gabrielle reportedly feels she was canned because she complained to producers and NBC about racially insensitive […]

Gabrielle Union and Julianne Hough Reportedly Spoke Out About AGT ‘Toxic Culture’

It looks like it may not have been as simple as an amicable parting of the ways when “America’s Got Talent” recently decided to let both of its freshmen judges go. In a scathing new report by Variety, sources describe a “toxic culture” of undue scrutiny over the appearances of both Julianne Hough and Gabrielle […]

‘AGT’ Runner Up Detroit Youth Choir Wants to Record With Big Sean

Play video content Exclusive TMZ.com The Detroit Youth Choir is still feeling good after finishing second on “America’s Got Talent” … so good in fact, they’re singing like winners and seeking a collab with some huge acts. We got the kids and their director at LAX Thursday as they headed back to Michigan after their […]