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Gabrielle Union Opens Up About NBC Investigation, AGT, Racism, Simon Cowell

“What message do you think that sends to anyone that has an issue with the very real racism and the lack of accountability?” Gabrielle Union is shedding light on the NBC investigation surrounding her controversial stint on “America’s Got Talent.” While appearing on the “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah“ this week, the actress weighed […]

Gabrielle Union Opens Up About NBC Investigation, AGT, Racism, Simon Cowell

“What message do you think that sends to anyone that has an issue with the very real racism and the lack of accountability?” Gabrielle Union is shedding light on the NBC investigation surrounding her controversial stint on “America’s Got Talent.” While appearing on the “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah“ this week, the actress weighed […]

‘AGT’ Champ Landau Murphy Jr. Says He Didn’t Experience Racism But Has One Question

Play video content Exclusive TMZ.com Former “America’s Got Talent” champ Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. says he had a much different experience on set than Gabrielle Union … but there’s one thing that’s still bothering him. Landau — who won season 6 of ‘AGT’ — tells TMZ … he didn’t experience any overt racism or discrimination […]

Dwyane Wade Defends Gabrielle Union’s AGT Complaint, Alleges House Was Watched, Family Followed

NBC has denied Union was intimidated by anyone, as she claims in a complaint filed Thursday, and says her “toxic culture” allegations were disproven by an outside investigation finding “an overarching culture of diversity on the show.” Dwyane Wade continues to support wife Gabrielle Union in her ongoing battle with NBC and “America’s Got Talent” […]

Gabrielle Union Opens Up About Her Controversial Time as AGT Judge

“To experience this kind of racism at my job and there be nothing done about it, no discipline, no companywide email, no reminder of what is appropriate in the workplace?” Gabrielle Union is opening up about her controversial stint on “America’s Got Talent.” During an interview with Variety released on Wednesday, the star explained her […]

Elton John ‘Moved to Tears’ by Wrongly Imprisoned Man’s ‘AGT’ Performance

Archie Williams has a second chance at life after spending nearly 4 decades locked up for a crime he didn’t commit … and Elton John‘s here for it. Archie’s already the fan favorite for the new season of “America’s Got Talent,” not only because of his smooth and soulful singing voice, but because of his […]

Howie Mandel Taping ‘AGT’ at Home, Says Pandemic Lesson is No More Touching

Play video content Exclusive TMZ.com Howie Mandel is back judging “America’s Got Talent” … and while it’s gonna be much different, he’s hoping everyone is getting on his level when it comes to getting touchy-feely!!! The comedian and famed germaphobe joined us Monday on “TMZ Live” to talk about ‘AGT’ getting back to work, shooting […]

Heidi Klum Leaves ‘AGT’ Taping After Feeling Ill

Exclusive TMZ.com ‘AGT’ is having a rough go today — first Howie Mandel shows up to set in a full bodysuit … and then we learned Heidi Klum was too ill to work. Heidi showed up to shoot “America’s Got Talent” in Pasadena Tuesday with a smile, but looks can be deceiving. She felt physically […]

Howie Mandel Arrives to ‘AGT’ Wearing Hazmat Suit, Gas Mask

Mega Howie Mandel is taking coronavirus panic to the next level, or maybe we’re all just not up to his level — either way, he’s prepared for a day on the job. At ‘AGT’ or Chernobyl!!! The famous germophobe clearly isn’t taking any chances with the deadly virus, and pulled up Tuesday to set rocking […]

Heidi Klum Says She Was Called ‘A White Woman’ For AGT Comments

Heidi Klum said she received backlash for defending “America’s Got Talent” after Gabrielle Union claimed she experienced a “toxic work environment” as a judge on the NBC talent show. During the amfAR gala at Cipriani Wall Street in New York on Wednesday, the television host told Page Six, “A lot of people got mad at […]