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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, […]

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 […]

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 Breaks Silence Over America’s Got Talent Ouster Controversy

Gabrielle Union has broken her silence after a bombshell report alleged that she was let go from “America’s Got Talent” after a single season as a judge for speaking out against perceived instances of racism and a “toxic culture” on the set. According to media reports, Union — who was let go alongside fellow freshman […]

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 […]

Gabrielle Union FIRED From America’s Got Talent (Racist??)

Gabrielle Union has been fired after just one season on America’s Got Talent. And according to a new report, her firing may have been racially motivated. Officially Gabrielle Union’s contract was not renewed, she was on a one year deal and NBC decided not to pick her up again. But there’s more to the story. […]

Who’s Replacing Gabrielle Union and Julianne Hough on America’s Got Talent?

Looks like there’s another game of musical chairs afoot at America’s Got Talent. Judges Julianne Hough and Gabrielle Union will not be returning to the NBC competition after one season, according to Variety. Union, 47, and Hough, 31, both joined the panel earlier this year, replacing Heidi Klum and Mel B. Veteran judges Simon Cowell […]