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Juicy Jawns: Updates on the Recent "America's Got Talent" Firing Controversy

SAG-AFTRA is now involved in the firing of former judge Gabrielle Union

December 3, 2019
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THE PERFORMER’S UNION, SAG-AFTRA, IS NOW GETTING INVOLVED WITH THE FIRING OF FORMER “AMERICA’S GOT TALENT” JUDGE, ACTRESS GABRIELLE UNION. GABRIELLE WAS REPORTEDLY LET GO AFTER EXPRESSING CONCERN OVER THE SHOWS “TOXIC CULTURE” AND WHAT SHE CONSIDERED RACIALLY INSENSITIVE JOKES. NOW, HOWARD STERN, WHO WAS A JUDGE FOR FOUR YEARS ON THE SHOW, SAID ON HIS SHOW, “HOW IS IT THAT SIMON COWELL HAS ORCHESTRATED THIS?...HE SETS IT UP SO THAT THE MEN STAY, NO MATTER HOW UGLY THEY ARE, NO MATTER HOW OLD...NO MATTER HOW TALENTLESS.” AMERICA’S GOT TALENT AND NBC RELEASED A STATEMENT THAT INCLUDED, “WE ARE WORKING WITH MS. UNION THROUGH HER REPRESENTATIVES TO HEAR MORE ABOUT HER CONCERNS, FOLLOWING WHICH WE WILL TAKE WHATEVER NEXT STEPS MAY BE APPROPRIATE.”

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