Simon Cowell got into a scary situation over the weekend and was taken to the hospital after falling off his electric bike, an electric bike that he was riding around his own compound in Malibu. This is why it’s much, much safer to never ever leave your couch. At least that’s what I tell myself. But does Sharon Osbourne have an alibi? Or Gabrielle Union?
Gabrielle Union Talked About Simon Cowell’s Indoor Smoking On “AGT” And NBC’s Racial Discrimination Investigation
Gabrielle Union got into a very public shitstorm with America’s Got Talent as well as NBC, Fremantle, and Syco over alleged racist and sexist shit that happened on-and-off camera. She was fired from the series after one season and alleged it was because she spoke out about discrimination. NBC sort of acknowledged they can do better and said they were working with Gabrielle on investigating her claims. Well, Gabrielle says NBC’s investigation was botched from the getgo and they never fairly looked into possible discrimination. Gabrielle also got into Simon Cowell’s asshole ways. Simon Cowell is an asshole?! This is brand new information!
Gabrielle Union Says Simon Cowell’s Smoking Gave Her Bronchitis On The Set Of “America’s Got Talent”
Last fall Gabrielle Union and Julianne Hough were fired as judges on NBC’s America’s Got Talent. It soon came out that Gabrielle’s forced exit may have been related to her “difficult” (sigh) habit of calling out on-set racism and sexism. By December, AGT was being investigated by SAG-AFTRA, and NBC was in full damage control mode, claiming they were working with Gabrielle’s people to “hear more about her concerns”.
Gabrielle has tweeted a little about these reports, including responding to AGT host Terry Crews’ sycophant “huh? NBC isn’t racist” comments. But she hasn’t given a full account of her experience. Not until an interview with Variety, where she got into it. Gabrielle says she realized something was rotten in the state of AGT from Day One, when fellow judge/executive producer Simon Cowell casually smoked indoors. Not just a violation of public health laws, but dangerous, because Gabrielle is highly allergic! Continue reading
Howard Stern Slams Simon Cowell And “America’s Got Talent”, Sharon Osbourne Has More Positive Opinions
America’s Got Talent and everyone involved in its production are still dealing with the shit storm created after they fired Gabrielle Union for reportedly complaining about the toxic shit she witnessed. Part of that shit storm now involves other past judges chiming in. Howard Stern and Sharon Osbourne have thoughts about what’s going on. Howard has some fighting words while Sharon was a bit nicer.
Gabrielle Union‘s firing from America’s Got Talent snowballed fast. It was announced that she and Julianne Hough would not be returning and there were whispers that it was because Gabrielle complained about workplace racial issues she witnessed, including racist jokes and sexist remarks. Well, now NBC is scrambling into damage control mode and Gabrielle isn’t making it any easier for them. Meanwhile, Jay Leno, who allegedly made a racist joke on-set, is speaking about it.
Variety has some more information about those racially charged environments allegedly going on at America’s Got Talent. After it was announced that Gabrielle Union and Julianne Hough are not returning for next season, despite both being quite popular on social media–more so than the male judges Howie Mandel and Simon Cowell, reports came out that there was some shadiness behind it.
Well now there’s some more details on the alleged business going down at AGT and Jay Leno is supposedly involved.