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Sharon Osbourne: 'America's Got Talent has always been a boys' club'

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Gabrielle Union was let go from'America's Got Talent ahead of its upcoming season

It was recently announced that Union, along with fellow America's Got Talent judge Julianne Hough, would not be returning for the second season of America's Got Talent: The Champions, which premieres January 6.

Union addressed her departure on Sunday by way of Twitter when she responded to a tweet that listed what a "strong apology" appears to be like like.

Watch Osbourne talk about her thoughts on America's Got Talent and more in the video below.

It's believed that Gabrielle is but to focus on directly with the TV network referring to the racial discrimination she says she skilled on the goal to.

It used to be before every thing claimed that the Bring It On superstar's contract used to be now not renewed after she made complains about comedian Jay Leno joking about Asian of us drinking canines.

Osbourne has had her own issues working with Simon Cowell but said in October their feud was over. "I had my own problems with the network", she said on Monday's episode. Union allegedly received notes that her hairstyles were "too black" for the show's audience.

NBC released a statement about the allegations to Variety.

"It is true that America & # 39; s Got Talent is a boys club".

NBC were said to have been caught by surprise by numerous claims surrounding the exits of Gabrielle and Julianne Hough - who was also axed from the show at the same time as Gabrielle - so have opted to use an external legal firm in order to show any investigations are independent and unbiased.

The Talk. "I didn't get let go; however, I left". They are called Holidays With the Houghs and Christmas in Rockefeller Center.

Talking to People, Julianne explained the industry's evolving attitudes, but she stayed away from mentioning any specifics about her time on AGT or any allegations of the show's 'toxic environment'.

'And then I believe that the paradigm of the workplace and how you do business and work with people now, it's shifting, and I think that the people that really want to see change happen are going to authentically and positively and integrally do that'. "Obviously, there wasn't anybody of color on the panel when I was there, so I honestly can't say", she added. It's nothing I wouldn't say to their face: "you look like two dirty old men". "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".

In a statement sent to Variety on Sunday, December 1, a spokesman for SAG-AFTRA, the main U.S. union representing artists and actors, said they would investigate any alleged abuse of the Union.

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