In a joint statement received by Fox News on Tuesday, representatives from NBC and the union said they had “reached a pleasant resolution.”
“NBC Entertainment also appreciates the significant concerns raised by Gabriel Union and is committed to ensuring a comprehensive and supportive working environment where people from all backgrounds can be treated with respect,” the statement read.
The union’s allegations first turned “AGT” back in November, When Diversity Bombshell has filed a report claiming that the union was expelled from the competition category as a judge after bringing toxic workplace concerns to high-ups.
The 47-year-old star was allegedly the subject of various racial criticisms, including references to her many hairstyle changes, which were considered “too black” for AGT’s core demographic – received half a dozen times, according to a critical union report.
She wasn’t even keen on what some say is a racially sensitive joke made by a comedian. Jay Leno While he was a guest judge.
During the shooting of the interstitial segment, Leno joked about a painting. Simon Cowell Surrounded by dogs. Leno joked that the dogs looked like something “could be found on the menu at a Korean restaurant” – the story of “very few Asian staffers” on the show.
The comment was later edited outside the Aug Gust 6 episode.
The union urged the alleged producers to report the incident to NBC’s human resources department – but its requests fell on deaf ears.
The report also notes an episode in which the union charged a white contestant with a quick costume change for popular acts and people of color. Competitor’s ersong Beyonc And emerged with black hands.
An internal investigation into the show reportedly was not fully completed but no signs of systemic racism were found. However, the process of reporting human resources has changed here.
Julius Young and Jessica Napoli of Fox News contributed to this report
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