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Entertainment Howard Stern Calls 'AGT' the 'Ultimate Boys Club,' Blames Simon Cowell for Gabrielle Union Ouster

03:35  03 december  2019
03:35  03 december  2019 Source:   thewrap.com

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Former "America's Got Talent" judge Howard Stern says Simon Cowell is to blame for Gabrielle Union 's exit from the NBC competition The former " AGT " judge and radio shock jock says Simon Cowell is to blame for Union not Stern continued: "This is the ultimate example of a boys club

Howard Stern has offered his insight into the recent departures of Gabrielle Union and Julianne Hough as judges on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.” ” Stern inquired before stating it's the “ ultimate example of a boys ’ club ." A rep for Cowell did not immediately respond to Fox News' request for

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Former "America's Got Talent" judge Howard Stern suggested on his radio show on Monday that Simon Cowell may have had a hand in orchestrating the exits of Gabrielle Union and Julianne Hough from the NBC competition show.

"He sets it up that the men stay," Stern said on his SiriusXM show. "No matter how ugly [the men] are, no matter how old they are, no matter how fat they are, no matter how talentless they are."

"What he manages to do on all his shows is he constantly replaces the hot chicks with hotter chicks and younger chicks," he continued. "Howie's (Mandel) doing a fine, serviceable job — why don't they change him? And why don't they change Simon? … This is the ultimate example of a boys' club."

Gabrielle Union Reportedly Expressed Concern Over 'Toxic Culture' at ‘America's Got Talent'

  Gabrielle Union Reportedly Expressed Concern Over 'Toxic Culture' at ‘America's Got Talent' A new report alleges Union's departure from the show came after she made several complaints to NBC execs.According to a report by Variety, Union and Hough were shooting an interstitial segment with guest judge Jay Leno back in April, on the production lot, when the former late night talk show host allegedly made a racially insensitive joke.

Howard Stern is calling out Simon Cowell following Gabrielle Union ‘s controversial departure from America’s Got Talent. On Monday’s episode of The Howard Stern ’s comments come just one day after Cowell ’s company spoke out about Union ’s grievances with AGT during her one-season run on

Howard Stern has condemned Simon Cowell for his alleged treatment of women on television. The radio host spoke out on Monday on The Howard Stern The radio host spoke out on Monday on The Howard Stern Show amid reports that Gabrielle Union and Julianne Hough have been dropped from

It was announced on Nov. 22 that "AGT" judges Union and Hough would not be returning for next year's Season 15. Union's contract was not renewed, with multiple reports describing behind-the-scenes clashes between Union and the show's producers over what was described as a "toxic" workplace culture.

According to a report by Vulture, Union complained about Cowell smoking indoors; a remark made during taping by guest judge Jay Leno she deemed to be a racist that did not make it to air; and misgendering of contestants. In addition, Vulture reported that Union had supported a 10-year-old African American rapper's advancement in the competition before being told that the show needed "an act America can get behind."

Stern went on to parse some of Union's complaints, taking particular issue with the complaint about Leno's joke about dog meat being served in Korean restaurants.

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The ouster of Gabrielle Union as a judge on “America’s Got Talent” unleashed a storm of criticism in recent days after reports that before she was let go she had experienced racially insensitive behavior on set. Now, the biggest actors’ union is investigating the show, helmed by Simon Cowell , and the

Former 'America's Got Talent' judge Howard Stern says the show is ' the ultimate example of a boys ’ club .' Stern , who was a judge on the NBC program for four seasons, said Monday on his SiriusXM show Recently, Hough and Union were both let go from their spots after just one season, sparking

"Let's go on record as telling people that one million dogs are still eaten annually in South Korea, and if Gabrielle Union wants to effect positive change, maybe focus on the horrors of Korean dog farms and let the old irrelevant comic live in peace," Stern said. "She wants Jay beaten in the streets. I think maybe Jay makes a point."

Stern served as a judge on "America's Got Talent" for four seasons before exiting the show in 2015, and did not appear on the same season with either Cowell (who is also an executive producer) or Union.

A representative for Cowell did not immediately respond to TheWrap's request for comment.

NBC and "America's Got Talent" producers Fremantle and Syco issued a statement over the weekend, saying they would work with Union to "take whatever next steps" might be appropriate to remedy her concern's about the show's workplace culture.

"We remain committed to ensuring a respectful workplace for all employees and take very seriously any questions about workplace culture," the statement said. "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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Never one to hold back, Howard Stern has weighed in on the ongoing “America’s Got Talent” controversy, calling A former judge on “America’s Got Talent,” Stern slammed Cowell and said he “orchestrated” the situation that saw NBC releasing judges Gabrielle Union and Julianne Hough from

Howard Stern accuses Simon Cowell of swapping out female AGT judges for 'hotter' and 'younger chicks' amid Gabrielle Union controversy. News that Union and fellow judge Julianne Hough were not invited to come back to the show emerged last week. Stern accused Cowell of 'orchestrating' their

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