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Entertainment Sharon Osbourne Speaks Out About Her Own Experience on AGT Following Gabrielle Union's Departure

09:05  03 december  2019
09:05  03 december  2019 Source:   people.com

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Sharon Osbourne is speaking out about her own experience as a judge on America’ s Got Talent following Gabrielle Union ‘ s controversial firing. Osbourne was on season 2 through 7 of the competition series. She announced her departure in July 2012. Later that year she revealed her

Sharon Osbourne is speaking out about Gabrielle Union ' s departure from NBC' s America' s Got Talent. Osbourne , who served as a judge on the talent competition show from 2007 through 2012, said she had her " own problems" with the network but that she had a positive experience overall.

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Sharon Osbourne is speaking out about her own experience as a judge on America’s Got Talent following Gabrielle Union‘s controversial firing.

On Monday’s episode of The Talk, the women discussed Union’s departure with Osbourne, 67, sharing, “It’s hard.”

“Everybody’s experience on a show is different, and I was at that show for six years. I didn’t get let go,” Osbourne continued.

Osbourne went on to explain that it wasn’t the show itself that pushed her to leave, but instead the network NBC.

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'The Talk' co-host Sharon Osbourne , 67 disclosed her experiences with NBC amid the controversial firing over AGT (America' s Got Talent) judge Gabrielle Union . She said on Monday' s show of 'The Talk' that "it' s hard" to speak on the matter in a way that accurately reflects everyone' s separate experience .

Former “America’ s Got Talent” judge Sharon Osbourne is speaking out about the controversial firing of Gabrielle Union following reports that she faced racial Osbourne , who was a host on " AGT " from Seasons 2 through 7, noted that she left the show on her own in 2012. “It’ s hard,” she began.

“I left. And that’s the truth. I left because NBC, not because of the show. I had my own problems with the network. I don’t know about any of her concerns about the show,” Osbourne said of Union’s grievances.

“Obviously, there wasn’t anybody of color on the panel when I was there. So, I honestly can’t say. But when I was there it was, you know, a great show to work on.”

“The crew and everybody was amazing to me, everybody, except the network,” Osbourne added.

Co-host Sheryl Underwood later chimed in, defending Union saying: “I am always proud when someone in the workplace has the courage to stand up for what is right.”

“It’s something that we need to talk about… things that are appropriate and things that are inappropriate,” Underwood said.

Osbourne was on season 2 through 7 of the competition series. She announced her departure in July 2012.

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Sharon Osbourne is sharing her thoughts on Gabrielle Union ' s departure fromAmerica' s Got Osbourne opened up about the drama on Monday' s episode of The Talk, offering her perspective as "It' s hard, because everybody' s experience on a show is different, and I was at that show for six years.

She said: ' Gabrielle Union ' s experience at 'America' s Got Talent' is exemplary of the double bind Sharon Osbourne , who spent six seasons as an AGT judge, has spoken out about having her Share or comment on this article: Sharon Osbourne backs Gabrielle Union and slams America' s

Later that year she revealed her reason for leaving, explaining it had to do with her son Jack Osbourne.

Osbourne told the New York Post that Jack was supposed to work on a new reality TV series Stars Earn Stripes — which pit celebrities against each other during military-like training activities — but she said the network cut ties with him after he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Osbourne said at the time Jack was fired by email just two days before he was scheduled to report to work.

“I just can’t be fake,” Osbourne told the New York Post. “It’s discrimination, and it was badly handled.”

In response, NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt told the Associated Press: “This is coming out of context and sort of spontaneously, and we don’t even know what’s going on.”

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The notion was initiated after Gabrielle Union spoke out against ' AGT ' after she was let go along with Julianne Hough. She spoke out about instances of Yang went on to praise Union for speaking out on the matter. "We applaud Gabrielle Union for not only calling out Leno’ s behavior for what it is, but

Well finally Gabrielle Union speaks about her America' s t Talent Firing! It’ s safe to say that the latest season of AGT was pretty difficult for Gabrielle . Sharon Osbourne Speaks Out About Her Experience On ' AGT ' After Gabrielle Union Departure | PeopleTV - Продолжительность: 1:30

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Stars and Stripes producer David Hurwitz also spoke out to the Post, explaining Jack was never formally hired and that there were doubts he’d be able to handle the show. “The rigors of the show were too intense for him,” Hurwitz told the Post.

NBC’s latest controversy started last month just days after news broke that Union, 47, and Julianne Hough — who joined the season 14 AGT judging panel back in February, replacing spots vacated by Mel B and Heidi Klum — would not be returning for the show’s upcoming 15th season. (It has yet to be announced who will replace Hough and Union for the upcoming season.)

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On Nov. 26, a report by Variety claimed that while working on the show, Union had expressed concerns over racially insensitive situations during her time as a judge, including a joke guest judge Jay Leno allegedly made that was later edited out of the episode.

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Gabrielle Union ' s powerful post gives fans a glimpse into her life after getting fired from the reality competition show after serving just one season The 67-year-old, who appeared as a judge on " AGT " for several seasons, spoke out about her own departure saying she too had issues with the network.

Union and Hough, 31, were also both subject to “excessive notes” on their physical appearance, sources alleged in Variety‘s report.

A spokesperson for NBC and Fremantle previously responded to the claims with a statement to PEOPLE on Nov. 26: “America’s Got Talent has a long history of inclusivity and diversity in both our talent and the acts championed by the show.” The judging and host line-up has been regularly refreshed over the years and that is one of the reasons for AGT’s enduring popularity. NBC and the producers take any issues on set seriously.”

Gabrielle Union sitting at a table: Gabrielle Union | Trae Patton/NBC © Trae Patton/NBC Gabrielle Union | Trae Patton/NBC

Union broke her silence on her controversial departure last Wednesday, thanking her followers for their support during this difficult time. “So many tears, so much gratitude,” she tweeted. “THANK YOU! Just when you feel lost, adrift, alone… you got me up off the ground. Humbled and thankful, forever.”

On Sunday, Syco Entertainment, which produces AGT, released a joint statement with NBC and production company Fremantle. “We remain committed to ensuring a respectful workplace for all employees and take very seriously any questions about workplace culture,” said the statement, obtained by PEOPLE.

“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,” the statement concluded.

Following the statement, Union shared a tweet from freelance writer and host Joelle Monique and commented on the proper way to apologize.

In her tweet, Monique outlined what makes for a “solid apology”: “1. Sincerely admit wrong doing directly to the offended party. 2. Be twice as loud correcting your mistake as you were making the mistake. 3. Lay out steps to correct your behavior in the future. Anything less is covering your own a–.”

Union retweeted Monique’s post, adding, “This! This! AND THIIISSSSSSS!!!!!!”

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On Monday, Leno spoke out for the first time since the allegations surfaced.

“I love Gabrielle Union. She’s a great girl. I really enjoyed working with her,” he told TMZ. “She’s really good.”

When asked if she was treated fairly on the hit competition series, Leno said, “I don’t know … but I think she’s a great girl.”

In a statement to Variety last week, Hough denied that she had a negative experience working on the show. “I had a wonderful time on America’s Got Talent, I loved working with the cast, crew, and producers. I am happy to continue my working relationship with NBC,” said Hough, who is set to star in two upcoming NBC Christmas specials. “I’m looking forward to what the future holds.”

Representatives for Hough, Union, Cowell and Leno have not responded to PEOPLE’s requests for comment.

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