Howard Stern Calls 'AGT' the 'Ultimate Boys Club,' Blames Simon Cowell for Gabrielle Union Ouster
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.
In the wake of Gabrielle Union's exit as a judge on America ' s Got Talent , in which she cited a "toxic culture," Simon Cowell has beefed up his legal team . The Hollywood Reporter confirmed on Saturday that Los Angeles based lawyer Larry Stein is representing Cowell . Union was dismissed from her
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In the wake of Gabrielle Union's exit as a judge on America's Got Talent, in which she cited a "toxic culture," Simon Cowell has reportedly beefed up his legal team.
Gabrielle Union Alludes to ‘America’s Got Talent’ Firing .
Gabrielle Union alluded to her firing from NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” Monday morning at the launch of her holiday collection with New York and Company. During a panel titled The Power of Inclusivity and the Women Leading The Charge, Union talked about speaking up and doing the right thing in her career. “How many checks do I need?” she asked the crowd at LaDuree in SoHo. “This financial freedom, they’re shackles, masquerading as zeros in my bank account.”Though she didn’t mention her firing directly, she said, “Don’t be the happy negro that does the bidding of the status quo because you’re afraid. It’s terrifying.