Gabrielle Union: America's Got Talent judge settles over show departure

Union, who left in 2019, claimed there was a toxic work environment on the show and alleged she was sacked for speaking out against racism and sexism.Union, who left in 2019, claimed there was a toxic work environment on the show and alleged she was sacked for speaking out against racism and sexism.

She also complained about fellow judge Simon Cowell allegedly smoking on set.

In a joint statement, representatives for Union and NBC said she had raised "important concerns".

NBC Entertainment, the statement continued, "remains committed to ensuring an inclusive and supportive working environment where people of all backgrounds can be treated with respect."

Union appeared in such films as Bring It On and Bad Boys II and can currently be seen in LA's Finest, a TV spin-off from the Bad Boys franchise.

After leaving America's Got Talent it was alleged she witnessed "racist and inappropriate behaviour", was labelled as "difficult" and was "punished for speaking out".

, Union said she had been "literally met with the very definition of a toxic work environment... carried out by the most powerful person on the production".

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