Terry Crews On Gabrielle Union's 'AGT' Firing, Racism And Sexism: 'That Was Never My Experience'

January 24 2020

Another America's Got Talent host is speaking out about Gabrielle Union's controversial ouster from the NBC variety show.

In an interview with NBC's Today show, Brooklyn Nine-Nine star Terry Crews addressed Union's ouster as host of America's Got Talent.

According to Union, she was fired from her position as a host on the show after speaking out about racism and sexism that took place behind the scenes.

Crews, who is currently a host on America's Got Talent, stated he did not experience racism on the set.

“First of all, I can't speak for sexism because I’m not a woman, but I can speak on behalf of any racism comments. That was never my experience," he said. "In fact, it was the most diverse place I have ever been in my 20 years of entertainment. The Top 10 acts were Asian, women, older, younger, Black, white, it was everything in the gamut.”

He continued, “When you look at what the allegations were about, it was given by an unnamed source. My thing is – it's funny because I believe you should listen to women, you should always believe women so I asked my wife what I should do. She was like, 'first of all, if it's coming from an unnamed source – because Gabrielle Union has not made any statement to this day about any of these allegations publicly – …if she hasn't made a statement, why would you?'"

Watch Crews' appearance on the Today show below.

 

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by Jordan Simon on January 24 2020

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