Contained in the ‘America’s Obtained Expertise’ investigation

On this episode:

  •  NBC tells Web page Six the outcomes of an investigation into alleged racism on the set of its long-running present “America’s Obtained Expertise.”
  • We’ll break down what the community uncovered. Chrissy Teigen and Alison Roman are shifting on from their feud – so what’s subsequent?
  • And J.Lo’s feeling blue about suspending her wedding ceremony to Alex Rodriguez.


Right here’s a more in-depth take a look at a few of right this moment’s tales:

America’s Obtained Expertise finds no wrongdoing

“America’s Obtained Expertise” judges Howie Mandel, Gabrielle Union, Simon Cowell and Julianne Hough, and “AGT” host Terry CrewsArtwork Streiber/NBC

NBC tells Web page Six that an investigation into alleged racism on the TV present set of “America’s Obtained Expertise” uncovered no wrongdoing.

A probe was launched by the community after former decide Gabrielle Union, 47, claimed in November final 12 months that, amongst different issues, present insiders complained that her hairstyles have been “too black.” It was additionally reported {that a} younger black contestant was faraway from the present as a result of it wanted a performer that “America may get behind.”

On Wednesday — the identical day that Selection printed a prolonged interview with Union about her expertise on the present — a rep for the community and the present’s producers informed us {that a} prolonged investigation had cleared the community and its producers.

In a press release to Web page Six the rep stated, “After we heard Ms. Union had issues about her time on the present, we took them extraordinarily significantly.”

The rep indicated that, after the allegations surfaced, the community and producers — Fremantle and Syco — “instantly engaged an outdoor investigator who carried out greater than 30 interviews to evaluate the problems raised by Ms. Union.”

“Whereas the investigation has demonstrated an general tradition of variety, it has additionally highlighted some areas by which reporting processes may very well be improved,” the rep stated.

However the rep added that the investigation has “revealed that nobody related to the present made any insensitive or derogatory remarks about Ms. Union’s look, and that neither race nor gender was a contributing issue within the development or elimination of contestants at any time.”

Alison Roman’s subsequent transfer

Alison Roman
Alison RomanBravo

The meals columnist is quickly shifting on from her put up on the New York Occasions following her controversial feedback about Chrissy Teigen and Marie Kondo.

“This was an enormous shake-up for me each personally and professionally, and I’m nonetheless processing a lot, however know that I’m engaged on it and enthusiastic about it 24/7,” she wrote on Instagram on Tuesday. “The problems dropped at mild by this complete factor received’t be fastened in a single day, and the therapeutic course of for a lot of might be lengthy, however I’m dedicated to doing the work to make it higher.”

Her new enterprise? A publication, she says, for many who wish to sustain together with her recipes and meals running a blog.

“For the foreseeable future, you’ll find me in that publication I began three years in the past and by no means despatched out lol. There might be recipes, reader emails, suggestions, and discussions about issues that I hope you’ll like or discover useful,” she introduced, including, “In lieu of the feedback part or DMs, I encourage you to submit questions/feedback/issues to [email protected], the thought being to share a few of them within the publication (I’m studying ‘the feedback part’ just isn’t the very best place for public discourse).”

J.Lo has wedding ceremony heartbreak

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez
Jennifer Lopez and Alex RodriguezGetty Photographs

Jennifer Lopez needed to postpone her wedding ceremony to Alex Rodriguez amid the coronavirus pandemic – and she or he has blended emotions about it.

“I’m slightly heartbroken as a result of we did have some nice plans however I’m additionally like, what? God has a much bigger plan so we simply have to attend and see,” she stated by way of video chat on the “At the moment Present” on Tuesday. “Perhaps it’s going to be higher. I’ve to imagine that will probably be.”

For now, J.Lo, 50, says she and A-Rod, 44, have put their plans on maintain.

“There’s no planning proper now. You simply should sort of wait and see how this all performs out,” she stated. “It’s disappointing on one stage, , after the Tremendous Bowl and after [filming] “World of Dance” … I deliberate to take time without work, which is what we’re doing sort of proper now, however on the similar time, , we had a number of plans for this summer time and this 12 months however, all the pieces’s kinda on maintain proper now.”

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