Gabrielle Union's 'AGT' exit prompts SAG-AFTRA investigation

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Gabrielle Union's 'America's Got Talent' exit prompts SAG-AFTRA to investigate

After Gabrielle Union and her husband Dwyane Wade publicly commented on reports that Union's "America's Got Talent" exit came after she raised concerns about a toxic work environment, the SAG-AFTRA is investigating the situation.

In a written statement sent to USA TODAY by Pamela Greenwalt, a SAG-AFTRA spokesperson, the organization said it takes issues of "workplace health and safety very seriously."

SAG-AFTRA reached out to Union's reps after the reports surrounding her exit surfaced.

The statement continued: "For certain matters, our investigation and enforcement needs to happen independently and we are prepared to handle this issue accordingly, as warranted. Our enforcement action is usually handled confidentially to protect the member involved, and we typically do not publicize these matters unless the member requests that we do so. While we have taken steps to investigate this matter, we have nothing to report now."

SAG-AFTRA's statement comes on the heels of "America's Got Talent" announcing those involved in the show are working with Union "to hear more about her concerns."

In a joint statement to USA TODAY from NBC, production company Fremantle and judge Simon Cowell's entertainment company Syco, "AGT" announced it remains "committed to ensuring a respectful workplace for all…
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