Gabrielle Union Says It's 'Not Shocking at All' a White Showrunner Would Avoid Casting People of Color



"There has to be an increase in representation across the board from the top to the bottom," Union added.

The actress told Variety last month that she felt compelled to speak out about her experience on AGT.

"If I can't speak out with the privilege that I have, and the benefits that my husband and I have, what is the point of making it?" she said"What is the point of having a seat at the table and protecting your privilege when you're not doing s— to help other people? It's absolutely terrifying to speak truth to power about anything. I'm trying not to be terrified, and some days are better than others."

"I know it's scary to stick your neck out, and get an ounce of power and have to share it," she added. "It's not what we're taught, but you don't have to sacrifice your soul to do it. There's another way, and I'm committed to finding it."

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