Terry Crews Apologizes to Gabrielle Union & the Black Women Who Supported Him After Being Dragged for Dismissing Union’s “AGT” Racism Claims

After being dragged on social media earlier this month for dismissing Gabrielle Union’s claims of racial insensitivity on the set of America’s Got Talent, Terry Crews—the present’s host—has issued an apology.

On Thursday afternoon (Jan. 31), Crews issued a private apology to Union for invalidating her AGT expertise, which was supported by different sources.

He wrote partially:

@itsgabrielleu I would like you to comprehend it was by no means my intention to invalidate your expertise—however that’s what I did. I apologize. You have been by quite a bit on this enterprise, and with that I empathize with the battle towards equity and equality in the office.

“You are a role model to the entire black community,” he added. “I should have at the very least understood you just needed my support.”

Crews’ apology to union was a part of an extended thread by which the actor and host addressed the backlash he obtained after he dismissed Union’s claims in a number of interviews just because it was not his expertise.

He even went so far as to say that AGT was the most various manufacturing he’s been part of in leisure.

Union clapped again at his feedback and he additionally obtained a lot criticism from black girls, particularly since Union and black girls, specifically, have been the fundamental ones to assist him when turned one in every of the few males to reveal he’d been sexually harassed in Hollywood and joined the #MeToo motion.

He retaliated by tweeting that the solely lady he wanted to please was his spouse, and never the girls who had supported him.

“There is only one woman one earth I have to please. Her name is Rebecca,” he wrote in a now-deleted tweet. “Not my mother, my sister, my daughters or co-workers. I will let their husbands/ boyfriends/ partners take care of them. Rebecca gives me WINGS.”

Either from readability or the want to do some harm management, he’s now apologizing for how his cavalier phrases damage many.

“I told @KevinHart4real a while ago, he needed 2 ‘acknowledge the pain of other people.’ Right now I have to do the same thing,” he started.

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