Tyra Banks praises Gabrielle Union for her authenticity after America's Got Talent exit

Tyra Banks at the 2018 American Music Awards. Photographed by 
John Shearer
Tyra Banks at the 2018 American Music Awards. Photographed by John Shearer
John Shearer

Gabrielle Union recently promised to be unapologetically herself after her exit from the talent show, following reports she had complained about a toxic culture and racial discrimination.

She has received the support of iconic model, Tyra Banks, who hosted the show in 2017.

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Tyra praised Gabrielle for being “vulnerable” in the statements she made after leaving America’s Got Talent.

“What I love about what she did is [that] she was very vulnerable. I saw some tweets and I thought it was maybe beautiful, how she wasn’t speaking in anger. She’s speaking in pain, like I’m trying to get through this and I’m crying,” Tyra told Yahoo.

Compiled by Futhi Masilela

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