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Former ‘America’s Got Talent’ Judge Sharon Osbourne Complains of ‘Boys’ Club,’ Pay Inequity

Former ‘America’s Got Talent’ Judge Sharon Osbourne Complains of ‘Boys’ Club,’ Pay Inequity

As entertainment and media figures continue to react to the ouster of “America’s Got Talent” judge Gabrielle Union, former cast member Sharon Osbourne weighed in on Tuesday with her own experience on the show.

The reality star and rock matriarch addressed the panel of her syndicated daytime series “The Talk” where, in her notoriously candid fashion, she called “Agt” a “boys’ club,” and said the men of the series enjoyed privileges she did not not.

“I’m going to be truthful. It is a boys’ club,” Osbourne said. “The boys take care of each other and the women are not paid as much as the men.” It was unclear if she was referring to her own salary or speaking of the series overall. Osbourne was a judge on the show from 2007-2012, predating Simon Cowell’s tenure.

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