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Talk show host and former NBC News national news correspondent Tamron Hall is throwing her support behind Gabrielle Union as the investigation continues into her firing from NBC's "America's Got Talent."

Hall spoke Tuesday on her show about Union, pointing how she was labeled as "difficult" during her time on Season 14 of talent show.

That 'Difficult' Label

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As People reports, Hall says it's typical for black women who speak up to be criticized for their actions.

“[Difficult] is the go-to word. It’s a trope when it comes to women. We are difficult, black women are angry and difficult,” Hall said.

Double Standard

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Hall pointed out the double standard that continues to exist across Hollywood and the entertainment industry.

“I have in this business watched men storm out of rooms, puffing and huffing, and no one says anything. A woman speaks up, you’re difficult. We just did a show on likeability trap, that women are always in this likability trap.”

Union's Getting More Support

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Tina Tchen, CEO of Time's Up, yesterday defended Union as well.

“Gabrielle Union’s experience at 'America’s Got Talent' is exemplary of the double bind that black women face at work.

Not only did Union reportedly endure and witness racist and inappropriate behavior — including racially insensitive comments and excessive criticism about her physical appearance — but it also appears she was punished for speaking out: the company labeled her as ‘difficult’ before ousting her from the show altogether."

Controversy At 'AGT' Stems From 'Toxic Culture'

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Union and actress Julianne Hough were both let go from "America's Got Talent" after one season on the show.

Union had spoken up earlier this year about a toxic culture on the set, and complained about inappropriate comments by others, including a bad joke by former late-night TV host Jay Leno, as outlined in Variety's original story.

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