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According to reports, longtime longtime producer Jason Gabel and at least two other senior staff members were let go following Wendy’s whole NAACP/HBCU incident.
It’s unclear if that incident had anything to do with the firings.
via Page Six:
“The crew had a big party celebrating what they considered a season well done,” we’re told, and “the next day [some of them] got calls saying they’d been let go.”
We’re told execs want to retool the show, adding more current-affairs coverage and pop culture.
Wendy Williams found herself at the center of a furor after saying she doesn’t believe in the NAACP or historically black colleges, because there is no “white” equivalent.
She quickly apologized for the remarks.
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