Nick Cannon poses for a portrait in New York. Picture: AP

Nick Cannon thinks there’s an “institutional” problem with “America’s Got Talent” and his given his support to Gabrielle Union.

The 39-year-old former presenter of the show has spoken out in support of Gabrielle Union, who left the judging panel last year amid reports she had complained about a “toxic” culture and racial discrimination, and admitted things happen on the set of the programme that are “truly not fair”.

Speaking to VLADTV, he said: “It was some eye-opening events that occurred that really shed light on some cultural insensitivities – ultimately, when it comes to women, when it comes to how the show is produced.