Shawkat worked with Tambor on Arrested Development. She also guest-starred on Season 4 of Transparent. Tambor has since been fired by Amazon.
"I'm an actor, I worked with him," she said. "What those victims said needs to be heard just as much. And that's the facts, that's just the truth of it. And they can't be squashed down because of something else. But it is also, you know, it is sad, too."