Sheryl Underwood says she hasn’t spoken to Sharon Osbourne since their race debate on ‘The Talk’ and the way she was ‘disappointed’ in the way it went down.
After remaining silent whereas CBS went about their investigation into the uncomfortable race debate that occurred through the Mar. 10 episode of The Talk, Sheryl Underwood is lastly talking out. The 57-year-old revealed on her Sheryl Underwood Radio podcast on Apr. 4 that the now departed host Sharon Osbourne has not reached out to apologize following their on-air confrontation. Sharon, 68, demanded to know what the panel thought pal Piers Morgan mentioned that was “racist” when the previous Good Morning Britain host mentioned he didn’t imagine a few of Meghan Markle‘s claims in her Mar. 7 interview with Oprah Winfrey.
Though Sharon claimed to have reached out to speak to Sheryl, the comic confirmed her cellphone historical past to her co-hosts to show that she had allegedly not obtained a name. Sheryl additionally contradicted Sharon’s claims that producers “blindsided” her by setting off the tense alternate by giving Sheryl and the opposite co-hosts cue card inquiries to ask the British host. Sheryl mentioned that she was the moderator that day and that “none” of the questions got here through producers.
Sheryl then addressed the heated alternate the place Sharon informed her Black co-host to not cry, as a result of she must be the one in tears over how she was being placed on the spot and grilled. “In my gut, I thought this was going to go left,” Sheryl defined. “And so I wanted to put it in its proper order, be very calm, but there were a few people that criticized me on that — ‘Why do you give any f—- about somebody’s feelings? They give no f—- about yours.’ It’s not about the reaction of the person, it’s about me and who I’m trying to evolve and mature to be.”
“What you saw was really the first reaction” the place she ‘caught’ herself. That’s the primary response, however that’s not the most effective response. If Sharon Osbourne is cool the place she is, there’s nothing I can do or say,” Sheryl continued. “Even if I tried to be an example, three times I’m asking you to forgive me and accept my apology for feeling like — not that I did something to you — you’re feeling like this happened. That’s disappointing, but the only person I can control is me.”
The Talk went on hiatus after the alternate with Sharon, Sheryl and the remainder of the panel the place CBS investigated whether or not or not it created a racially insensitive atmosphere. While Sharon spoke out a number of occasions — accusing producers of instigating the heated dialog and later writing in a social media put up that she ought to have by no means informed Sheryl she didn’t have the fitting to cry over a dialogue about attainable racism, Sheryl says she made it some extent to stay silent.
“The disappointment wasn’t just in what happened that day, but in every interview, every utterance, all the leaking, all of the stuff after the fact….cause I could have reacted to everything in the media…every lie, every leak, every misrepresentation,” she revealed on her podcast.
In mild of Sharon’s departure from The Talk after 11 years on the present (she was the final remaining authentic host), Sheryl mentioned that “I hope that people will continue to watch the show. That they will continue to watch us and pray for our evolution. Because a lot of people are saying ‘I’m not going to watch this show anymore,’” noting “I’m getting the most derogatory emails, but I’m also getting emails of upliftment, strength and prayer.”
As for Sharon, Sheryl mentioned that, “I still love the Osbournes, from what I’ve known of them. I don’t know anything other than what I’ve experienced with them, and this thing that has happened is disappointing to me.” She then defined, “And maybe people don’t want to hear me say, ‘I still love the Osbournes.’ I’m not saying I liked being treated the way I was treated,” she added. “I’m very disappointed. And I’m just trying to navigate my feelings about that because it was a trauma.”