Here We Go Again: Another Big-Name Just Lost Her Job Over “Meghan Markle” Oprah Interview

0 22

Sharon Osbourne has reportedly left “The Talk” after eleven seasons following backlash for defending Piers Morgan in his feud with Meghan Markle.

TIRED OF THE ADS? BECOME A PREMIUM USER TODAY!!

“Sharon Osbourne has decided to leave The Talk,” CBS said in a statement, according to Entertainment Tonight. “The events of the March 10 broadcast were upsetting to everyone involved, including the audience watching at home. As part of our review, we concluded that Sharon’s behavior toward her co-hosts during the March 10 episode did not align with our values for a respectful workplace. We also did not find any evidence that CBS executives orchestrated the discussion or blindsided any of the hosts.”

“At the same time, we acknowledge the Network and Studio teams, as well as the showrunners, are accountable for what happened during that broadcast as it was clear the co-hosts were not properly prepared by the staff for a complex and sensitive discussion involving race,” the statement added. “During this week’s hiatus, we are coordinating workshops, listening sessions, and training about equity, inclusion, and cultural awareness for the hosts, producers, and crew. Going forward, we are identifying plans to enhance the producing staff and producing procedures to better serve the hosts, the production, and, ultimately, our viewers.”

MORE NEWS: Meghan Markle in “Full Panic Mode” as Another Bomb is About to Drop

On the episode in question, Osbourne defended Morgan after he was accused of racism for critiquing Markle’s interview with Oprah Winfrey. Osbourne’s co-host Sheryl Underwood argued that Morgan “doesn’t want to understand how Meghan was treated was racism and then says…I don’t see it as being racist — I don’t believe what she’s going through — it’s that white entitlement, privilege that makes it racist upon itself.”

>>>FOLLOW US ON GAB<<<

“So if you’re saying I stand with you, how do you address people who say then you are standing with racism?” Underwood said to Osbourne. “I’m not saying that you are.”

Osbourne later apologized, tweeting “to anyone of color that I offended and/or to anyone that feels confused or let down by what I said, I am truly sorry.”

***FOLLOW US ON TELEGRAM***

Despite her apology, however, the backlash continued. Days later, Holly Robinson Peete claimed that she was fired from “The Talk” after Osbourne claimed she was “too ghetto” to be on the talk show.

This piece originally appeared in UpliftingToday.com and is used by permission.

Read more at UpliftingToday.com:
Crew Member Dies On Set Of ‘The Conners’ After Suffering Medical Emergency During Filming
Meghan Markle’s Alleged Email About Kate Middleton Resurfaces Days After Oprah Interview
Queen Elizabeth Sent Brutal Message To Meghan And Harry With ‘Underlying Jab’ After Oprah Interview, Source Says

Attn: Wayne Dupree is a free speech champion who works tirelessly to bring you news that the mainstream media ignores. But he needs your support in order to keep delivering quality, independent journalism. You can make a huge impact in the war against fake news by pledging as little as $5 per month. Please click here Patreon.com/WDShow to help Wayne battle the fake news media.

Adsense

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.