Sharon Osbourne has spoken out about her dramatic exit from CBS show The Talk, admitting she has finally let go of any “anger” over her firing over comments about Meghan Markle and Piers Morgan.
The former was fired because he didn’t believe Meghan claimed she was suicidal.
Their explosive argument forced production into a two-week hiatus as allegations then emerged that Osbourne had made racist comments about co-hosts behind the scenes of “The Talk,” which she vehemently denied.
Speaking exclusively to DailyMail.com ahead of the return of The Osbournes Podcast, the star admitted she was no longer upset about the situation – and ruled out discussing the show’s fallout.
Sharon Osbourne has spoken out about her dramatic exit from CBS show The Talk – two years after she was removed from the program following a bitter on-screen debate
Dramatic exit: Sharon left The Talk in March 2021 after a controversy that began with her on-air defense of Piers Morgan, who said he didn’t believe Meghan Markle’s claims of racism
“I did all my rants in the documentary my son made about me,” she said. “But it’s gone, all feelings of anger are long gone.”
“You just have to move on, don’t you?” I’m not a victim. I’m not saying, you know, “Woe is me, everyone’s an asshole,” we just move on, right?
“Everyone at CBS is an asshole, but you just keep going…you can’t always look back.”
Reflecting on the incident, Osbourne continued, “When it happened to me, I didn’t want that to be the last thing people knew about me. ‘You know, you don’t want it.’
Osbourne ended her talk show after 11 seasons in March 2021 as the network investigated allegations that she made racist comments.
The drama came to a head when she defended Morgan’s comments about the Duchess of Sussex.
During the discussion, Osbourne asked co-host Underwood: “Explain me, tell me when you hear him say racist things… I feel like I’m about to be put in the electric chair because I have a friend, who knows a lot of people.” “Do you think it’s a racist, so that makes me a racist?”
The moment was contentious and she later apologized.
Violent clash: Osbourne defended Morgan in an on-air debate with co-host Sheryl Underwood that became heated when Osbourne demanded to “educate me” about how racist Morgan is
Shocked exit: CBS confirmed Osbourne’s departure in a statement
The clash was sparked by Meghan Markle’s comments in her interview with Oprah, in which she accused the royal family of racism and said she had been driven to suicidal thoughts
“To any people of color I offended and/or to anyone who feels confused or disappointed by what I said: I am truly sorry,” she said in a statement.
“I panicked, felt blindsided, became defensive, and allowed my fear and horror at being accused of racism to take over.”
But then two former co-hosts came forward and accused her of racist and homophobic comments.
Holly Robinson Peete said Osbourne called her “too ghetto” to producers, while Leah Remini said she said racist things to Osbourne about former co-host Julie Chen and homophobic things about The Talk creator Sara Gilbert. hear say.
Osbourne denied the allegations.
The Osbournes Podcast officially returns on September 12th after a five-year absence
It’s been more than two years since the storm, and the TV host, who has moved to TalkTV, has a number of exciting projects coming up – including the launch of the Osbourne Podcast.
“We never really had a filter and we won’t have one now,” she said ahead of the podcast’s return after five long years.
“It’s really liberating to be able to say what you want to say, even if sometimes you say things you shouldn’t say or you don’t really mean.”
“You know, you can always apologize.”
The Osbournes Podcast launches Tuesday, September 12th on YouTube, Apple, Spotify, Google Play and Stitcher