Sharon Osbourne railed versus “cancel culture” in the wake of her exit from The Talk.
On the April 16 episode of Real Time With Bill Maher, the music supervisor stated she was “angry” and “hurt” about the response to the March 10 episode of The Talk, in which she protected her long time pal Piers Morgan following his criticism of Meghan Markle‘s honest interview with Oprah Winfrey.
Piers, a British analyst who was likewise a judge on The X Factor together with Sharon, declared in a March episode of Good Morning Britain that Meghan was possibly lying about the psychological health struggles she suffered throughout her time coping with the royal household. “I wouldn’t believe it if she read me the weather report,” Piers stated at the time.
In a heated discussion with co-host Sheryl Underwood on The Talk, Sharon protected Piers, and stated, “I very much feel like I’m about to be put in the electric chair because I have a friend, who many people think is a racist, so that makes me a racist?”
The episode was consulted with much debate, and stimulated others to come forward and implicate Sharon of utilizing bad language in the past.
Sharon provided an apology to anybody who was angered by her remarks, nevertheless, the damage was done. CBS performed an internal examination following reaction from the episode, and Sharon left the program, declaring that CBS had “blindsided” her.