After Sheryl Underwood stated that she most feared being branded an “offended Black lady” after her notorious on-air race row with Sharon Osbourne, Osbourne has claimed. . . that Underwood was made to do anger administration lessons.
Osbourne additionally bizarrely claimed that the “Speak’s” community CBS ousted her in March as a result of she knew an excessive amount of about disgraced community head Les Moones.
In an interview with Megyn Kelly — who, lest we overlook, was additionally fired from a significant community for alleged racism — on her SiriusXM present, Osbourne claims that co-host Underwood “had three complaints about her from totally different producers about the best way she handled them. . . In order that they despatched her to anger administration.”
Including, “None of us are excellent. All of us make errors. . . And I’m not saying that Sheryl was a horrible individual as a result of she handled producers the best way she did.”
Osbourne has loads of unhealthy blood with Underwood. The community had launched a probe into the redheaded Brit’s habits on the present after she bought right into a heated on-air debate about race with Underwood whereas defending controversial remarks made by her longtime good friend Piers Morgan about Meghan Markle.
Osbourne tweeted a prolonged apology and CBS launched an announcement saying she selected to depart the present, although Kelly factors out that her exit didn’t appear voluntary.
“The occasions of the March 10 broadcast had been upsetting to everybody concerned, together with the viewers watching at dwelling,” CBS stated in an announcement on the time. “As a part of our overview, we concluded that Sharon’s habits towards her co-hosts through the March 10 episode didn’t align with our values for a respectful office.”
Osbourne claims she apologized to Underwood, however Underwood refutes that.
Osbourne – it appears, might not have realized her lesson — sniped to Kelly of Underwood’s alleged mistreatment of workers, “So, it’s alright to deal with produces that approach, however I can’t say something to a co-host.”
Osbourne confesses that in a gathering with HR about her personal habits, she advised them “about some dust that had gone on on the firm that I knew about. And so they had been very afraid of me as a result of I’m not afraid to say what I really feel. And so they simply needed me gone. As a result of after I began speaking about issues that had gone on on the present earlier than, they bought very, very nervous.”
She cryptically calls out Moonves, who left after a intercourse scandal, saying, “The way in which folks had been handled when Leslie was on the present. . . Issues that had gone down that I knew personally.” She didn’t add any particulars.
Moonves resigned in 2018 following allegations of sexual misconduct.
Supply beforehand advised Web page Six that Osbourne left the present with a bag of cash. “Sharon is strolling away with a $5 to $10 million minimal payout and was capable of spin that it was her determination [to leave the show],” the supply stated.
A lawyer for Underwood and reps for “The Speak,” didn’t get again to us.