Donald Trump’s greatest quotes ranked
Piers Morgan spoke out in defense of Sharon Osbourne after revealed by CBS that she had quit American talk show The Talk after an argument with co-host Sheryl Underwood.
Underwood and Osbourne clashed in the show’s March 10 episode after Sharon was questioned for defending Morgan, following her criticism of Meghan Markle and her interview with Oprah Winfrey earlier this month – this.
On Friday, CBS revealed in a statement that “Sharon Osbourne has decided to leave ‘The Talk’, adding that” the host’s behavior towards her co-hosts during the March 10 episode did not align with our values for a respectful workplace. “
Watch Morgan make his controversial comments below:
Now write a column in the Daily mail, Morgan said that Osbourne “is paying a heavy price in America to support [him]”.
After detailing the heated on-screen feud between Osbourne and Underwood, Morgan writes: “Shamefully, Sharon was intimidated into making a creepy public apology the next day for getting mad at Underwood, but of course that didn’t. appeased her awakened torturers by continuing to tear her to pieces. “
He also revealed that Osbourne, 68, told him she “feared” the show “was trying to get rid of her”.
The backlash also reportedly led Osbourne to hire additional security services at the Los Angeles home, after Morgan claimed she had been “bombarded with death threats”.
“This new awakened tyranny is as illiberal and dangerous as the fascism it claims to despise,” Morgan said.
The 55-year-old former Good Morning Britain host went on to say that Osbourne’s treatment “illustrates why it was pointless for me to say sorry and how demented the culture of cancellation has become.”
Osbourne initially defended Morgan in a tweet following the fallout from Harry and Meghan’s interview, in which she wrote: “@piersmorgan I’m with you. I’m by your side. People forget you get paid for your opinion and that you are just telling your truth. “
Underwood addressed the tweet with Osbourne on the March 10 episode of The Talk, in which she said, “I feel like I’m about to be placed in an electric chair because I have a friend that many many people think racist, so that makes me a racist. “
Osbourne then challenged Underwood to explain where she had heard Morgan “say racist things”.
“It’s not the exact words for racism, it’s involvement and reaction,” Underwood replied.
Apologizing after the episode, Osbourne said she had “felt blind” and let “the fear and horror of being accused of being racist take hold.”
However, in an interview with Entertainment Tonight, Osbourne described herself as a “sacrificial lamb”, claiming that she was not sufficiently prepared by the producers of The Talk.
“I wish we could go on and have a calm adult conversation and make it happen, but I’m not sure if we can,” she added.
CBS’s review of the incident added that it had found no evidence to validate Osbourne’s claims that the controversial discussion had been “orchestrated” by producers – but the network acknowledged that crews from the studio and producers were “responsible for what happened on this show.” because “it was clear that the co-hosts were not properly prepared by the staff for a complex and sensitive discussion involving the breed.”