Sheryl Underwood is lastly giving her tackle Sharon Osbourne’s latest exit from The Speak — and Sharon is already calling b.s. on it!
In a 3-half sequence on her podcast titled “Sharon Walks Away,” the TV persona acquired candid concerning the notorious on-air dialogue she had with Ozzy Osbourne’s spouse final month that finally let to the 68-12 months-previous stepping away from the morning program.
Through the chat, Sharon defended her good friend Piers Morgan after he confronted backlash for questioning the validity of Meghan Markle’s confessions about her psychological well being and coping with racism within the royal household to Oprah Winfrey. When Underwood delicately pressed Sharon on the subject, the elder co-host turned defensive, yelling at her co-hosts to “educate” her and warning Sheryl to not cry through the dialogue. Yeesh.
A rep for the British star beforehand advised Folks that Osbourne had since reached out to Underwood and apologized. Nevertheless, in her latest podcast episode, Sheryl claims that was nothing however a lie!
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When requested whether or not the mom-of-three reached out to her on to apologize, the comedienne stated “no” and even went via her cellphone historical past to show it. So it seems like Sharon’s rep has been peddling some faux information on her behalf, if Sheryl is to be believed!
But right here’s the factor… Sharon says in any other case — and apparently has the receipts to again it up!
The previous panelist leaked her textual content messages to Underwood to DailyMail.com, which seem to indicate that Sharon did, in truth, attain out to Sheryl a number of instances after their heated row, and by no means obtained a response.
Within the first message, despatched two days after the on-air incident, Osbourne wrote:
“Sheryl, My coronary heart is heavy and I’m deeply saddened by the occasions that transpired on Wednesday. I don’t wish to lose my true good friend over this. Im sorry for telling you to f**ok off throughout break, I’m sorry for accusing you of faux crying whereas we had been stay on air and I’m sorry for dropping my mood with you. I felt shocked, scared and saddened by what felt like was a blind sided assault. You recognize me. You understand how I’ve all the time had your again. We’ve outlasted everybody on this present and that’s as a result of we’ve all the time been a staff and had one another’s backs. I contemplate you a real good friend. If you wish to discuss on the cellphone over the weekend I’m right here. As soon as once more from the underside of my coronary heart I’m sorry. Is there something You want from me or that I can do that can assist you heal? Love and respect all the time – Sharon.”
After three days of no reply from Sheryl, Osbourne despatched a comply with up textual content, writing:
“Hello Sheryl. I do know you’re taking house and I don’t wish to disrespect that. I’m simply reaching out as a result of I would like you [to] know I’m interested by you. If you’re prepared, can we discuss earlier than Wednesday? Large kiss.”
Then, three days later, on March 18, Sharon wrote:
“Sheryl I’m interested by you. Hope you might be properly. Sending my love.”
Whereas chatting with the UK outlet, Sharon claimed that she apologized to Sheryl greater than as soon as, sharing:
“I not solely despatched these messages to Sheryl however I apologized to her in individual in her dressing room. Why are you saying I by no means apologized Sheryl? What are you attempting to do to me? Why are you attempting to destroy my repute? Simply be trustworthy. Inform me.”
Underwood has but to reply to her former co-star’s textual content receipts. But on her pod, she additionally denied Sharon’s declare that she was “blindsided” by CBS executives who arrange the dialog about Morgan, noting that she was the moderator and that “none” of the questions she requested got here from community bosses.
The stand-up maintained that she was attempting to be further cautious about how she framed the dialog “in a method that was not perceived as attacking,” explaining:
“In my intestine, I assumed this was going to go left. And so I wished to place it in its correct order, be very calm, however there have been just a few those who criticized me on that — ‘Why do you give any f**ok about any individual’s emotions? They offer no f**ks about yours.’ It’s not concerning the response of the individual, it’s about me and who I’m attempting to evolve and mature to be.”
As for why she had a sense the dialog wouldn’t finish properly? Sheryl went on to disclose that she “heard issues” concerning the British TV persona earlier than becoming a member of The Speak for its second season in 2011.
Noting that the 2 nonetheless turned “quick buddies” when she joined the panel, the Arkansas native stated:
“I robotically simply fell in love together with her as a result of I identical to her. And I heard issues and I used to be like, ‘They acquired nothing to do with me.’ My factor is I’m going to get to know you first… [But] I had heard issues, and I acquired cellphone calls of this and that and so what I stated to these individuals, I stated, ‘Thanks for the data.’ As a result of hear, on this enterprise you’ve acquired all sorts of personalities, proper?”
The star didn’t get particular on what she had heard about Sharon however revealed that what she had heard was later confirmed “in hindsight.”
Underwood went on to admit that whereas she regrets the dialog going so badly, she believed it was inevitable, sharing:
“Generally in life, one thing occurs and also you go, ‘Gosh, if I simply would’ve…’ There’s nothing I may have ‘simply would’ve’ — this was going to occur, out of my management,” she stated. “Generally you don’t wish to know what , you don’t wish to really feel and listen to what you are feeling and listen to, don’t wish to settle for what it’s important to settle for.”
And on the finish of the day, despite the fact that Sharon didn’t apologize to her (or so she says) Sheryl stated she nonetheless has “love” for her former co-host and her household:
“I nonetheless love the Osbournes, from what I’ve recognized of them. I don’t know something aside from what I’ve skilled with them, and this factor that has occurred is disappointing to me… And perhaps individuals don’t wish to hear me say, ‘I nonetheless love the Osbournes.’ I’m not saying I appreciated being handled the best way I used to be handled. I’m very upset. And I’m simply attempting to navigate my emotions about that as a result of it was a trauma.”
We have now a sense Sharon feels the very same method! And should have it in her textual content messages someplace…
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