Sheryl Underwood is lastly giving her tackle Sharon Osbourne’s latest exit from The Discuss — and Sharon is already calling b.s. on it!
In a three-part collection on her podcast titled “Sharon Walks Away,” the TV persona obtained candid in regards to the notorious on-air dialogue she had with Ozzy Osbourne’s spouse final month that finally let to the 68-year-old stepping away from the morning program.
Throughout 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 grew to become defensive, yelling at her co-hosts to “educate” her and warning Sheryl to not cry in the course of the dialogue. Yeesh.
A rep for the British star beforehand informed Individuals that Osbourne had since reached out to Underwood and apologized. Nonetheless, in her latest podcast episode, Sheryl claims that was nothing however a lie!
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When requested whether or not the mother-of-three reached out to her on to apologize, the comedienne mentioned “no” and even went by way of her telephone historical past to show it. So it appears like Sharon’s rep has been peddling some faux information on her behalf, if Sheryl is to be believed!
However 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 point out that Sharon did, the truth is, 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 pretend crying whereas we had been dwell 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 understand me. You know the way 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 group and had one another’s backs. I think about you a real good friend. If you wish to discuss on the telephone 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 will help 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 area and I don’t wish to disrespect that. I’m simply reaching out as a result of I need you [to] know I’m fascinated about 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 fascinated about you. Hope you’re effectively. 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 making an attempt to do to me? Why are you making an attempt to destroy my fame? Simply be sincere. Inform me.”
Underwood has but to reply to her former co-star’s textual content receipts. However 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 making an attempt to be further cautious about how she framed the dialog “in a manner 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 a couple of folks that criticized me on that — ‘Why do you give any f**ok about anyone’s emotions? They offer no f**ks about yours.’ It’s not in regards to the response of the individual, it’s about me and who I’m making an attempt to evolve and mature to be.”
As for why she had a sense the dialog wouldn’t finish effectively? Sheryl went on to disclose that she “heard issues” in regards to the British TV persona earlier than becoming a member of The Discuss for its second season in 2011.
Noting that the 2 nonetheless grew to become “quick associates” when she joined the panel, the Arkansas native mentioned:
“I robotically simply fell in love along with her as a result of I identical to her. And I heard issues and I used to be like, ‘They obtained nothing to do with me.’ My factor is I’m going to get to know you first… [But] I had heard issues, and I obtained telephone calls of this and that and so what I mentioned to these individuals, I mentioned, ‘Thanks for the data.’ As a result of pay attention, on this enterprise you’ve obtained 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 might have ‘simply would’ve’ — this was going to occur, out of my management,” she mentioned. “Generally you don’t wish to know what you recognize, you don’t wish to really feel and listen to what you’re feeling and listen to, don’t wish to settle for what it’s a must 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 mentioned 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 way in which I used to be handled. I’m very upset. And I’m simply making an attempt to navigate my emotions about that as a result of it was a trauma.”
We’ve a sense Sharon feels the very same manner! And will have it in her textual content messages someplace…
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