Sharon Osbourne goes on the offensive, accuses 'The Talk' producers of orchestrating her controversy

Osbourne faced allegations of racism at the time that ultimately led to her jumping ship with the long-running talk show after years on the air. Speaking in a preview for the upcoming Season 5 premiere ofDailyMailTV,” she went on the offensive, accusing CBS of orchestrating the uncomfortable moment that ultimately led to her departure from the show.

She had a heated exchange with co-host Sheryl Underwood in which she expressed her support for Piers Morgan after he leftGood Morning Britain over differing opinions about Meghan Markle en Prince Harry’s bom interview with Oprah Winfrey. Nou, Osbourne is claiming that producers orchestrated the situation.

They all knew the question and they all knew what was going down. I felt totally betrayed,” sy het gese.

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Sharon Osbourne blames CBS for the controversy that led to her decision to leave ‘The Talk’

Sharon Osbourne blames CBS for the controversy that led to her decision to leave ‘The Talk’ (CBS)

Osbourne alleges that she didn’t do anything wrong and that she was merely portrayed as the bad guy in the situation.

It was a freedom of speech matter. It was pure freedom of speech,” Sharon told DailyMailTV. “A journalist friend of mine who wrote something that people didn’t like and then a few crazies out there, some thugs go‘you must be racist, that’s why you’re saying it’about my friend Piers. Dis soos, kom.”

Osbourne says that the optics of telling her co-host not to cry were bad. When cameras stopped rolling during a commercial break, she alleges that she begged Underwood to talk to her but she refused, prompting her to saygo fyourself.

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I would say that to any one of my friends,” verduidelik sy. ‘When you say it to a friend, it’s different than saying it to somebody, a stranger. If you can’t get real with somebody who you’ve worked alongside for 10 jare, then then you don’t have a friendship, and that’s the way I look at it,” sy het gese.

She also discussed being stuck in front of a live audience after the controversial moment, accusing producers of refusing to cut to commercial in order to drum up publicity for the show which she describes asgoing in the toilet.

Representatives for CBS did not immediately respond to Fox News’ versoek om kommentaar.

Nou, months after the controversy that led to a hiatus for the show as well as her eventual departure, Osbourne claims she had to undergo some unconventional therapy as well as hire 24-hour security in the wake of death threats from viewers stemming from the controversy.

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I definitely went through a difficult patch at the beginning. I found it embarrassing. The humiliation that people would think that I might be a racist,’ onthul sy.

She also noted that former co-host Sara Gilbert suggested she undergo ketamine treatments, wat sy gedoen het.

I went through three months of therapy,” het sy afgesluit. “I had ketamine treatment and I got it all out. All the tears and everything that I felt, jy weet. All of that, it’s gone.

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