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has been keeping a low profile over the past few weeks but on Monday.
Most recently, Mrs O paid a sweet tribute toon Instagram Stories to mark his birthday.
The mother-of-three shared a photo of them together, alongside the message: "Happy birthday @piersmorgan." Sharon also added a love heart emoji and birthday cake emoji.
VIDEO: Sharon Osbourne brought to tears in heated The Talk debate
Sharon and Piers have been good friends for over 20 years and worked together on America's Got Talent for five seasons.
The celebrities backing and trashing Piers Morgan after he quit Good Morning Britain including Gary Lineker and Jedward
Piers Morgan, 55, has divided the celebrity world with stars including Gary Lineker and Sharon Osbourne supporting the outspoken presenter while others such as Jedward have shared their criticism of himAnd Piers Morgan, 55, has divided the celebrity world with some stars supporting the outspoken presenter while others have shared their criticism of his opinions.
Most recently, Piers spoke out to defend Sharon following the news that she had stepped down from, and claimed that his friend was "bullied" out of her job.
The chat show star had publically defended Piers on The Talk amid his comments about's Oprah interview, which sparked controversy and resulted in the daytime talk show being put on hiatus while they conducted an investigation into accusations of racism and inappropriate comments made by the 68-year-old.
Sharon Osbourne paid tribute to Piers Morgan on his birthday
Sharon Osbourne LEAVES The Talk after on-air bust up with co-hosts
'Sharon Osbourne has decided to leave The Talk," CBS said in a statement. "The events of the March 10 broadcast were upsetting to everyone involved, including the audience.'Osbourne, 68, ended her more than a decade with the daytime chat show following the heated on-air debate on March 10, which sent the production into a hiatus that has lasted two weeks.
In a statement released on Friday, the network said that the episode which saw the British TV personality clash with her co-hosts was "upsetting to everyone involved, including the audience watching at home."
It added that Sharon's behaviour towards her co-hosts during the episode "did not align with our values for a respectful workplace".
The drama kicked off in early March when Sharon was asked to explain why she had defended Piers, who had called Meghan a "liar."
Sharon and Piers worked together on America's Got Talent
Sharon insisted that his comments, and her defence, did not make either of them racist.
When co-hosts Sheryl Underwood and Elaine Welteroth attempted to explain how they felt unconscious racism was playing a role, and that it was important for "friends to hold a friend accountable," Sharon became teary and began shouting at the pair.
Piers Morgan breaks silence after pal Sharon Osbourne quits The Talk amid controversy
Sharon Osbourne quit CBS show The Talk after Piers Morgan and Meghan Markle controversy
Days later, Sharon apologised for her remarks in a public statement. "I felt panicked, felt blindsided [and] got defensive," she wrote. "Please hear me when I say I do not condone racism, misogyny or bullying."
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