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Entertainment Sharon Osbourne's cohost filed a complaint about 'The Talk's' 'racially insensitive and hostile' set, source says

08:25  21 march  2021
08:25  21 march  2021 Source:   msn.com

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A source told Page Six that " The Talk " is in "full self-destruct mode" after Sharon Osbourne and Sheryl Underwood' s exchange about racism. CBS daytime show " The Talk " is on a hiatus pending an internal investigation triggered by cohost Sharon Osbourne ' s outburst at fellow host Sheryl Underwood. According to new reporting by Page Six, the investigation was initiated when Elaine Welteroth (another co - host on " The Talk ") and her hairstylist filed complaints about the alleged " racially insensitive and hostile environment" of the show' s set .

- Sharon Osbourne (@MrsSOsbourne) March 9, 2021. Her cohost Sheryl Underwood said she felt that Morgan's attacks on Markle were rooted in racism. She told Osbourne her defense of Morgan gave "validation and a safe haven to something that he has uttered that is racist." Sharon Osbourne ' s cohost filed a complaint about ' The Talk ' s ' ' racially insensitive and hostile ' set , source says .

Elaine Welteroth holding a sign: Elaine Welteroth on © Provided by INSIDER Elaine Welteroth on "The Talk." Monty Brinton/CBS via Getty Images
  • CBS is conducting an internal investigation over last Wednesday's episode of "The Talk."
  • The show was put on hiatus after a heated exchange between Sharon Osbourne and Sheryl Underwood.
  • Page Six reports that cohost Elaine Welteroth's complaint triggered the investigation.
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CBS daytime show "The Talk" is on a hiatus pending an internal investigation triggered by cohost Sharon Osbourne's outburst at fellow host Sheryl Underwood.

According to new reporting by Page Six, the investigation was initiated when Elaine Welteroth (another co-host on "The Talk") and her hairstylist filed complaints about the alleged "racially insensitive and hostile environment" of the show's set.

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Sharon Osbourne has denied allegations of racism from her former " Talk " cohost Leah Remini, who said Osbourne used racial and homophobic slurs against other former cohosts . In the same interview with "ET," Osbourne also spoke about the anger she felt in the original episode of " The Talk " that led to this drama. In the episode, Osbourne broke down in tears in defense of Piers Morgan after her cohosts criticized Morgan for his reaction to the Meghan Markle and Prince Harry interview with Oprah.

“ The Talk ” is extending its hiatus as Sharon Osbourne faces accusations of offensive language toward former co - hosts , including Julie Chen. Multiple sources claimed that the British American personality frequently referred to Chen as “wonton” and “slanty eyes” in the past, according to an article published Tuesday by journalist Yashar Those sources reportedly included former co - host Leah Remini, who also alleged that Osbourne called former co - host Sara Gilbert a “p*ssy licker” and “fish eater.” “ The Talk ” launched in 2010 with Osbourne , Chen, Gilbert, Remini and Holly Robinson Peete as co - hosts .

Osbourne and Underwood's contentious exchange happened last Wednesday when the subject of Meghan Markle and Piers Morgan came up on "The Talk." Osbourne had defended Morgan's repeated criticisms of Markle, and Underwood said that Morgan's behavior was racist. The segment ended with Osbourne in tears and shouting expletives.

On Sunday, news broke that CBS was launching an internal investigation into the situation.

"We are committed to a diverse, inclusive, and respectful workplace," a statement from CBS said. "All matters related to the Wednesday episode of 'The Talk' are currently under internal review."

Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood posing for the camera: Sharon Osbourne and Sheryl Underwood on © Provided by INSIDER Sharon Osbourne and Sheryl Underwood on "The Talk." CBS/ET Canada YouTube

According to Page Six's source, Osbourne herself feels "set up" by the show's producers.

Sharon Osbourne says she was 'blindsided' by controversial Piers Morgan discussion on The Talk

  Sharon Osbourne says she was 'blindsided' by controversial Piers Morgan discussion on The Talk Sharon Osbourne says CBS executives 'blindsided' her with Wednesday's controversial Piers Morgan discussion on 'The Talk.'On Friday, the longtime co-host of the CBS talk show told Variety, "I was blindsided, totally blindsided by the whole situation. In my 11 years, this was the first time I was not involved with the planning the segment," and added, "I blame the network for it.

The hit CBS daytime show " The Talk " is on extended hiatus, as the network investigates allegations Sharon Osbourne used offensive language toward her colleagues. Osbourne says she was setup on-air and denies that she made crude remarks about her former co - hosts . Sharon Osbourne ' s cohost filed a complaint about ' The Talk ' s ' ' racially insensitive and hostile ' set , source says .

Sharon Osbourne ' s cohost filed a complaint about ' The Talk ' s ' ' racially insensitive and hostile ' set , source says . Sharon Osbourne told Variety that showrunners on " The Talk " told her the orders to talk about Piers Morgan "came from executives."


Gallery: This Is Why 'The Talk' Just Abruptly Went on a Hiatus (Best Life)

Sharon Osbourne posing for the camera: The hosts of daytime chat show The Talk aren't doing any talking on our TV screens right now. Following a heated discussion on one of last week's episodes, The Talk has gone on hiatus. The decision came following a conversation between hosts Sharon Osbourne and Sheryl Underwood about TV host Piers Morgan's comments on Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex.When Oprah Winfrey's interview with Meghan and her husband Prince Harry aired on Sunday, Mar. 7, it became a huge topic of conversation. The interview brought in a whopping 17 million viewers, who watched as Harry and Meghan opened up more than they ever had before about their experience in the British royal family and the British tabloid media.So, of course, the interview was also discussed on The Talk throughout the week that followed. But, in the Mar. 10 episode, the conversation became specifically about Morgan's disparaging comments about Meghan, which is where things took a turn.Read on to find out what Osbourne and Underwood had to say on The Talk, and find out why this led the show to take a hiatus. And for more on Meghan and Harry's interview, check out Meghan Markle Just Said This Is Her One Regret About Royal Life.Read the original article on Best Life.

"Sharon felt the producers had been ordered not to prepare her and let her be blindsided on live TV because it would be more explosive and get more publicity," Page Six reported. "She is furious."

The source added, "There's a lot of finger-pointing going on behind the scenes. 'The Talk' is in full self-destruct mode; everyone is throwing whoever they can under the bus."

Osbourne has shared a statement on Twitter, in which she said she "panicked, felt blindsided, got defensive, and allowed my fear and horror of being accused of being racist take over" during the exchange.

Insider reached out to representatives for Welteroth and "The Talk" but did not immediately hear back.

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