The Discuss hiatus is prolonged for ANOTHER week after Sharon Osbourne is accused of calling ex-co-hosts Julie Chen a ‘wonton’ and Sara Gilbert a ‘fish eater’ – however her publicist says she’s ‘hardly shocked by the lies’
CBS has prolonged The Discuss’s hiatus for yet one more week after Sharon Osbourne was accused of incessantly calling former co-hosts Julie Chen a ‘wonton’ and Sara Gilbert, who’s a lesbian, a ‘fish eater’ – however her publicist hit again saying she’s ‘hardly shocked by the lies’.
The latest claims towards the 68-year-old got here from sources who spoke to journalist Yashar Ali in per week the place the community introduced it had launched a probe into her on-air bust up with co-host Sheryl Underwood.
She has confronted criticism since her an on-air feud with Underwood final Wednesday after Osbourne was accused of being racist for defending her pal Piers Morgan within the wake of his Meghan Markle feedback.
However a number of sources, together with former co-host Leah Remini, have since alleged that Osbourne has a historical past bullying and racist language.
CBS has prolonged The Discuss’s hiatus for yet one more week after Sharon Osbourne was accused of incessantly calling former co-host Julie Chen a ‘wonton’ and ‘slanty eyes’. They’re pictured above collectively in 2015
The sources say Osbourne repeatedly referred to then-co-host Chen as ‘wonton’ and ‘slanty eyes’.
In addition they declare Osbourne referred to a different then co-host Sara Gilbert, who’s a lesbian, as a ‘p***y licker’ and ‘fish eater’.
In response to the claims involving Chen and Gilbert, Osbourne’s publicist Howard Bragman mentioned the speak present host was ‘dissatisfied however unfazed and hardly shocked by the lies’.
‘The one factor worse than a disgruntled former worker is a disgruntled former speak present host. For 11 years Sharon has been form, collegial and pleasant together with her hosts as evidenced by throwing them events, inviting them to her residence within the UK and different gestures of kindness too many to call,’ the assertion mentioned.
‘Sharon is dissatisfied however unfazed and hardly shocked by the lies, the recasting of historical past and the bitterness popping out at this second. She is going to survive this, as she at all times has and her coronary heart will stay open and good, as a result of she refuses to let others take her down.’
Osbourne has discovered herself on the heart of a race row ever since she defended her longtime pal Morgan throughout a heated on-air dialogue with Underwood final week.
Osbourne has confronted criticism over her an on-air feud with Underwood after she was accused of being racist for defending her pal Piers Morgan within the wake of his Meghan Markle feedback
The Discuss was initially placed on hiatus till Wednesday whereas executives investigated. Following the Chen and Gilbert allegations, CBS issued a press release saying it had prolonged the printed suspension till subsequent Tuesday
Morgan was ousted by British breakfast TV present Good Morning Britain after saying he did not imagine a phrase Meghan Markle mentioned throughout her Oprah particular. It later emerged that the Duchess of Sussex had personally complained to ITV about Morgan’s feedback.
Osbourne had tweeted in help of Morgan shortly after his departure was introduced, saying: ‘I’m with you. I stand by you. Folks overlook that you simply’re paid to your opinion and that you simply’re simply talking your reality.’
The next day, Osbourne requested producers if she may do a monologue to clear the air after being subjected to backlash however bosses insisted she participate in a debate with Underwood as an alternative, DailyMail.com insiders have revealed.
The insiders say Osbourne was ‘set as much as fail’ by CBS bigwigs over her protection of Morgan and was compelled to participate within the on-air debate.
Osbourne has since mentioned she was ‘blindsided’ by Underwood and CBS and horrified to be known as a racist for her protection of Morgan.
The Discuss was initially placed on hiatus till Wednesday whereas executives investigated.
Following the Chen and Gilbert allegations, CBS issued a press release saying it had prolonged the printed suspension till subsequent Tuesday.
‘CBS is dedicated to a various, inclusive and respectful office throughout all of our productions. We’re additionally very aware of the vital considerations expressed and discussions happening relating to occasions on The Discuss,’ a press release from the community mentioned.
‘This features a course of the place all voices are heard, claims are investigated and applicable motion is taken the place essential. The present will lengthen its manufacturing hiatus till subsequent Tuesday as we proceed to evaluate these points.’