Sheryl Underwood is able to “get to therapeutic” following Sharon Osbourne’s departure from “The Speak.”
Underwood is about to kick off Monday’s episode — the primary because the CBS present went on hiatus practically a month in the past amid uproar over Osbourne’s on-air feedback — by addressing viewers from backstage about what they will anticipate.
“It’s time for an episode of ‘The Speak’ that will likely be not like every other we’ve had earlier than,” Underwood shares.
“… As chances are you’ll know, throughout our break, Sharon determined to go away ‘The Speak.’ We have to course of the occasions of that day and what occurred since, so we are able to get to the therapeutic,” Underwood continues in her message.
Final month, Osbourne, 68, spoke on “The Speak” about being branded a racist for supporting Piers Morgan, who left his personal morning present in Britain after furiously blasting Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s interview with Oprah Winfrey.
After an emotional on-air debate with Underwood, Osbourne tweeted a prolonged apology. Nonetheless, a number of ex-colleagues joined the refrain of these accusing her of inappropriate office habits associated to race.
On Monday’s return episode, Underwood stated she and fellow co-hosts Elaine Welteroth, Amanda Kloots and Carrie Ann Inaba will “actually focus on what occurred” and discover their emotions.
“And we’ll additionally present you ways anybody can turn into extra comfy discussing necessary points and having troublesome conversations,” Underwood says. “By the top of the hour, we wish everybody to really feel empowered and able to transfer ahead.”
Underwood, 57, beforehand claimed that Osbourne by no means apologized to her in personal following their heated alternate, however Osbourne got here ahead with alleged screenshots that confirmed texts to Underwood that Underwood didn’t reply.
“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?” Osbourne informed the Every day Mail. “What are you attempting to do to me? Why are you attempting to destroy my popularity? Simply be trustworthy. Inform me.”