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A TV presenter attacks Meghan Markle


After giving his support to the British presenter Piers Morgan, one of the biggest detractors of Meghan Markle, the American host Sharon Osbourne, has just in turn been ousted from his position.

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Sharon Osbourne on the set of The Talk in 2019


The consequences of the earthquake caused by the explosive interview of the Sussexes are multiplying. The American channel CBS has recently decided to terminate the contract of Sharon Osbourne, one of its star presenters. It all began in early March, when the host decided to publicly support Piers Morgan, one of the biggest critics of Meghan Markle. The British presenter had indeed found himself under fire after questioning the statements of the Duchess of Sussex, including the lack of support from the Crown when she told them of her suicidal thoughts and the racism she would have suffered.

“I stand with you. I stand with you. People forget you get paid to share your opinions and tell your truth,” Sharon Osbourne had tweeted following the controversy. In the show The Talk, a particularly lively debate had then taken place between Sharon Osbourne and his co-host Sheryl Underwood on this famous tweet. “I ask you Sheryl, and do not try to cry because if someone must cry, it is me. Tell me, educate me, when did you hear him say something racist?”, had launched a Sharon Osbourne very annoyed.

10 years on the air

A discussion that had generated very heated debates on social networks in particular, and which pushed the channel to exclude the host of 68 years, after ten years of good and loyal service. “The events that took place on March 10 disturbed everyone involved, including viewers who were watching the show at home. We have concluded that Sharon’s behavior toward her colleagues during this episode was not consistent with our values and work environment where respect is the key word,” CBS explained in a statement. A second dismissal after that of his friend Piers Morgan, pushed to the exit of the program Good Morning Britain.

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