Sharon Osbourne has insisted she doesn’t “condone racism, misogyny or bullying” after publicly defending Piers Morgan on The Discuss earlier this week.
The anchor stop Good Morning Britain on Tuesday amid uproar over his feedback about Meghan, Duchess of Sussex’s interview with Oprah Winfrey, with him sparking outrage and viewer complaints by saying he does not imagine she suffered suicidal ideas.
Osbourne publicly supported her longtime pal on Twitter, and when she was requested about her tweet on The Discuss earlier this week, she turned defensive and emotional in an intense dialogue with co-host Sheryl Underwood.
She has now issued a prolonged assertion apologising for a way she dealt with the dialog.
“I’ve at all times been embraced with a lot love & help from the black group & I’ve deep respect & love for the black group,” she wrote. “To anybody of coloration that I offended and/or to anybody that feels confused or let down by what I stated, I’m really sorry. I panicked, felt blindsided, obtained defensive & allowed my worry & horror of being accused of being racist take over. There are only a few issues that harm my coronary heart greater than racism so to really feel related to that spun me quick! I’m not good, I’m nonetheless studying like the remainder of us & will proceed to study, hear and do higher.
“Please hear me once I say I don’t condone racism, misogyny, or bullying… I’ll at all times help freedom of speech, however now I see how I unintentionally did not make that clear distinction (with the tweet).”
Morgan was lower than impressed with Osbourne’s apology and claimed she had been “shamed and bullied” into making a press release.
“Sharon’s been shamed & bullied into apologising for defending me in opposition to colleagues accusing me of racism as a result of I do not imagine Meghan Markle’s bullsh**t,” he tweeted on Friday. “I demand an apology from these @TheTalkCBS bullies for his or her disgraceful slurs in opposition to ME.”