‘The Talk’ To Return Monday W/ ‘Discussion About Race & Healing’ After Sharon Osbourne Exit
After a nearly month-long hiatus, CBS’ The Talk has scheduled its return.
The moment not only lead to the show taking a break but also ended Sharon Osbourne’s time on The Talk after 11 seasons.
CBS announced Sharon Osbourne’s departure and said in a statement,
“Sharon Osbourne has decided to leave The Talk. The events of the March 10 broadcast were upsetting to everyone involved, including the audience watching at home.”
Following the discussion, CBS said it would perform an internal review of Osbourne’s remarks. It also shared the results of the investigation in the statement announcing her exit.
“As part of our review, we concluded that Sharon’s behavior toward her co-hosts during the March 10 episode did not align with our values for a respectful workplace.”
The network concluded by denying her claims that she was set up by production to have the discussion on air.
“We also did not find any evidence that CBS executives orchestrated the discussion or blindsided any of the hosts.”
Now, the show is scheduled to return Monday, April 12th with hosts Elaine Welteroth, Carrie Ann Inaba, Sheryl Underwood, and Amanda Kloots.
The episode will feature a discussion on “race and healing.”
Inclusion and justice professional Dr. Donald E. Grant will make an appearance as well as Life coach Dr. Anita Phillips, who will
“share her expertise on how to heal after a painful event or conversation.”
The synopsis for the episode reads, The Wrap reported,
“The Talk returns with a discussion about race and healing; expert on diversity, equity, inclusion and justice Dr. Donald E. Grant will offer advice on how to have these difficult conversations; nationally acclaimed trauma therapist and life coach Dr. Anita Phillips will share her expertise on how to heal after a painful event or conversation.”
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