Sharon Osbourne regarded worse for put on after it was confirmed that Jerry O’Connell would be replacing her on “The Talk.”
The previous speak present co-host was seen driving with a makeup-free face and messy curly hair round Los Angeles Wednesday afternoon — which additionally occurred to be when audio leaked of Elaine Welteroth purportedly telling the British persona that she knew she was “not racist.”
The double whammy should’ve taken a toll on Osbourne, as she appeared glum in her automobile.
Osbourne has not publicly commented on O’Connell’s hiring or the leaked tape that appeared to point out Welteroth consoling Osbourne following the explosive March 10 episode wherein she defended longtime pal Piers Morgan over his feedback about Meghan Markle.
“I do know you’re upset. It was horrible. I simply hope you recognize when that when this blows over that you recognize that Sheryl [Underwood] is your pal. She actually is your pal,” Welteroth might allegedly be heard saying within the audio. “She doesn’t suppose you’re racist. I don’t suppose you’re racist. Nobody who is aware of you’ll ever say that or suppose that.”
Later within the clip, the previous “America’s Bought Expertise” decide prompt that CBS had “set me up,” saying, “They don’t care that I’ll now should go round and [have] individuals suppose I’m racist. They don’t give a s–t. They only need rankings. That’s all.”
Osbourne, 68, ended up quitting the speak present and walking away with a $10 million payday. O’Connell, who would be the first male co-host within the sequence’ historical past, addressed his full-time hiring on Wednesday.
“You women have been so welcoming to me,” he informed them Wednesday. “I imply, I got here right here as a visitor months in the past, and simply from the second I walked in, you’re simply gracious, you’re variety, you’re enjoyable, and it labored.”
He joins panelists Welteroth, Underwood, Amanda Kloots and Carrie Ann Inaba.