Sharon Osbourne has been under some much-deserved fire lately, but she’s hitting back in response to allegations from former ‘The Talk’ co-host Holly Robinson Peete that she played a part in her firing.
Earlier this week, Holly claimed Sharon called her and Leah Remini “too ghetto” for the show.
Sharon took to Twitter with an email, shifting the blame of Holly and Leah’s firing to former co-host Julie Chen.
In her tweet sharing the letter, Sharon reiterated that she “never had the ability/authority to get anyone fired.”
According to the shared email, Holly wrote that Sharon had effectively ghosted her since she was let go, suspecting that she did so because she was “paralyzed in fear of the wrath of Julie.”
The email never addressed Sharon’s alleged “too ghetto” comment directly, but a line in the email could be referring to Sharon’s words.
“If you are angry that I complained to CBS about Julie and the ‘racist’ comment I apologize but I owe it to my family to try to stop the venomous lies Julie is spreading,” the email reads. “I am now being told I may need to take legal action to get her to stop trashing me.”
In a subsequent tweet, Sharon again denied having Holly fired and further said that she never uttered the words “too ghetto” about her.
You can see Sharon’s denial below.
In response to Holly Robinson Peete’s accusation of me getting her fired from The Talk, I am sharing an e mail sent to me from Holly one month after she was let go by CBS. As I have stated before, I have never had the ability/authority to get anyone fired from The Talk. pic.twitter.com/zu3Vc1oHCy
— Sharon Osbourne (@MrsSOsbourne) March 13, 2021
An addendum to my previous Tweet. Never in my life did I utter the words that Holly was “too ghetto” to be on the Talk, as well as not having her fired.
— Sharon Osbourne (@MrsSOsbourne) March 14, 2021