Sheryl Underwood says she experienced PTSD after her dogfight with Sharon Osbourne that preceded Osbourne’s exit from « The Talk ».
Underwood announced on Monday – in the first episode of the series since its nearly month-long hiatus – that she was suffering from « trauma ».
« I feel like I have been into PTSD because of it was a trauma, « explained Underwood, » and I feel like I want to get over it because I really wanted to work with my friends and colleagues again and. » the crew … but I also wanted to get back to the audience. “
Underwood said she feared being seen as » the angry black woman « and tried to remain calm during her heated exchanges with Osbourne when Osbourne claimed she was a racist in defense of close friend Piers Morgan has been branded after leaving Good Morning Britain on charges of lying to Meghan Markle.
« I didn’t want to escalate with Sharon because I thought I was having a conversation with a friend, but I also knew that I had to be a role model for others to follow because I wasn’t an angry black woman wanted to be noticed, « said Underwood, » and that really scared me.
« I didn’t want to be this and I wanted to stay calm and focused, and it’s difficult to go back to that day because I only feel the trauma. I’m afraid and worried. »
The co-host Elaine Welteroth said Monday that Osbourne « went off track to show disrespect » during the debate.
Osbourne tweeted a long apology after the emotionally charged episode, claiming to have apologized privately to Underwood / p> Underwood, 57, then claimed that 68-year-old Osbourne had never apologized privately, but Osbourne had allegedly submitted screenshots with unanswered texts to Underwood.
On Monday, Underwood confirmed that Osbourne was giving her one SMS, but she didn’t answer because she didn’t know if she was allowed to conduct the internal investigation at the fair.
Page 6 exclusively revealed that Osbourne was watching the CBS talk show with a payday of m left more than $ 10 million, although a CBS spokesman later said the notion of a $ 5 million to $ 10 million minimum payout was « wrong, inaccurate, or wrong ». Make your choice. «
» Sharon will talk when she’s ready, « said an insider. » She still wants to give her side of the story. She’s been on this show for 11 years and knows all the secrets. “
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