Sharon Osbourne Apparently Thinks She Is the Victim of Her Own Racist Comments

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Sharon Osbourne, a woman who is technically famous for reasons that no one living can remember, will likely be exiting her morning talk show, The Talk, after making racist comments on air, apologizing, and then having old racist comments she made on-air and behind the scenes (allegedly) brought to light. While Osbourne is clearly the villain in this story, she is a victim of “the cancel culture” in her own mind and thus must be compensated for her troubles.

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According to Page Six, Osbourne is expecting a huge payout from her show that no one watched to guarantee her silence if and when she is officially fired. An anonymous source that may or may not be Osbourne’s assistant or one of her children (my money is on Kelly) told Page Six, “She could write a book, she would do a world of interviews. She knows where all the bodies are buried.” Osbourne has even gone so far as to blame the showrunners for not preparing her for a conversation in which she was only required to offer up her own opinion.

While I highly doubt that there are any bodies worth excavating in the hallowed halls of The Talk other than Osbourne’s, the only appropriate response to a thinly veiled threat is to quote the great Bethanny Frankel: “Mention it all!” Write the book Sharon, we dare you.


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Right, so J-Rod is back together after everyone said they broke up, and to prove that they are still in love they are kissing in clear view of any paparazzi or kid with a cell phone they can find. This is fine, I’m fine but for the love of God just have the wedding already and release us from this eternal holding pattern.


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Famous for reasons that no one living can remember

Can we please get some age diversity among Jez writers? Pretty please?

I’m on the older side of the millennial generation. Sharon was first famous for being insane enough to marry and stay with someone who bites heads off bats during concerts. Then she developed a reputation for being an asshole to metal bands and fans (that sort of fame’s a bit more niche, but still). Then she saw Ozzy’s fame fading and engineered a reality show that made the whole family (except for that one very smart daughter who immediately noped out of filming) incredibly famous.

Anyone over the age of, say, 30, can remember why she is/was famous. I love Jez but it can be really frustrating when the staff writers are all, apparently, infants - or at the bare minimum have no capacity for long-term memory.