Speaking her reality! Kelly Osbourne isn’t fearful about cancel tradition after her mother, Sharon Osbourne, was let go from The Talk because of backlash over previous racially insensitive remarks.
“I keep trying to get people to change the way they think about this in the sense of, don’t be afraid to make a mistake because we all are so privileged and it’s an honor,” Kelly, 36, solely instructed Us Weekly on Monday, May 3, whereas selling her new podcast, “The Kelly Osbourne and Jeff Beacher Show” with cohost Jeff Beacher. “We’re a part of the right side of history. We’re part of a time when the world is changing finally, for the good, in the sense that people are waking up. They’re seeing that people have not been held accountable and that there is a huge problem with race in this world.”
The Fashion Police alum defined that within the U.S. particularly, girls’s rights and the Time’s Up motion have helped flip the tide, however it’s not over but.
“The pendulum swung so far in one direction that it’s going to have to swing in the other for a little bit before we find some normal ground and we figure out what’s right and what’s wrong,” she stated, noting that folks shouldn’t be “afraid to make that mistake,” and to “ask questions” and educate themselves.
Kelly famous that “we’re part of a change” and a part of a motion “that made the world a better place,” so if you happen to’re making an attempt you shouldn’t be terrified of getting it mistaken.
“That’s why, like, I don’t give a f—k about cancel culture. I don’t give a f—k about what anyone thinks about me in that sense,” she instructed Us. “Like, if you think I’m a racist, fine. You think I’m a racist. I know who I am. I don’t care what you think of me. I care what [my cohost] Jeff thinks of me. I care what my family thinks of me. I don’t care what somebody hiding behind a computer and a fake Instagram page who puts up stuff where they don’t practice what they preach [thinks].”
Kelly’s feedback come shortly after CBS introduced in March that her 68-year-old mom wouldn’t be returning to The Talk as a cohost. The controversy started after Sharon publicly defended Piers Morgan’s seemingly racist feedback about Meghan Markle following her tell-all interview earlier that month.
During the March 10 episode of the daytime speak present, Sharon got here below hearth when she spoke up for Morgan, 56. The present then took an unplanned hiatus and launched an inside investigation into the on-air the dispute between Sharon and cohost Sheryl Underwood. During the break, former Talk cohost Leah Remini claimed she heard the British TV character use racial and homophobic slurs previously, which Sharon denied.
The former America’s Got Talent decide “is bitterly disappointed at how it all played out,” a supply solely instructed Us final month. “Her whole career has been based on not holding back, speaking her mind and championing free speech — so to be classified or perceived as a bigot or a racist is a sickening scenario and an utter nightmare for her, especially since she insists up and down it’s all a pack of lies and that’s the last thing she is.”
The insider added that the Extreme writer’s “family is supporting her” amid the fallout, noting it “tears them all apart seeing her suffer like this.”
Kelly, for her half, has been engaged on her new podcast with Beacher, 48, whom she has recognized for years.
“I know I practice what I preach, and I know Jeff does too,” Kelly instructed Us on Monday, saying her current sobriety slip, weight reduction and tales of fame will all be matters on the present. “That’s our podcast. It’s like what we get up to on a daily basis. And, for lack of better terms, like, the s—t that we get ourselves into.”
The Beacher’s Madhouse founder added: “[It’s] about brutal honesty and fun and entertainment and health.”
“The Kelly Osbourne and Jeff Beacher Show” podcast premieres on Tuesday, May 4, on Podcast One.
With reporting by Christina Garibaldi