The conversation has been an integral part of daily television since its premiere in 2010. The show was first aired with Sara Gilbert, Holly Robinson Peete, Leah Remini, Julie Chen and Sharon Osbourne as cohosts, but this panel has changed several times since then.
The conversation returned for season 11 in September 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic. Osbourne, who came under fire for defense Piers Morgan During an episode of the morning show in March 2021, the only original cast was left. She was next door Sheryl Underwood, Carrie Ann Inaba and eve, the latter of which later left the show.
Amanda Kloots and Elaine Welteroth were then brought in as a replacement. Kloots’ addition to the show was emotional as it came to COVID-19 months after her husband Nick Cordero passed away.
“I am thrilled and honored to join this incredible cast and crew,” she said in a December 2020 statement. “I look forward to starting the New Year with honest and thought-provoking discussions, mixed with lots of fun and laughter . ”
Osbourne is the only one The conversation Cohost to make it through all 11 seasons of the show. Amid controversy over her comments on Morgan, she said she wasn’t sure she wanted to return to her seat on the panel.
“I wish we could go on and have [an] Talk to adults quietly and work it out, but I don’t know if we can, ”he said Osbournes Alum told Entertainment tonight in March 2021. “I don’t know if it went beyond that. I would like to do it, but I don’t know if I even want to go back. … I don’t know if I’m wanted there.”
After coming to Morgan’s defense, he followed him Good morning Great Britain Osbourne got into a heated debate with Underwood on the show. She admitted while talking to ET about the situation that she got “too personal” and said she was ready to get it right. However, further allegations followed. Remini claimed the British television personality used racist and homophobic slurs against Chen and Gilbert.
Osbourne replied to that King of queens Alaun’s allegations in a statement about her Representative Howard Bragman, who called Remini “a disgruntled former employee”.
He added, “[Sharon] will survive this as she always has, and her heart will remain open and good because she refuses to let others overthrow her. She thanks her family, friends, and fans for standing by her side and for knowing her true nature. “
The conversation A longer hiatus was taken in the same month after the incident. CBS responded to the decision in a statement Us weekly.
“CBS is committed to a diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace in all of our productions. We are also very aware of the important concerns and discussions that are taking place regarding events on The conversation“The statement read.” This includes a process of hearing all voices, investigating claims and taking appropriate action if necessary. The show will extend its production break until next Tuesday as we continue to look into these issues. “
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