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Sharon Osbourne Parts Ways With The Talk

Network says her behavior on March 10 episode 'did not align with our values'

(Newser) - Earlier this month, The Talk went on hiatus following a row between co-hosts Sharon Osbourne and Sheryl Underwood, all regarding Osbourne's defense of Piers Morgan and his critical remarks about Meghan Markle. Morgan was accused of racism, and soon, too, was Osbourne , and now it appears we won't...

Complaints About Piers Morgan's Meghan Comments Crush Record

57,121 have complained to British TV regulator

(Newser) - Piers Morgan's comments about Meghan Markle aren't just controversial, they're record-settingly controversial. A historic 57,121 people, the highest number in Ofcom's history, have complained to the UK's communications regulator about the former Good Morning Britain host's words; the previous record-holding incident, a "...

Talk on Hiatus After Sharon Osbourne, Co-Host Get Into It

CBS show on hold after Osbourne's dispute with Sheryl Underwood over Piers Morgan, racism

(Newser) - The Prince Harry-Meghan Markle-Oprah Winfrey-Piers Morgan vacuum has just sucked in another big name: Sharon Osbourne, co-host of CBS' The Talk, who's been taking heat ever since she defended Morgan on her show. The hubbub started Wednesday, when Osbourne addressed Morgan's comments on Markle , which led to his...

Late Night Has Some Thoughts on Royal Hubbub
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Late Night Has Some Thoughts on Royal Hubbub

Colbert, Fallon, Kimmel, and Meyers tag-team against Buckingham Palace, Piers Morgan

(Newser) - Buckingham Palace finally spoke up on Tuesday after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's interview with Oprah , noting the royals were "saddened" by the Sussexes' claims of racism and other challenges they'd faced. The palace also assured the public that those claims would be taken "very seriously"...

Piers Morgan Thought About It, Still Doesn't Believe Meghan

Duchess filed complaint with ITV over his comments

(Newser) - One of the 41,000 people who complained to ITV about Piers Morgan's comments about Meghan Markle was apparently the duchess herself. "The Duchess of Sussex formally filed a complaint to ITV on Monday" and "it's thought to have been sent to the broadcaster's CEO,...

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Piers Morgan Quits Show
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Piers Morgan Quits Show After Walking Off Set

He's done with 'Good Morning Britain' amid bickering over Meghan Markle interview

(Newser) - Piers Morgan stormed off the set of ITV's Good Morning Britain on Tuesday after taking flak for his continued criticism of Meghan Markle. And it appears the split is permanent: The network announced later in the day that Morgan has decided to leave the show, and ITV "has...

Hugh Grant on Harry's Move: Tabloids Effectively Killed His Mom

Actor says he doesn't blame Harry, Meghan for stepping back

(Newser) - As far as Hugh Grant is concerned, Prince Harry's actions distancing himself from the British royal family are perfectly justified. "I’m rather on Harry’s side," the actor told Andy Cohen on Cohen's SiriusXM radio show, per the Guardian . "The tabloid press effectively murdered...

John Legend's 'Baby, It's Cold Outside' Redo Not Going Over Well

Legend changed the lyrics to make them less 'date-rapey,' not everyone is pleased

(Newser) - "Baby It's Cold Outside" has become a bit controversial in the #MeToo era, so when John Legend recorded the 1944 holiday classic for the upcoming deluxe edition of his Christmas album, he decided to change the lyrics. That decision isn't going over well with some big names....

Charles Had 90 Minutes to Change Trump's Mind, Didn't
Charles Had 90 Minutes to
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Charles Had 90 Minutes to Change Trump's Mind, Didn't

President, Piers Morgan talk climate change in wide-ranging interview

(Newser) - President Trump's sit-down with Prince Charles was supposed to last 15 minutes. It went for 90, but that wasn't enough to get Trump on board with Charles' climate stance. In a Good Morning Britain interview that aired Wednesday, the president answered a slew of questions from Piers Morgan....

Ariana Grande Takes Down Piers Morgan on Twitter

Brit criticized band for posing nude

(Newser) - Piers Morgan clashed with Ariana Grande and Ariana Grande's mother on Twitter Wednesday—and it did not go well for the British TV presenter. In what Cosmopolitan calls a "spectacular takedown," Grande stepped in after her mother criticized tweets from Morgan in which he accused the band...

Trump Calls EU 'a Foe' Ahead of Putin Meeting
Trump: 'European
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Trump: 'European Union Is a Foe'

The president calls out the EU for trade policies

(Newser) - President Trump has raised eyebrows ahead of his meeting with Vladimir Putin regarding who he feels are the enemies of the United States. In an interview from Scotland with CBS News, the president told anchor Jeff Glor that the EU with its 28 members, many of which are longstanding US...

In Interview, Trump Admits He Tweets From Bed

He talks Brexit, feminism, climate change with Piers Morgan

(Newser) - President Trump spilled the beans on his Twitter habits in a wide-ranging interview with British journalist and former Celebrity Apprentice winner Piers Morgan that aired Sunday. The president said he needed social media to defend himself from all the news "that is very false or made up" and admitted...

Trump Makes 'Significant Climbdown' in Interview

He says he's ready to apologize for far-right retweets

(Newser) - President Trump made what British TV host Piers Morgan called a "significant climbdown" during an interview in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday. The president told Morgan that he is prepared to apologize for his controversial retweets last year of anti-Muslim videos from the far-right Britain First group, the BBC reports. Trump,...

Grilled on 1994 Attack, Harding Attempts an Exit

'Many people are the victims of abuse,' she tells Piers Morgan

(Newser) - The same questions raised by Twitter after Tonya Harding's Golden Globes appearance were raised by Piers Morgan in an interview Tuesday—one Harding nearly cut short. Appearing on Good Morning Britain to discuss the biopic I, Tonya , Harding grew noticeably perturbed as Morgan grilled her about her knowledge of...

Ed Sheeran: I Don't Know Why People Hate Me

Singer says he's 'quitting' Twitter because of all the 'mean things' said about him online

(Newser) - "I go on it and there's nothing but people saying mean things," says Ed Sheeran. That's the reason the 26-year-old English singer is offering for why he's "quitting" Twitter, the Sun reports, apparently deciding he just couldn't take those mean statements any longer....

In Twitter Feud vs. JK Rowling, Piers Morgan Kid Abandons Dad

'Harry Potter' author seems to be winning against Brit who shall not be named

(Newser) - The Guardian reports on the newest feud between "two of Britain’s best known international exports:" It all started when JK Rowling tweeted early Saturday regarding Piers Morgan's appearance on Bill Maher's talk show, noting that watching Morgan being "told to f--- off on live...

Celebs Pile On Piers Morgan After He Slams Jennifer Aniston

He says she's a hypocrite for her recent column

(Newser) - Chrissy Teigen and Piers Morgan are at it again . Morgan responded to Jennifer Aniston's recent diatribe against the tabloid media's obsession with scrutinizing women's bodies with a column in the Daily Mail in which he says Aniston and other female celebrities "deliberately perpetuate the myth of...

Lots of People Not Happy Piers Morgan Called Ali Racist

The backlash has been fierce

(Newser) - Piers Morgan thinks Muhammad Ali was "the greatest superstar icon of my lifetime," but he also thinks the boxer was racist, at least early in his life. "Muhammad Ali said far more inflammatory/racist things about white people than Donald Trump ever has about Muslims. #fact," Morgan...

Kim Kardashian Now in at Least 3 Nude Feuds

Naked selfie sparks Twitter uproar

(Newser) - Kim Kardashian tweeted a nude selfie Monday, and is now in a bit of a spat with three other celebrities who didn't react kindly to it. Bette Midler tweeted , "Kim Kardashian tweeted a nude selfie today. If Kim wants us to see a part of her we've...

CNN Pulling the Plug on Piers Morgan

Host admits he's failed to connect with Americans

(Newser) - Piers Morgan Live will soon be dead after three years of low ratings, the British host says. Morgan, successor to Larry King in CNN's key 9pm slot, says the show has "taken a bath in the ratings" lately and the network will probably pull the plug as soon...

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