Jump to content
BeatKing.com | Music News | Downloads | Forums | Videos | Lyrics

Piers Morgan Takes Aim At Sheryl Underwood For Defending George Lopez Back in 2017


Recommended Posts

His attacks against Meghan Markle have been criticized, but that hasn't kept Piers Morgan from pressing forward. The former Good Morning Britain host hasn't let up about Markle and it seems that it all stems from a casual meet-up they had years ago. Morgan has publicly stated that he was attracted to Markle but she, instead, met Prince Harry and never spoke to the talk show host again. Most recently, we witnessed Morgan's friend, Sharon Osbourne, defending him to the point that she yelled at her The Talk co-host Sheryl Underwood. While Underwood was praised for calmly handling the exchange, Osbourne was axed from the show. Morgan is speaking out once again, this time calling Underwood a hyprocrite.

Sharon Osbourne, Piers Morgan, Sheryl Underwood
Randy Shropshire / Stringer / Getty Images

"[Osbourne] was attacked on her own show by her co-host who said that that effectively was her supporting someone who said racist things. And when Sharon got annoyed and said, 'What did he say that was racist,' they couldn't say anything because I never have," said Morgan. "Now, Sharon's gone, too. I look at this Cancel Culture, it's a real thing. This woke mob want to cancel people who do not follow the narrative."

In contrast, people have taken to social media to contest Morgan's claims, arguing that consequences aren't Cancel Culture. "There's a real hypocrisy at the top as well, involving Sheryl Underwood, because four years ago, it was revealed after Sharon was forced out of her job for defending somebody who hadn't said racist things, a video emerged of Sheryl Underwood defending George Lopez, the Latino comedian," Morgan continued.

During the 2017 incident in question, Lopez made a joke at one of his shows that offended a Black woman in the audience, and when she reportedly flipped him off, Lopez went off on her. "You would think that Sheryl Underwood, who is so outraged by people saying racist things, that she even imagines them saying when they haven't, but when she was confronted with clear evidence on video of her good friend George Lopez saying racist things and abusing a young Black woman who then had to leave a venue, that Sheryl would be outraged, but she wasn't."

Check out his rant below.

View this post on Instagram

A post shared by Onsite! (@its_onsite)


View the full article

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
  • Our picks

    • Wait, Burning Man is going online-only? What does that even look like?
      You could have been forgiven for missing the announcement that actual physical Burning Man has been canceled for this year, if not next. Firstly, the nonprofit Burning Man organization, known affectionately to insiders as the Borg, posted it after 5 p.m. PT Friday. That, even in the COVID-19 era, is the traditional time to push out news when you don't want much media attention. 
      But secondly, you may have missed its cancellation because the Borg is being careful not to use the C-word. The announcement was neutrally titled "The Burning Man Multiverse in 2020." Even as it offers refunds to early ticket buyers, considers layoffs and other belt-tightening measures, and can't even commit to a physical event in 2021, the Borg is making lemonade by focusing on an online-only version of Black Rock City this coming August.    Read more...
      More about Burning Man, Tech, Web Culture, and Live EventsView the full article
      • 0 replies
    • Post in What Are You Listening To?
      Post in What Are You Listening To?
    • Post in What Are You Listening To?
      Post in What Are You Listening To?
    • Post in What Are You Listening To?
      Post in What Are You Listening To?
    • Post in What Are You Listening To?
      Post in What Are You Listening To?
  • Create New...