After sources claimed that Sharon Osbourne would be receiving up to $10 million to walk away from The Talk, CBS has released a statement shutting down the rumor.
A CBS spokesperson said, according to Los Angeles Times that the reports are, “False, inaccurate or untrue. Take your pick.”
Sharon claimed that she had been “blindsided” by the network who asked her to weigh in on Piers Morgan’s remarks about Meghan Markle.
“I said, ‘Sure, they can ask me whatever.’ But then I get on there, I say my piece and Sheryl [Underwood] turns around straight-faced, looks at me and is reading from a card with questions. I was just so hurt, caught off guard and stunned by what I was being asked and not prepared. I was honestly in shock. I felt like I was in front of a firing squad. I felt like a lamb held out for slaughter. … They had me there for 20 minutes.”