- In a resurfaced video from 2018, Sharon Osbourne said that Meghan Markle isn’t Black.
- Speaking on “The Talk,” Osbourne justified her comments by saying Markle “doesn’t look Black.”
- Osbourne’s resurfaced comments come as she faces criticism for defending Piers Morgan last week.
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In a resurfaced segment from “The Talk” that was filmed in 2018, Sharon Osbourne repeatedly denied that Meghan Markle is Black.
In the video clip, which has circulated on Twitter and has since been shared by Metro, Osbourne rejected her cohost Sheryl Underwood’s comment that the Duchess of Sussex “brought Blackness to the royal family.”
“She ain’t Black,” Osbourne said in the clip.
After her cohosts informed her that Markle was “half Black,” Osbourne responded, “Yeah, I know, but she doesn’t look Black.”
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The other cohosts didn’t appear to agree with Osbourne’s comments, with the rapper Eve responding: “Black people come in all different colors. That’s a whole other different discussion about how Black you look or not look, or how white you look. That’s a whole discussion we don’t need to have.”
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