It’s not all sad news from CBS daytime soaps. Eric Braeden was invited onto “The Talk” to be congratulated by the ladies for 40 years on “The Young and the Restless.” He captivated audiences as the dashing villainous Victor Newman since 1980.
The ladies asked which script he thought would totally flop, but instead, viewers loved it. He laughed as he recalled reading the script. His character was to catch his first wife’s lover and imprison him in his dungeon, feeding him baked rats.
Did Sharon Osbourne Win a Multimillion-Dollar Payout?
After the brouhaha at “The Talk” went down, speculation that Sharon Osbourne would receive a substantial severance package to leave CBS spiked. “Page Six” reported that Sharon departed her spot on the show with a “payout” of $5 to $10 million. “Page Six” also stated that the former host was able to “spin” the exit as her decision to leave.
The hype was not true. A CBS spokesperson told “The Cut” that any payout to the entertainment personality is “False, inaccurate, or untrue,” adding, “Take your pick.” What is true, however, Sharon was luxuriating in a $1 million salary.
Sheryl Memorializes Kristoff St. John on ‘The Talk’
“Our hearts are broken,” Sheryl said, “because CBS daytime has lost one of our own.” Struggling with emotion, she prayed for strength for his family and said that the world is a better place because he was a good man, husband, and father.
He was 52. St. John was nominated 11 times for a Daytime Emmy as Neil Winters on “The Young and the Restless.” Sheryl starred alongside St. John at the “The Young and the Restless.” She said he died of a broken heart, unable to bear the weight of the loss of his son's life in 2014.
Sara Gilbert Talked About Roseanne Barr’s Tweet
Roseanne Barr shocked everyone when she compared former White House Advisor from the Barack Obama administration to something out of the “planet of the apes.” ABC yanked the new ‘Roseanne’ reboot from the air. But it wasn’t until Sara Gilbert’s reaction on Twitter that the network announced it had permanently pulled the plug on its No. 1 sitcom.
Gilbert responded, saying that Roseanne’s comments about Valerie Jarrett were “abhorrent” and very disappointing. ABC announced the cancellation soon after. On “The Talk,” Gilbert again addressed the issue, saying she stands by the network’s decision.
The fallout from Roseanne Barr’s Tweet
Deep into the night, Roseanne Barr tweeted up a storm. Ranging from rage to apologies, she even blamed sleeping aid for her outrageous blunder. She lashed out at colleague Sara Gilbert, tweeting, “Wow! Unreal,” for calling her tweet abhorrent. Two hours later, around 4 a.m., Barr said she understands Gilbert’s opinion and forgives her.
Barr admitted she made a mistake by then and sent several more regretful and apologetic tweets. In her final tweet, she apologized to Valerie Jarrett. To no avail, “Roseanne” was canceled soon after, and the mouthy celeb was dumped by her talent agency.