Former reality star Kelly Osbourne has hit back against cancel culture in the wake of her mother, Sharon, exiting “The Talk” after she endured an onslaught of criticism for daring to defend Piers Morgan’s attacks against Meghan Markle.
Speaking with “Extra,” Osbourne said that cancel culture has made everyone afraid of making a mistake.
“I didn’t know what was really going on in this country because I just thought that simply being not racist was enough,” she said, as reported by Fox News. “It’s not, it’s actually not, you have to be actively not racist and educate yourself and learn, and don’t be afraid to make a mistake, everybody’s so afraid of cancel culture. I say f*** cancel culture, it’s all about counsel culture.”
“Educate people, teach people… a gentle nudge in the right direction is so much better than a public execution,” she added.
Earlier this week, actor LeVar Burton (“Star Trek,” “Roots”) argued that cancel culture does not really exist and