Sharon Osbourne slams Kanye West’s ‘cringe-worthy’ brag over wife Kim Kardashian’s new billionaire status amid COVID-19 pandemic
The outspoken presenter, 67, said it’s ‘not the right time’ for stars to be flaunting their success when thousands have died during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sharon has never held back from sharing her views about the Kardashians, and in 2018 she branded the couple ‘obnoxious’ for boasting about their wealth on social media.
Brutal: Sharon Osbourne, 67, has slammed ‘cringe-worthy’ Kanye West and Kim Kardashian after he openly bragged about her billionaire status
When asked about Kayne’s boast, Sharon said ‘It isn’t the right time to show off your wealth but, hey, some people, that is what they do’, reports the Mirror.
‘I have never been keen on that anyway, whether there is a pandemic or not. I never believe in that. For me I cringe when people do it.
‘There was a time in Hollywood when people didn’t talk about it. This is just gross.’
MailOnline has contacted representatives for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West for comment.
Horrific: The outspoken presenter admitted it’s ‘gross’ seeing stars flaunt their wealth, after Kanye congratulated Kim on becoming a millionaire
Richer than ever! Kanye praised his wife after beauty giant Coty purchased a 20 per cent stake of her KKW business for $200 million. Her billionaire status has since been disputed by Forbes
On Monday, Kanye congratulated Kim after beauty giant Coty purchased a 20 per cent stake of her KKW business for $200 million, meaning the company now has an estimated net worth of $1 billion, though this has since been disputed by Forbes.
He tweeted: ‘I am so proud of my beautiful wife Kim Kardashian West for officially becoming a billionaire.
‘You’ve weathered the craziest storms and now God is shining on you and our family So blessed this is still life So I made you this still life We love you so much.’
Brutal: Back in 2018 Sharon made another dig at Kim after she bragged about flying on a private 747 jet, branding them ‘obnoxious’ during her daytime programme The Talk
Back in 2018 Sharon made another dig at Kim after she bragged about flying on a private 747 jet.
Speaking on her daytime programme The Talk she said: ‘Both of you have been gifted from God, you have a brilliant lives, god bless you both.’
‘But there are millions and millions of people that don’t live your life that look up to you. Don’t shove it down people’s throats. It is obnoxious.’
In 2017 Sharon also slammed Kim for choosing to strip off and post raunchy social media snaps in the name of feminism.
She told The Daily Telegraph: ‘If Kim wants to show off her body, fine. But that’s not feminism, that’s being a h*e. And there’s nothing wrong with being a ho, but always remember what you are.’
Wow! At the time Kim shared a slew of snaps from her Boeing 747 jumbo jet, which had been privately hired for herself, Kanye and her team