“I panicked, felt blindsided, got defensive and allowed my fear and horror of being accused of being racist take over.”
She went to say that she was “not perfect” and “will continue to learn, listen and do better” in the future.
Speaking to Variety magazine about the debate, Sharon revealed that she felt “blindsided” by her hosts and compared herself to a sacrificial lamb.
She said: “I was blindsided, totally blindsided by the whole situation. I felt like I was in front of a firing squad. I felt like a lamb held out for slaughter.”