10 Most Compelling Topics On 'The Talk' This Week

The Talk: Oct. 19-23

The Talk: Oct. 19-23

Was Justin Bieber's privacy ‘violated’ by the press? 
Radio DJ Big Boy from the Real 92.3 discussed Justin Bieber, who said he felt "super violated" by nude photos leaked to the media. Julie Chen weighed in that his most recent comments were likely “A well-timed response—it's all steps leading to his album."

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The most romantic story ever?

The most romantic story ever?

Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom have put their divorce on hold to give their marriage another shot, while Odom fights to recover from pneumonia and possible kidney failure.

Sharon Osbourne said, "I honestly think it's the most romantic story ever. You can tell that she loves him, but unfortunately when you're married to an addict sometimes it takes letting them go before they get themselves together...I just really, really wish them all the luck in the world ... They need time to heal each other privately, not in the public eye."

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Confirm, deny or plead the fifth?

Confirm, deny or plead the fifth?

In a recent interview, actress Kate Hudson dodged the question as to whether or not she’s dating singer Nick Jonas. By not addressing the rumor, does she confirm or deny it? The hosts of The Talk discussed, with Aisha Tyler saying, "I think her not confirming was very ladylike."

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He’s back!

He’s back!

Comedian Chris Rock is confirmed as the 2016 Academy Awards host, 11 years after being criticized for his harsh opening monologue. Do you think the actor’s edgy humor will be better received now? The hosts of The Talk discussed, with Sharon Osbourne saying that times have changed: "He's what the show needs at this time to bring it up to what it should be."
Should retouching on advertisements be banned?

Should retouching on advertisements be banned?

Kate Winslet won’t let her ads be airbrushed. Do you think retouching celebrities should be forbidden? The hosts of The Talk debated the issue, with Sharon Osbourne saying, "I think with the younger generation it's really horribly unfair.”

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‘Back To The Future’ Day!

‘Back To The Future’ Day!

Oct. 21, 2015 is the exact date Marty McFly traveled to in the iconic 1989 film. The hosts of The Talk shared what technology they’re still surprised they use, with Aisha Tyler calling out Sheryl Underwood for still using a pager and Julie Chen admitted she still has a fax machine!

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Should Blake Shelton sue a tabloid?

Should Blake Shelton sue a tabloid?

Country music superstar Blake Shelton is suing a magazine for $2 million because they're reporting he's hit rock bottom and needs rehab. Sharon Osbourne said, "This affects his credibility ... If you've been in rehab, it affects your life insurance policy, your regular insurance policy. It affects everything business-wise in your life. He definitely has a case to take them to court."

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Were you excited by the new ‘Star Wars’ trailer?

Were you excited by the new ‘Star Wars’ trailer?

Michael Yo from The Insider joined The Talk to discuss the wildly popular Star Wars: Force Awakens trailer, which garnered a huge social media response. Did the trailer ‘awaken’ your interest in seeing the latest movie in the series? The hosts discussed, with Sharon Osbourne sharing that the movies have been passed down for three generations in her family.

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#SquadGoals

#SquadGoals

Do you think a lost friendship can feel more painful than a romantic breakup? Taylor Swift believes so. The hosts of The Talk talked about the issue, with Sheryl Underwood sharing, "If I lost [my best friend] and I couldn't talk to her anymore, I'd be as distraught as if a man had left me.”

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Can Simon Cowell fill the shoes of Howard Stern?

Can Simon Cowell fill the shoes of Howard Stern?

Piers Morgan from The Daily Mail joined The Talk to discuss Simon Cowell, who will replace Howard Stern on America's Got Talent. Sharon Osbourne said, "I honestly think that no one can fill that seat after Howard Stern." However, Sara Gilbert disagreed, sharing, "I love watching a smug Englishman!"