Kelly Osbourne causes outrage (again) with racist comment on air

Another TV show, another scandal.

After quitting Fashion Police back in February following a misunderstanding in which she was blamed for Giuliana Rancic's racially insensitive comments about singer Zendaya, Kelly Osbourne has gone and gotten herself into another spot of trouble.

The TV personality was on The View yesterday when she made a comment about Latinos that her her co-hosts – and the audience – up in arms. Kelly was guest hosting the political chat show when she spoke out of turn while (ironically) discussing Donald Trump's negative stance on Mexican immigrants.

During a discussion about the Presidential hopeful's views, Kelly said, "In what way does he think that people are going to vote for him after he's just called them rapists and murderers? If you kick every Latino out of this country, then who is going to be cleaning your toilets, Donald Trump?"

Ouch. Her comment did not go down well with co-anchors Rosie Perez and Raven Symone, who were quick to point out that "cleaning toilets" was not the only occupation out there for Latinos.

Taking to Facebook this evening, Kelly apologised for her comments but said she was not a racist. "In this particular case I will take responsibility for my poor choice of words but I will not apologize for being a racist as I am NOT. I whole-hearted f**ked up today," she wrote.

I want to start by saying I ALWAYS take responsibility for my actions. In this particular case I will take…

Posted by Kelly Osbourne on Tuesday, 4 August 2015

"I don’t want to bullshit anyone with lame excuses… I should have known better as I was on The View and it was live. I’ve learned a very valuable lesson. It is my hope that this situation will open up a conversation about immigration and the Latin community as a whole."

Attemping to close things off with her signature brand of humour, Kelly added, "By the way I clean my own f**king toilets."

So could this mishap spell the end of Kelly's time on The View? Watch this space…

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