Sharon Osbourne Tries to Earn Her Mardi Gras Beads


With Super Bowl XLVII less than a week away, the world's media has already descended upon New Orleans. But the city is also a base for several productions this week including The Talk and we caught up with co-hosts Julie Chen and Sharon Osbourne for an exclusive sneak peek of their live shows!

Julie said she couldn't be happier to be doing the show from the sprawling CBS Super Bowl Park at Jackson Square in the city's French Quarter, and she joked about some of the things people just have to experience in New Orleans. "Hurricanes, Cajun martinis, fried oysters, gumbo -- food could take up a half-hour list."

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Sharon said she was impressed with how genuine the people of New Orleans are and how they treat visitors like they are part of "one big family." But the TV star said that unfortunately she hasn't gotten much love in the city when she's attempted to collect some traditional Mardi Gras beads.

"I was doing it last night -- if it's the flashing -- I was doing it, and nobody was interested," Sharon joked. Julie then added: "She was flashing the diners at Emeril's restaurant while we were outside... and she was pressing against the glass. (The diners) had dinner and a show last night!"

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Watch the video to also hear Julie talk about Beyonce's much-anticipated halftime performance and to find out both ladies' predictions for which team will win Sunday's Super Bowl!