‘The Talk’ Has Low-Key Debut

By Andrew Gauthier 

Washington Post

“The Talk” (also known as the mom-centric “View”) debuted Monday afternoon — and opposed to the blow-ups on “The View” last week, the hour with Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Holly Robinson Peete, Leah Remini and Marissa Jaret Winokur seemed…well, quite tame.

The group discussed everything from kids, kids that don’t behave, husbands that don’t help with the kids, what happens when kids get bullied, and the right age when kids should first hear “the sex talk.”

But besides many, many euphemisms during the discussion about the sex talk, the women — and guest Christie Brinkley — kept things fairly low-key. More…