Kaley Cuoco Slams Critics Who Say She Didn’t Stand for Carol Burnett

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“There’s one thing I want to address, which again I don’t normally do,” Cuoco said in her Instagram Stories on Sunday, January 6. “I was reading some comments about the evening, and I saw a bunch of people posting that I didn’t stand up during Carol Burnett’s speech. Are you crazy?”

“Not only was I standing, I was bawling. Carol Burnett is one of my favorite people. [I was] completely touched by her speech, a speech that I will never forget and that I will be able to tell my own children that I was in the room that day. And the words she spoke touched me to the core.”

“So I don’t know what show you watching to go and tell me that I didn’t stand for Carol Burnett and how disappointed you were in me,” the Why Him actress added. “Well, you saw the wrong clip because I was standing, and I will always stand for her. She’s one of my favorite people and has truly, like I said, paved the way for my career and a bunch of silly women like me who get to mess around and make jokes on camera and make fun of themselves because of what Carol Burnett did.”

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