Sherri Shepherd calls motherhood her ‘greatest insecurity’ | News

Recently on the PEOPLE every day Podcast, Sherri Berger got very outspoken about motherhood.

Former co-host of View opened up about her experience as a mother in the celebrity spotlight and her excitement for her new daytime talk show.

For Sherrithe 55-year-old said she wanted her son, Jeffrey Tarpley Jr., 17, to be part of the production. And with that, the two will spend a lot more time together.

“I don’t know if he’ll really want me in his extracurricular activities,” Shepherd told the podcast, joking that his son had been planning his move since he started high school. “He’s trying to find his independence as a young man and I support that.”

“He has a very dry sense of humor, he’s funny when everyone’s up and he’s a compassionate person,” she said. “[With] boys, it raises them to be respectful and compassionate. Those are the qualities I’m looking for.”

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When it comes to parenthood, Shepherd says it’s been a far from easy journey.

“Being a mother is the greatest achievement I’ve ever had in my life,” she said. “It’s also my biggest insecurity because I always feel like I’m doing wrong.”

“I hope my son sees me doing what I love and then he pursues his passion because he sees his mother doing it,” Shepherd added of his success, possibly inspiring his son. . “And I try not to assume that guilt.”

Shepherd also said she was really excited to bring her style of comedy to the day and was shocked that she won something so special.

“It was literally like winning a beauty pageant,” she says. “It was something that was such a blessing because it’s been a dream of mine since I was a little girl.”

“I’m excited to bring my brand of humor, levity and fun to the daytime talk show space,” she adds.