Fans criticized the talk show host for telling Mo’Nique to play the Hollywood game.
Oscar-winning actress says she was “blackballed” for defending herself.
“You don’t want to miss this,” the television personality tweeted.
“Steve” will lose its time slot to a new show from Kelly Clarkson in the fall.
“I love telling stories that entertain and inspire,” Alex Duda said in a statement.
“The Kelly Clarkson Show” will debut in the fall of 2019.