Shannon Sharpe (left) was offended over criticism that he fangirled Katt Williams instead of asking enough follow-up questions.

Katt’s interview on the Club Shay Shay podcast went viral last week, but the episode exposed Shannon’s poor interviewing skills.

One viewer tweeted (then deleted):

“Shannon Sharpe’s poor interview skills make me feel like he is just not an active listener at all because he left soooooo much on the table with Katt. Interviewing (like journalism) is a skill and it sucks how we’ve minimized its importance over time.”

“I never said I was a journalist,” Shannon told former NFL star Chad Johnson during the “Nightcap” podcast on Thursday. “Follow up question with what?”

Shannon claimed Katt’s appearance was simply a “conversation” between friends.

“If you listened in my intro, I said… the person that’s coming by for conversation and a drink. I’m a conversationalist.”

Shannon continued: “I never professed to be a journalist. I’m an entertainer. If you want hard-hitting questions, ’60 Minutes’ is the platform for you. ‘Dateline.’ ’48 Hours.’ Go to Lester Holt.”

However, social media users said a good conversationalist requires listening skills — which Shannon lacks.

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The Club Shay Shay episode racked up over 30 million views in 4 days.