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Kamala Harris and The View Answer Haley on Racism

Whoopi Goldberg brings up lynchings, Kamala Harris suggests the future is the issue now

(Newser) - Whoopi Goldberg brought up lynching and Emmett Till on Wednesday in responding to Nikki Haley's claim that the US has "never been a racist country," made in an interview on Fox News the day before. "Black folks didn't climb up in the trees and lynch...

Whoopi Chides View Audience as They Boo Tim Scott
Tim Scott
The View,
Gets Booed

Tim Scott Braves The View, Gets Booed

Whoopi Goldberg chided the audience as Scott commented on DeSantis, Disney

(Newser) - Tim Scott braved The View on Monday to discuss his presidential campaign, and the Republican senator got booed—though co-host Whoopi Goldberg had his back, in a way. The boos came when Scott, commenting on Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' ongoing feud with Disney, said, "Disney and Ron have been...

Whoopi Apologizes for New Offensive Remark on The View

Goldberg, who used ethnic slur for Romani people, says she's 'really, really sorry'

(Newser) - Whoopi Goldberg found herself embroiled in yet another controversy this week after she said an ethnic slur on air. CBS News reports that, on Wednesday's episode of The View, the show's co-host was trying to articulate how supporters of former President Trump felt after he lost his bid...

Goldberg Slammed Over More 'Deeply Offensive' Holocaust Remarks

Comedian apologizes after latest controversy

(Newser) - Whoopi Goldberg is apologizing again. In a statement responding to her latest Holocaust comments controversy, the comedian said that these most recent comments were simply an attempt to explain her original controversial comments about the Holocaust. "It was never my intention to appear as if I was doubling down...

Kyle Rittenhouse Says He's Suing LeBron James

19-year-old acquitted of murder says James, Whoopi Goldberg, Biden defamed him

(Newser) - Kyle Rittenhouse isn't happy about what some big names said about him during his trial for murder and after his November acquittal , and now he says he's taking legal action. Rittenhouse has recently been making the conservative media rounds, and on Monday he made a stop at...

Whoopi Goldberg Suspended From The View

Despite a second, on-air apology

(Newser) - Whoopi Goldberg has been suspended from The View after she said on Monday's show that the Holocaust wasn't about race . "Effective immediately, I am suspending Whoopi Goldberg for two weeks for her wrong and hurtful comments," ABC News president Kim Godwin said Tuesday in a statement...

Whoopi Goldberg's Holocaust Comments Land Poorly

'The View' host said genocide wasn't about race

(Newser) - Whoopi Goldberg is taking a lot of criticism for comments she made Monday as The View tackled the subject of Maus being banned in a Tennessee school district . The graphic novel is about the Holocaust, but it was nudity in the book that got it banned, and as the co-hosts...

Shark Tank Judge Sorry for 'Fat-Shaming' Whoopi Goldberg

Barbara Corcoran admits joke wasn't funny

(Newser) - Barbara Corcoran has apologized for failing to obey one of society's many unwritten rules: When somebody is joking about the size of their butt, you should not join in. The Shark Tank judge was accused of fat-shaming Whoopi Goldberg during an appearance on The View Thursday, USA Today reports....

Cyndi Lauper's Youth Benefit Gets Help From Some Big Names

Billie Eilish, Dolly Parton, LL Cool J, Taylor Swift, Cher join annual homelessness event

(Newser) - Taylor Swift, Cher, Billie Eilish, LL Cool J, and Dolly Parton are adding their voices to Cyndi Lauper's annual concert to combat youth homelessness, an issue the "True Colors" singer says has only gotten worse during the pandemic. "You can say, 'Stay home, protect yourself.'...

Tension Around McCain Wears Out The View and Fans

The illusion of a civil chat is shattered, Shamira Ibrahim writes

(Newser) - Over the years, the 22 permanent co-hosts of The View have had many arguments in anger while the show generally stuck to its mandate as a civil exchange of ideas. But the constant tension around Meghan McCain's presence has made the program hard to watch, Shamira Ibrahim writes in...

McCain Responds to Whoopi Shushing Her on the View

Co-hosts got into an argument on Monday's show

(Newser) - Meghan McCain responded Tuesday to the latest fight she and Whoopi Goldberg got into on The View. The co-hosts were discussing the impeachment process on Monday's show, and McCain was trying to explain that, politically, it could be a bad move for the Democrats. After one exchange, Goldberg told...

'I Know It's Terrible': Why Whoopi Wants to Live Alone

The co-host of the 'The View' admits cohabitation isn't for her

(Newser) - Whoopi Goldberg will have you over, but stay for good? No way. "When you make a commitment to live with someone else, it's a commitment to ask their opinion and listen and work it out with them. I don't want to do that," the 64-year-old said...

Whoopi Emerges: 'I Am OK, Not Dead'

'View' co-host says she had pneumonia in both lungs, which was nearly fatal

(Newser) - Whoopi Goldberg reassured her fans in a video Friday that she's recovering after coming "very, very close to death." The actress/comedian/talk show host, 63, has been away from The View for more than a month. "I had pneumonia, and I was septic. Pneumonia in both lungs,...

Whoopi to Site That Ran Fake Story: 'I'm Coming for You'

Goldberg says fake article endangered her life

(Newser) - Whoopi Goldberg is blasting a fake-news website that ran a story she claims "endangered" her life, the AP reports. The host of ABC's The View on Monday condemned a story that circulated last week falsely claiming that she said Navy SEAL widow Carryn Owens appeared at President Donald...

Ben Carson: Slaves Were 'Involuntary Immigrants'


(Newser) - Newly confirmed Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson managed to cause controversy in his very first speech to HUD employees by describing slaves as "immigrants." His remarks on slavery came after he discussed photos of impoverished immigrants arriving at Ellis Island, the New York Times reports. "...

Whoopi Stands Up for Tiffany Trump
Whoopi Stands Up
for Tiffany Trump

Whoopi Stands Up for Tiffany Trump

After first daughter gets dissed at New York Fashion Week

(Newser) - After an Elle fashion editor tweeted about switching seats at New York Fashion Week so that she and other editors wouldn't have to sit by Tiffany Trump, Whoopi Goldberg has come to the first daughter's defense. "You know what, Tiffany," Goldberg said on The View Wednesday,...

Whoopi Starts Cramp-Relieving Medical Marijuana Line

It's definitely a niche

(Newser) - Whoopi Goldberg has started an interesting new business: It's a medical marijuana line meant to help with period cramps. "If you don’t want to get high high, this is a product specifically just to get rid of discomfort," Goldberg tells Vanity Fair . "Smoking a joint...

7 Celebs Who Say They'll Move Away if Trump Wins

Hasta la vista, Whoopi Goldberg

(Newser) - Fox & Friends rounded up all the celebrities who've said they plan to move out of the US if Donald Trump becomes president, Fox News Insider reports:
  1. Whoopi Goldberg: "I don't think that's America. I don't want it to be America. Maybe it's time

Tweet Mixes Up Whoopi and Oprah on the Red Carpet

Not good in general, but especially during another year of #OscarsSoWhite

(Newser) - There wasn't much controversy on the Oscars' red carpet Sunday evening, but controversy found its way onto Twitter during the glitzy parade of gowns and tuxes. Whoopi Goldberg showed up and showed herself off in an off-the-shoulder dress she said was inspired by the dress Bette Davis wore in...

View Hosts Make Ill-Advised Eating Disorder Jokes

What's funnier, anorexia or bulimia?

(Newser) - Eating disorders: not really a laughing matter, unless, apparently, you're a View panelist. During Thursday's show, the co-hosts discussed Donald Trump's recent weight loss (he says he lost 15 pounds because running for president is just too exciting and he never wants to eat ) and the...

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