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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... More »

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
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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... More »

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... More »

ISIS Mentioned in View Producer's Suit Against Rosie

Jennifer Shepard-Brookman says O'Donnell got her fired

(Newser) - Rosie O'Donnell left The View earlier this year , but the constant drama that surrounded her stints on the show is not yet over. Jennifer Shepard-Brookman, a former producer on the talk show, is suing O'Donnell, claiming Rosie got her fired—among other things, Page Six reports. As Page... More »

Whoopi Backtracks on Cosby Defense

'It's looking bad," she says

(Newser) - Whoopi Goldberg appears to be done defending Bill Cosby in public. The View co-host has been catching flak since her "innocent until proven guilty" line , and she changed course today on the show, reports USA Today . "I gotta say all the information out there kind of points to... More »

There's Already Drama Between New View Hosts

We know you're shocked

(Newser) - It was only a matter of time before drama erupted between the new panel of ladies on The View—but apparently "time" here means a whole two days. The season premiered Monday , and by Tuesday, there was trouble, according to Page Six . It started on-air, when Republican co-host Nicolle... More »

Joan Rivers Gets Her Star-Studded Sendoff

Howard Stern pays tribute to 'crazy aunt at Bar Mitzvah'

(Newser) - No word on whether Meryl Streep is crying in five different accents , but Joan Rivers' funeral is under way at Temple Emanu-El in New York, and the private event is basically one rather large name-drop. Luminaries including Howard Stern, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Griffin, Whoopi Goldberg, Barbara Walters, Kelly Osbourne,... More »

Here's Your New View Lineup

Rosie Perez, Nicolle Wallace join Whoopi, Rosie O'Donnell

(Newser) - Actress Rosie Perez and Republican media operative Nicolle Wallace are joining Whoopi Goldberg and Rosie O'Donnell on The View. The show's new season starts Sept. 15. Goldberg is the only holdover on the program: Creator Barbara Walters retired from an onscreen role this spring, longtime producer Bill Geddie... More »

ABC Forces Canned View Co-Hosts to Make Nice

Also, Sarah Palin would like to replace McCarthy or Shepherd

(Newser) - The View was back yesterday for its first live broadcast since it was revealed that ABC was giving everyone except Whoopi Goldberg the boot —and if you watched, you may have noticed that soon-to-be-ex-co-hosts Jenny McCarthy and Sherri Shepherd didn't have anything mean to say, despite their ouster.... More »

The View Dumps Everybody but Whoopi

Sherri Shepherd, Jenny McCarthy out

(Newser) - ABC has done some serious housecleaning on The View: Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy are both out, and sources say not exactly voluntarily, leaving just Whoopi Goldberg as a host at this point. Sources tell the New York Daily News talks between Shepherd and ABC broke down, and the network... More »

7 Celebs You Forgot Voiced Disney Characters

Who's that voice?

(Newser) - Ever found yourself watching a Disney movie and not quite being able to place the familiar voice of one of the characters? HLN rounds up 11 celebrities you probably forgot have offered up their vocal talents for a Disney film:
  • Demi Moore: Esmeralda in The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Oprah
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11 Celebs' Strange Pre-Fame Jobs

From birthday party clown to outhouse cleaner

(Newser) - Hey, you gotta start somewhere. Radar rounds up 25 celebrities who had strange—and sometimes a little embarrassing—jobs before they got their big breaks. A sampling:
  • Cindy Crawford: Shucked corn at a local fair for $4 an hour. (But note, that's how she ended up getting discovered.)
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Whoopi Goldberg Lands Pro-Marijuana Column

She's writing for Denver Post's new site

(Newser) - Whoopi Goldberg: comedian, actress ... weed columnist? The celebrity has landed a new writing gig for a pro-marijuana website. Goldberg's column premiered today on the Cannabist , the Denver Post's website covering legalized marijuana in Colorado. (Read it in full here .) In her first piece, Goldberg writes about her... More »

Justin Bieber Woos SNL

Singer says he hears he's really sorry about that pot thing

(Newser) - Justin Bieber helmed last night's Saturday Night Live, attempting to seduce audience members with roses and weird, often wrong, factoids about the intersection this month between Valentine's Day and Black History Month. “Girl you’re driving me crazy, but did you also know Denzel Washington invented peanut... More »

At 83, Barbara Walters Gets Chickenpox

Keeps ABC veteran in hospital, Whoopi Goldberg says

(Newser) - Barbara Walters would probably like to hit the reset button on 2013. She's got the chickenpox and remains hospitalized more than a week after going in after falling and hitting her head at a pre-inaugural party in Washington on Jan. 19, Whoopi Goldberg revealed this morning on The View.... More »

15 Celebs Who Love Guns

And they're not necessarily the ones you'd expect

(Newser) - We all know Ted Nugent loves his guns —but some of these other celebrities with gun licenses, rounded up by the Huffington Post , may surprise you:
  • Miranda Lambert: The country singer started carrying a weapon after receiving a death threat.
  • Marc Anthony: JLo's ex is licensed to carry
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14 Celebs Who've Been Paid to Lose Weight

The latest weight-loss spokesman: former Spice Girl Mel B

(Newser) - Russell Crowe has apparently lost a lot of weight recently. To the tune of nearly 45 pounds, reports Australia's News Limited . He's doing it the old-fashioned way—weights, swimming, biking—and he's sharing the details with his nearly 300,000 Twitter followers (a lazy day for him... More »

Whoopi Goldberg Lashes Out at NYT for Oscar 'Snub'

Article on black Oscar winners fails to mention her win

(Newser) - Whoopi Goldberg has lashed out at the New York Times for an article on how no black actors are being considered for Academy Awards this year. While Goldberg can sympathize with the article's main thrust, it's the fact that the authors—movie critics AO Scott and Manohla Dargis—seem to... More »

Showdown? Bill O'Reilly Heads Back to The View

One co-host is ready for him; another plans to skip the drama

(Newser) - Today's pass through the Inevitability Dept. reveals Bill O'Reilly will be returning to The View, an insider tells PopEater . And why not? When Whoopi Goldberg and Joy Behar walked off on him , it "was a huge moment for the show," the source says. "Of course the producers... More »

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