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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...

Meghan McCain Consulting Lawyer After She's Not Named on The View

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Meghan McCain Lawyering Up After The View Maybe Names Her

But McCain is pretty sure her former colleagues were actually talking about her

(Newser) - Meghan McCain is upset that her former colleagues on The View may or may not be spreading falsehoods about her while not actually using her name, and she says she's consulting a lawyer about it. The drama started during Thursday's show when, during a discussion of Hunter Biden'...

Whoopi Chides View Audience as They Boo Tim Scott
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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...

The View Gets Its New Conservative Voice

Alyssa Farah Griffin will join as co-host

(Newser) - The View's new requisite conservative co-host will be Alyssa Farah Griffin. The former Trump aide (turned Trump critic following the Capitol insurrection) is replacing Meghan McCain, who joined the daytime talk show in 2017 and left last year, Axios reports. Her vacant seat has been filled with other conservative...

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...

McCain on View Exchange: 'Felt Like I'd Been Slapped'

Former co-host writes about on-air barb from Joy Behar that rattled her

(Newser) - In an excerpt of her memoir Bad Republican, Meghan McCain writes that a nasty back-and-forth on the air with co-host Joy Behar was the beginning of the end for her on The View. It took place in January, just after McCain returned to the show after giving birth to her...

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....

Harris' Visit to The View Has Unpleasant COVID Hiccup

2 hosts test positive for COVID, leave set just before VP was supposed to appear

(Newser) - The View had plugged VP Kamala Harris' visit on Friday as her first in-studio talk-show appearance since taking office. It didn't quite work out that way. Minutes before Harris was to appear, two of the four co-hosts were asked to leave the set during the live broadcast because they...

'There Is No Good Trump,' McCain Says About Mary

Co-host sits out interview but answers it on Twitter

(Newser) - Meghan McCain appeared on "The View" as usual Monday, but she wasn't on set when Mary Trump was interviewed. The former president's niece took a shot at her anyway, Deadline reports. "It's a shame that your colleague didn't have the courage to come on...

Lone Conservative on The View Is Leaving

Meghan McCain says this is her last season on the ABC show

(Newser) - The View is losing its conservative voice. Meghan McCain told viewers of the ABC morning show on Thursday that she's leaving when the current season wraps up at the end of July. "I am just going to rip the Band-Aid off," McCain said as the show began,...

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...

There's Just One Conservative Voice Left on the View

Abby Huntsman's last day on the show is Friday

(Newser) - Abby Huntsman is exiting The View, leaving Meghan McCain as the sole conservative voice on the ABC News' daytime talk show. "This is always such a hard thing to do… but today I’m saying goodbye," Huntsman, who's been on the show a year and a half...

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...

Rosie O'Donnell Reveals What Her Father Did

'The View' co-host says her mother's death changed things

(Newser) - Rosie O'Donnell has talked about her "alcoholic, abusive" father before, but she never mentioned sexual abuse—until now, the New York Post reports. "It started very young," the 56-year-old talk show host tells Variety New York bureau chief Ramin Setoodeh. "And then when my mother...

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,...

Ann Curry on Megyn Kelly: 'This Is Not Journalism'

She was referencing the Monday segment on Jane Fonda

(Newser) - A former Today show anchor had some tough words for a current Today host. In a Tuesday appearance on the View, Ann Curry addressed Megyn Kelly's Monday segment blasting Jane Fonda . By way of background, Fonda shut down a question Kelly asked about plastic surgery in September, then when...

Biden Offers Apology to One Woman, Comfort to Another

Former VP says he's sorry he didn't shield Anita Hill more from attacks, consoles Meghan McCain

(Newser) - When law professor Anita Hill faced the Senate Judiciary Committee in 1991 to testify about the sexual harassment she said she endured from then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, she also faced down attacks on her character and credibility—and many (including Hill herself ) still blame Joe Biden, the senator...

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,...

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