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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... More »

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... More »

'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... More »

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,... More »

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... More »

Ben Carson: Slaves Were 'Involuntary Immigrants'

'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. "... More »

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,... More »

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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