Whoopi Goldberg returns to ‘The View’ after being suspended

by The Black Wall Street Times
Whoopi Goldberg returns to The View after being suspended
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Whoopi Goldberg is back on The View after a two-week suspension for making incorrect remarks about the Holocaust.

Goldberg was criticized for her January 31 comments on the talk show, saying the Holocaust was not about race.

After making the remark the night before, Goldberg apologized online, as well as on-air the next day.

However, ABC president Kim Godwin, who is also Black, suspended Goldberg from The View for two weeks.

“I want to thank everybody who reached out while I was away,” she said on Monday’s show. “I’m telling you, people reached out from places that made me go,’ wait, wait, what? Really? OK. I listened to what everybody was saying, and I was grateful.”

The people who reached out to her were not named.

Goldberg’s initial statement drew criticism from Jewish leaders, noting that Nazi leader Adolf Hitler treated and referred to Jews as inferior.

As she took the stage with her co-hosts on Monday, Whoopi Goldberg announced, “I am back.”

“There is something kind of marvelous about being on a show like this because we are The View and this is what we do,” Goldberg expressed. “Sometimes, we don’t do it as elegantly as we could. But it’s five minutes to get in information about topics, and that’s what we try to do every day.”

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