'The View': Whoopi Goldberg Made To Apologize For Lindsey Graham Gay Joke, Says I 'Should Probably Never Do This Show Again If This Is What It’s Coming To'
Whoopi Goldberg reluctantly apologized for a Lindsay Graham joke on The View and even said she should leave the show if this is what it’s coming to.news.yahoo.com
'The View': Whoopi Goldberg And Sunny Hostin Get In Heated Debate About Man's Viral Post Calling His Fiance 'Not The Most Beautiful Or Intelligent'
Things got a little heated on The View between Whoopi Goldberg and Sunny Hostin when discussing the viral post about the man who his fiance “not the most beautiful women” or “most intelligent.” As reported bynews.yahoo.com
'The View' Says 'How Stupid Is She?' For Sarah Huckabee Sanders' Abortion Comments, Calls It 'Dumbest Statement Of The Day'
Monday's episode of The View deemed Sarah Huckabee Sanders's abortion comments as "the dumbest statement of the day." As reported by Decider, She made remarks after the Supreme Court voted to overturn Roe v. Wade.news.yahoo.com
Whoopi Comes for Clarence Thomas: Your Marriage Rights Are Next!
The View’s big trip to the Bahamas to mark the daytime talk show’s 25th anniversary kicked off on a less than celebratory note on Monday as the hosts weighed in for the first time on the Supreme Court decision that removed women’s constitutional right to make decisions about their own bodies.As moderator Whoopi Goldberg explained at the start of the show, the news broke while the team was flying down from New York. Joy Behar, meanwhile, joked that she almost “jumped out of the plane.”Each co-hosnews.yahoo.com
Whoopi Goldberg admonishes ‘The View’ studio audience for booing Kellyanne Conway
Whoopi Goldberg, a co-host of ABC’s “The View,” chastised members of the show’s studio audience on Tuesday after some of them booed former top aide to ex-President Trump Kellyanne Conway as she appeared on set to promote a new book. As Conway was describing her disappointment in Trump’s 2020 presidential election loss, she was interrupted…news.yahoo.com
‘The View’s’ Sunny Hostin Calls Out Will Smith’s ‘Toxic Masculinity’
The ViewThe hottest topic in the country was also the number one “Hot Topic” on The View Monday morning. But not all of the co-hosts agreed about how much blame Will Smith deserved for smacking comedian Chris Rock in the face on live television during the Oscars.Moderator Whoopi Goldberg, a former Oscar winner and host, reserved her judgment on the incident until the end of the show’s opening segment, ceding the stage to her co-hosts, including Joy Behar, whose first reaction was, “Comedians arenews.yahoo.com
Whoopi Goldberg awkwardly demonstrates how the idea of race varies by place and changes over time
On "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," Whoopi Goldberg said, "I don't want to make a fake apology." YoutubeWhoopi Goldberg, co-host of ABC’s “The View,” set off a firestorm when she insisted on Jan. 31, 2022 that the Holocaust was “not about race.” Hands outstretched, she went on to describe the genocide as a conflict between “two white groups of people.” As someone who writes and teaches about racial identity, I was struck by the firmness of Goldberg’s initial claim, her clumsy retraction andnews.yahoo.com
Did ABC miss a learning opportunity by suspending Whoopi?
ABC’s decision to suspend Whoopi Goldberg from “The View” for two weeks for her remarks about the Holocaust has opened the network up to criticism that its response derailed a teachable moment for the nation about a sensitive topic often misunderstood and seldom discussed on air. Goldberg set off a cancel-culture media circus Monday when she said on the show that the Nazis’ genocide of 6 million Jews during World War II wasn’t about race, but rather, “man’s inhumanity to man” and that the conflict was between “two white groups of people.” The Nazis were white supremacists who wanted to eradicate what they considered an inferior race.news.yahoo.com
‘That’s What I Was Trying to Explain’: Whoopi Goldberg Offers Clarification for Comments About the Holocaust; Ana Navarro Responds to Co-Host’s Two Week Suspension
Facing backlash for her comments on the Holocaust, Whoopi Goldberg said her interpretation of race is skin deep, and as a Black person, her perspective […]news.yahoo.com
Community impact continues in Dunkirk, as boxing program grows
It started with the ice rink this time last year. That's when four young men started taking things into their own hands, pursuing projects to improve the Dunkirk community. One year later, they're still bringing safe, fun spaces to kids.news.yahoo.com
‘The View’ Co-Hosts ‘Furious’ at ABC for Suspending Whoopi
Cindy Ord/Getty for ColorCommWhoopi Goldberg has been suspended from The View for two weeks over her Monday remarks about the Holocaust, and most of her co-hosts are furious with the network, sources told The Daily Beast.“Effective immediately, I am suspending Whoopi Goldberg for two weeks for her wrong and hurtful comments. ABC News president Kimberly Godwin said in a note to staff on Tuesday evening. “While Whoopi has apologized, I’ve asked her to take time to reflect and learn about the impacnews.yahoo.com
US estimate: 6,600 US citizens live in Ukraine
In recent months, the U.S. State Department has estimated that approximately 6,600 U.S. citizens live in Ukraine. It estimated the number of U.S. tourists and short term visitors to be approximately 16,000, but says that number is now lower. (Jan. 31)news.yahoo.com
Whoopi Goldberg Offers Her ‘Sincerest Apologies’ for Saying the Holocaust Isn’t About Race
Dia DipasupilWhoopi Goldberg offered her “sincerest apologies” on Monday “for the hurt I have caused” by saying on The View earlier in the day that there was nothing racial about the Holocaust.Discussing a Tennessee school board’s ban of the award-winning Holocaust graphic novel Maus, Goldberg had said Adolf Hitler’s “Final Solution” was “not about race”—even though the Holocaust was set in motion over Nazism’s belief in an Aryan “master race.” This clip of Whoopi Goldberg saying that the Holocanews.yahoo.com
Whoopi Goldberg: Holocaust 'not about race'
Whoopi Goldberg argued on ABC's The View Monday the Holocaust was "not about race," prompting pushback from co-hosts on the show. "If you're going to do this, then let's be truthful about it," Goldberg said. "Because, the Holocaust isn't about race. No, it's not about race." Co-host Joy Behar asked Goldberg: "Then what was it about?""It's about man's inhumanity to man," Goldberg responded. "That's what it's about." Ana Navarro, another co-host...news.yahoo.com
Whoopi Goldberg says Harris response to 2024 questions ‘insulting, crazy’
Whoopi Goldberg took aim at NBC’s Craig Melvin for his “insulting” questions posed to Vice President Kamala Harris about the […] The post Whoopi Goldberg says Harris response to 2024 questions ‘insulting, crazy’ appeared first on TheGrio.news.yahoo.com
‘I Don’t Have Time’: Whoopi Goldberg Responds to Meghan McCain Slamming ‘The View’s’ Alleged ‘Toxic Work Environment’ In the Most Nonchalant Way
Whoopi Goldberg has addressed her former “The View” co-host Meghan McCain’s claims of toxic environments and unfair treatment from her fellow talk show hosts. It’s […]news.yahoo.com
'Lovecraft Country' part of virtual festival celebrating TV
This image released by HBO shows Jurnee Smollett, from left, Jonathan Majors and Courtney B. Vance in a scene from "Lovecraft Country." The Queens Gambit, Lovecraft Country and What We Do in the Shadows are among the series featured in a virtual edition of the Paley Centers annual festival. (HBO via AP)LOS ANGELES – "Lovecraft Country,” “The Queen’s Gambit” and “What We Do in the Shadows” are among the series featured in a virtual edition of the Paley Center’s annual festival celebrating TV programs and their makers. Sessions with stars and creators of “The Good Doctor” and “Big Sky” round out the festival lineup. Highlights of PaleyFest events past, including for “The Golden Girls” and “The Big Bang Theory,” are available on the Paley Center’s YouTube page at youtube.com/user/paleycenter.
Goldberg, Zendaya to be honored at Essence Hollywood awards
This combination photo shows actress Michaela Coel, from left, Andra Day, Cynthia Erivo, Whoopi Goldberg and Zendaya. Essence announced on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, that the actresses are among the honorees at this year's Essence Black Women in Hollywood event. (AP Photo)LOS ANGELES – Whoopi Goldberg, Andra Day and Zendaya will be among the honorees at this year's Essence Black Women in Hollywood event, which will be livestreamed during Oscars week for the first time this year. Essence on Tuesday announced the honorees for the 14th annual ceremony on April 22. In addition to the Emmy-, Grammy-, Oscar- and Tony-winner Goldberg and “Euphoria” star Zendaya, they include actor, singer and songwriter Cynthia Erivo and actor Michaela Coel.
Catherine Zeta-Jones joins Michael Sheen in 'Prodigal Son'
This combination photo shows Catherine Zeta-Jones, left, at the 26th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Jan. 19, 2020, in Los Angeles and Michael Sheen at the FOX Upfront party on May 13, 2019, in New York. The Welsh actors join "Prodigal Son" in the Tuesday, March 2, 20201, episode with Zeta-Jones playing a doctor and Sheen playing an incarcerated serial killer surgeon. (AP Photo)LOS ANGELES – Catherine Zeta-Jones was already a fan of “Prodigal Son,” so when the chance came to join the show, she jumped, lured by the prospect of working alongside Michael Sheen. She was born in Swansea and Sheen was born in Newport seven months apart. That was, of course, a huge pull for me.”Zeta-Jones joins Fox’s “Prodigal Son” in Tuesday's episode, directed by co-star Lou Diamond Phillips.
MTA brings celebrity voices to NYC transit announcements
FILE - This photo from Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, show riders exit and enter a bus at the Fordham Metro-North in New York. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority on Friday launched a campaign that has celebrities including Jerry Seinfeld, Whoopi Goldberg, and Awkwafina making the announcements heard at subway stations, on trains, and buses. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)NEW YORK – Riders on New York City subways and buses are getting an earful, thanks to some famous hometown voices. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority on Friday launched a campaign that has celebrities including Jerry Seinfeld, Whoopi Goldberg and Awkwafina making the announcements heard at subway stations, on trains and buses. The MTA said the announcements will run for at least a month, and highlight the importance of mask-wearing and other coronavirus pandemic safety measures.
Star-studded benefit concert to honor nurses on Thanksgiving
All rights reserved)LOS ANGELES – Stevie Wonder, Celine Dion, Gloria Estefan will be among the entertainers honoring nurses in a star-studded benefit virtual concert on Thanksgiving. Nurse Heroes announced Tuesday that the concert called Nurse Heroes Live will stream on the organization’s YouTube and Facebook along with LiveXLive on Nov. 26 at 7 p.m. EST. The benefit will provide money for a variety of programs including scholarships for nurses and their children. Taylor Swift will donate a signed collectible edition “Folklore" guitar, which will be auctioned for the benefit of the Nurses Heroes Foundation. The nurses of New York's Northwell Health will be the first beneficiaries of the concert.
Atlanta police make arrest in actor's shooting death
In this Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, photo made from video and released by the Atlanta Police Department, Antonio Demetrice Rhynes surrenders to an APD drone with officers outside his apartment in Atlanta. Atlanta police announced Friday that they have arrested Rhynes on a felony murder charge for the shooting death of actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd. (Atlanta Police Department via AP)ATLANTA – Atlanta police announced Friday that they have made an arrest in the shooting death of actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd. It wasn't immediately clear whether he had an attorney who could comment on his arrest. In drone footage of the arrest released by Atlanta police, the camera enters a second-floor apartment with a damaged front door.
Thomas Jefferson Byrd, known for Spike Lee films, killed
ATLANTA – Actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd, known for his roles in Spike Lee films, has been shot and killed in Atlanta, police said Sunday. Grant said homicide detectives were working to determine the circumstances surrounding the shooting and declined to provide further details. “May we all wish condolences and blessings to his family,” Lee wrote. !”“Loved working with you Byrd,” she wrote. Actor Lori Petty tweeted: “What a man, what a talent ... what a crazy loss.”
Times' tax story is talker, but perceptions mostly hold
One questioned the report's timing and another wondered why the paper would run The New York Times' account without other sources. It was the most-engaged story that The New York Times has had this year, with 4.2 million reposts or reactions on social media through early Monday afternoon, according to NewsWhip. Seven of the 10 most-engaged stories concerned Trump's taxes, either the Times' pieces or those of other news organizations. The story ran under a large photo of Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort shrouded in palm trees, itself a provocative news decision contrasting Trump's tax records with his wealth. The Orlando Sentinel's story ran under the headline, “Report releases Trump tax info.” Somewhat bland, the headline could be seen as a way of mollifying both sides.
Oscars diversity criteria 'not about exclusion' say leaders
I want to commend them for trying and for putting together a criteria because we know criteria is a way to counter bias, said Smith. Five years ago, the film academy endeavored to significantly diversify its own membership. The best picture adjustment is just one of the effort. Others include implementing a set 10 best picture nominees starting at the 94th Oscars and mandatory unconscious bias training for academy members. The best picture standards were specifically designed to be flexible and give latitude to filmmakers.
Film academy to host virtual panels about inclusion, equity
Lee Daniels, Lulu Wang and Taraji P. Henson are among the talent participating in a series of virtual panels about inclusion and equity in Hollywood hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The organization that puts on the Oscars said Thursday that the panels rolling out through September and October will be available to the public. Entitled Academy Dialogues: It Starts with Us, the series is part of the film academys push to further equity and inclusion in its ranks and in the entertainment industry. The series launched last month with a conversation between Whoopi Goldberg and civil rights attorney Bryan Stevenson about the power of narrative. Its currently available on YouTube.
DaBaby, Roddy Ricch to help BET celebrate awards virtually
The three-hour show will be jam-packed with heavy hitters currently dominating the pop charts and streaming services, including DaBaby, Megan Thee Stallion, Roddy Ricch, Summer Walker, Kane Brown and Chloe x Halle. The three-hour show will be jam-packed with heavy hitters currently dominating the pop charts and streaming services, including DaBaby, Megan Thee Stallion, Roddy Ricch, Summer Walker, Kane Brown and Chloe x Halle. Comedian, actress and TV personality Amanda Seales will host the 2020 BET Awards, which will air on CBS for the first time. Drake is the leading nominee: Hes up for six honors, including video of the year and best male hip-hop artist. Ricch and Megan Thee Stallion follow Drake with five nominations each.
Ava DuVernay joins the film academy's Board of Governors
LOS ANGELES Filmmaker Ava DuVernay has been elected to the film academys Board of Governors for the first time. The academy has increased the number of women and people of color on the board. Incumbent governors reelected include Whoopi Goldberg, Dolemite Is My Name screenwriter Larry Karaszewski and Participant Media CEO David Linde among others. The organization that puts on the Oscars said that the number of women on the board has gone from 25 to 26 and people of color from 11 to 12. The Board of Governors represent each of the academys 17 branches and work to set the organizations strategy, finances and fulfillment of its mission.
A look at entertainers and entities on hold over coronavirus
“I’m going to socially distance myself.”Behar said she doesn’t trust the government and made the decision to self-quarantine herself. She added she is lucky that she doesn’t have child care needs and has enough money to tide her over. And the crisis is hampering production of potential new shows, with work on more than a dozen pilots halted. The decision comes a day after Disney announced the planned shutdown of its parks. ___The Associated Press receives support for health and science coverage from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Department of Science Education.