Category: Whoopi Goldberg

‘The View’ Apologizes to Turning Point USA After Lawsuit Threat

ABC’s “The View” apologized on air Wednesday to leading conservative youth organization Turning Point USA (TPUSA) after it threatened to sue over the co-hosts’ comments linking the group to so-called neo-Nazis. Co-host Sarah Haines read a statement on air correcting her co-hosts’ remarks made during the July 25 show to make clear that so-called neo-Nazi…


Kyle Rittenhouse Announces Fund to Hold Media Accountable for ‘Lies’

Kyle Rittenhouse on Monday said he is launching a project that seeks to hold news organizations for their “lies.” Rittenhouse, 19, who was acquitted in November 2021 of charges related to the shooting of three people during a night of riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in August 2020, shared details of his new initiative during an…


Whoopi Goldberg Returns to ‘The View’ After Suspension

NEW YORK—Whoopi Goldberg returned to “The View” on Monday after a two-week suspension for remarks about the Holocaust, expressing surprise at some people who had reached out to her during her absence. Goldberg had been criticized for comments Jan. 31 on the daytime talk show where she said the Holocaust was not about race, but…


Cancel Culture Strikes the Left: Zucker and Whoopi

In this episode, I will examine the recent abrupt exit of Jeff Zucker from CNN and the two-week suspension of “The View” host Whoopi Goldberg for her viewpoint on the Holocaust. These two are very different situations, but both call us to reflect on looking at high profile misconduct, how their employers handle it, and…


Whoopi Goldberg Co-Host Responds to People Who Think Suspension Not Enough

Sara Haines, a co-host of Whoopi Goldberg from “The View,” showed support for the long-time talk show host after several fans said they think the length of her suspension is not enough in comparison to what she did. Goldberg has been widely criticized after declaring that the Holocaust was “not about race”—which was followed by…


Anti-Defamation League Changes Definition of Racism After Backlash

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has changed its definition of racism amidst public backlash, after the organization’s CEO, Jonathan Greenblatt, criticized then accepted the apology of television personality Whoopi Goldberg for making racially insensitive and inaccurate remarks on “The View.” On Feb. 2, the organization Californians for Equal Rights Foundation (CFER) and 20 other civil rights groups sent…


Anti-Defamation League Faces Backlash Over Redefinition of Racism, Then Changes It

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) faced public backlash for its redefinition of racism after the organization’s CEO, Jonathan Greenblatt, criticized—then accepted the apology of—television personality Whoopi Goldberg for making racially insensitive and inaccurate remarks on “The View.” The ADL has since changed its definition of racism. On Feb. 2, the organization Californians for Equal Rights Foundation (CFER) and…


Anti-Defamation League Changes Its Definition of Racism After Backlash

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has again changed its definition of racism amidst public backlash, after the organization’s CEO, Jonathan Greenblatt, criticized then accepted the apology of television personality Whoopi Goldberg for making racially insensitive and inaccurate remarks on “The View.” On Feb. 2, the organization Californians for Equal Rights Foundation (CFER) and 20 other civil rights groups…


Whoopi Goldberg Suspended Over Holocaust Comments

Whoopi Goldberg, the longtime co-host of “The View,” who was widely criticized this week after declaring that the Holocaust was “not about race,” has been suspended for two weeks from ABC on Tuesday. “Effective immediately, I am suspending Whoopi Goldberg for two weeks for her wrong and hurtful comments,” ABC News President Kim Godwin said…