From unexpected munching during serious discussions to fan-girling over a guest star, Whoopi Goldberg’s recent antics on The View have garnered negative attention. Find out what viewers are saying about her surprising on-air actions.
On the latest episode of The View, iconic co-host Whoopi Goldberg, 67, became the center of a heated controversy due to her unconventional on-air behavior. Viewers were quick to vent their frustration on social media platforms as the celebrated EGOT winner munched during critical discussions and fangirled over a guest, breaking away from her usually composed demeanor.
The View: Whoopi Goldberg’s Unexpected Snacking Ignites Twitter Storm
As the co-hosts, including Sunny Hostin, delved into a discussion about former President Donald Trump and the classified documents investigation, Goldberg was caught on camera popping food into her mouth. Viewers expressed their displeasure on Twitter, one calling her behavior “annoying” and “disgusting,” while another asked, “@TheView Please someone explain why the hell Whoopi is eating at the table?”
Despite the criticism, Whoopi Goldberg’s snacking habit is not new. It’s become a characteristic quirk of hers, often leading to exasperated pleas from viewers, such as, “Stop eating for 5 mins Whoopi” and “WTF is Whoopi always eating while doing the show? The View is really hitting rock bottom.”
The View: Goldberg’s Fan-Girling Moment Raises Eyebrows
While her eating habits caused a stir, Whoopi Goldberg’s excited reaction to a guest appearance by Ted Lasso star Nick Mohammed also raised eyebrows. Normally composed and professional, Goldberg’s excitement bordered on fan-girling, a rare display on The View.
When Mohammed sat down for his interview, Goldberg was visibly thrilled, shaking her hands in excitement and interrupting co-host Sara Haines. Her unexpected outburst was followed by an apology and a profuse compliment for Mohammed’s portrayal of Nathan Shelley in the Apple TV+ series.