Whoopi Goldberg’s Jokes on Writer’s Strike and Mermaid Controversy Causes a Stir on The View

Whoopi Goldberg's Jokes on Writer's Strike and Mermaid Controversy Causes a Stir on The View

The View has recently been in the news for various reasons, including a writer’s strike and a heated discussion about a controversial mermaid statue. Whoopi Goldberg, the show’s moderator, made headlines for her comments on both occasions.

Writer’s Strike on The View

On Tuesday’s episode, Whoopi Goldberg pointed out that the show was operating without writers due to the ongoing writers’ strike. She joked that viewers would see the show without its usual polish, and her co-host Joy Behar clarified that they usually do have writers. Whoopi then cut her off with a joke, and the show went on to discuss the Met Gala.

Mermaid Statue Controversy Discussion

In another segment, the co-hosts debated the controversy surrounding a curvy mermaid statue in Italy. Whoopi Goldberg introduced the topic by making a joke about mermaids not being real. When Sara Haines began expressing her opinion on the matter, Whoopi appeared disinterested and abruptly cut her off by changing the subject to Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

Fans React to Whoopi Goldberg’s Behavior

Some fans were not impressed with Whoopi’s behavior on the show. They criticized her for interrupting her co-hosts and abruptly changing the subject during discussions. One fan tweeted that Whoopi changed the subject “like that!” while another questioned why she cut off Sara when she was making a great point.

Written by Sarah Milner

Sarah Milner is a freelance writer for over 5 years.


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