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Somehow “The View” is still on television and heading into its 26th season despite a history of disturbing and controversial statements.
“Sue the View” was recently trending nationwide on Twitter after outspoken leftist Whoopi Goldberg falsely claimed conservative group “Turning Point USA” allowed neo-Nazis into their event in Tampa, Florida.
This isn’t the first time that Goldberg has shown how monumentally ignorant and offensive she is. She recently argued that God supports killing unborn babies by abortion because God gives people the “freedom of choice.”
In the latest season of “The View,” Goldberg argued at length that the Holocaust was a white-on-white crime.
“The Holocaust is not about race,” she said. “These are two white groups of people.” Goldberg went on to explain that she believes race is “something I can see” and she’s totally ignorant of the fact that Hitler called the Germans a “master race” and that Jews constituted a “subhuman Asiatic race.”
Goldberg is expected to face a defamation lawsuit for calling Kyle Rittenhouse a murderer despite being acquitted by a jury of charges since he acted in self-defense.
Here’s the teaser for the 26th season:
— The View (@TheView) August 22, 2022
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The countdown is officially on as The View shared a new teaser for their upcoming Season 26, which is set to return next month with “new views” and “new co-hosts.”
Over the montage of clips featuring the women shooting promo photos and eating The View-decorated cupcakes, Whoopi Goldberg can be heard saying, “This is actually a family,” referring to her fellow panelists Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin, Sara Haines, and newly-announced co-hosts Alyssa Farah Griffin and Ana Navarro.
She added, “The women of The View are the gutsiest women on TV,” before Behar’s voiceover later warned, “This is The View so watch out.”
The talk show, which was first created by Barbara Walters in 1997, went on hiatus earlier this month, ending their 25th season with the announcement that Griffin and Navarro would be taking over for Meghan McCain’s seat when the show returned. McCain left her co-hosting gig in August 2021, resulting in a revolving door of conservative guest hosts over the last year.
During the live announcement, Griffin, who previously worked under the Trump administration before becoming a political commentator on CNN and has since gotten backlash for joining The View, said, “I’m here to join this table and hopefully bring a new perspective. I’m so excited for it. I’m ready for it.” She later told People, “I learned a lot from [working under Trump]. I walked away committed to the feeling in my bones that I want to be part of solutions, not add to the division.”