Rosie O’Donnell Says Whoopi Goldberg Was Meanest Individual She’s Worked With On Television ‘Worse Than Fox News’
Rosie O’Donnell wasn’t a fan of Whoopi Goldberg in their The View days.
According to reports, she detailed her encounter with Goldberg in Ramin Setoodeh’s book Ladies Who Punch: The Explosive Inside Story of The View. She reportedly stated,
“Whoopi Goldberg was as imply as any person has ever been on tv to me, personally — although I was sitting there. Worse than Fox News. The worst encounter I’ve ever had on reside tv was interacting with her. “
Although it was no secret Goldberg and O’Donnell weren’t specifically BFFs, their reported feud kept going in 2009, shortly right after O’Donnell left the show the initial time. O’Donnell said Goldberg was upset with her right after she claimed director Roman Polanski didn’t commit “rape rape,” right after he pled guilty to statutory rape. O’Donnell said Goldberg sent her a imply letter and said O’Donnell herself remained calm in her response.
“I’m sorry if that hurt your feelings. I have diverse feelings about it than you. And I stand up for what I think, but I’ll under no circumstances bet against you, Whoopi Goldberg.”
Their frenemy status continued when O’Donnell came back to The View for the 2014-2015 season.
At that time, the hosts have been sharing their thoughts on the Bill Cosby allegations that he sexually assaulted dozens of girls. O’Donnell said Goldberg continually shut her down to the point she would get asked if they have been feuding.
“Some men and women would say, ‘What’s going on with you and Whoopi?’ I was like, ‘Are you watching the show? It is quite a great deal proper there.’ I have no wish for a public feud.”
O’Donnell mentioned she admired Goldberg ahead of they sat across the table collectively for the show.
“She’s a minority, feminist, clever, funny, groundbreaking legend who is black in America. I’m under no circumstances going to not have respect for Whoopi Goldberg. But that was a painful encounter, personally and professionally.”
As previously reported that former The View co-host Jenny McCarthy shared related sentiments about Goldberg in the book.
“To me, Whoopi had an addiction to controlling people’s thoughts, their words, the area, the table, your feeling, your mood. She had an addiction to controlling all of it and everyone.”
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