ABC’s “The View” co-host Whoopi Goldberg responded to allegations that she berated Fox News host Jeanine Pirro using profanity and that she spit on her by denying some of the allegations, confirming others, and adding some allegations of her own.
“[Pirro] was upset when she got here, because Ana Navaro was here instead of Joy [Behar],” Goldberg said. “And after the segment, which ended when it was supposed to—it was not early, it was not late, it ended when it was supposed to—she then called everybody at the table a name I cannot repeat on TV and said it in front of the audience.”
“When I came offstage, I went over there, because I was a little hot, okay?” Goldberg continued. “So I went to calm down. She came off, she could have just passed me, she didn’t need to stop, but she stopped, and put a finger in my face, and said, ‘I’ve done more for victims than you ever will.’”
Goldberg then disputed Pirro’s claim that she was spit on but did confirm that she used profane words while verbally attacking her.
“Then I said to her some few choice words I cannot repeat,” Goldberg said. “Yes, I did say it, I did say it, but I did not spit on her, I did not intimidate her, no one chased her out of here saying get out, but she did leave here cursing at the people who booked the show, she cursed at the guys who do the security for the show.”
VIDEO: Whoopi Goldberg admits she had some "choice words" for Jeanine Pirro yesterday, but says the Fox News host also cursed out show staffers:
"She did leave here cursing at the people who book the show, cursed at the guys who do the security for the show” pic.twitter.com/6g0GMVl9zf
— Jon Levine (@LevineJonathan) July 20, 2018