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Whoopi Goldberg announces news of her children's book in exciting unboxing video
Whoopi Goldberg, actor, comedian, author, and television personality, is perhaps one of the most well-known names in Hollywood. MORE: Whoopi Goldberg reveals The View co-star has tested positive for CovidShe became well-known and a pillar of Hollywood thanks to her Oscar-winning performance in the 1990s blockbuster Ghost.The Emmy award winner however is also the author of the Sugar Plum Ballerinas series which consists of six young children's books, and the series was launched in 2008 and continued through 2012.WATCH: Whoopi's problematic comments about the HolocaustThe actress posted an exclusive unboxing on Instagram to announce the wonderful news that she is rereleasing the first two books of Sugar Plum Ballerinas series - Plum Fantasitc and Toeshow Trouble.MORE: Whoopi Goldberg details 'break' from The View amid latest getawayWhoopi in the video is getting ready for The View and is in the middle of her glam, but she couldn't contain her excitement to see the reissue and so she and her 1.2 million admirers open the big box together, displaying the total transformation the books have undergone ten years after the last one was published.A post shared by WhoopiGoldberg (@whoopigoldberg)She says: “I want everybody to know about them because, you know, they're great stories for girls, and they're fun. They are to do with all these little brown girls and light skinned girls and all these girls who want to, you know, they want to be scientists and they want to be doctors and stuff and their moms want them to be ballerinas.” Adding: “So they all become friends because they're trying to appease their mothers.
‘The View’ hosts face backlash for $14K a night luxury Bahamas getaway
Baha Mar in Nassau, Bahamas, with alum Sherri Shepherd even dropping in. The women have been recording their show from their luxury stay. The resort is made up of three hotels: Rosewood, Grand Hyatt and SLS.According to The Sun, the Rosewood is the most expensive hotel of the three with the oceanside six-bedroom villa setting customers back $14,358 a night.The three-bedroom penthouse suite costs $12,358 a night and a one-bedroom ocean-view suite runs $2,577 per night.On Monday’s episode, the ladies revealed they have taken advantage of all the amenities the resort has to offer, which includes cocktails at Manor Bar in Rosewood and some gambling at Hyatt casino.Meanwhile, Haines, 44, and Hostin, 53, hit the waterparks, as they were seen on the show engaging in competitive activities. Photos also show the ladies hitting the resort pools. The resort additionally comes with a colossal 15-acre water park, a five-star spa, several restaurants and excursion options.  A post shared by The View (@theviewabc)A post shared by The View (@theviewabc)Their lavish getaway comes on the heels of several scandals that have plagued the women. In February, Goldberg, 66, was suspended from the ABC network after controversial comments relating to the Holocaust. The next month, Behar, 79, suffered a dramatic fall, face-planting in front of the audience. Meanwhile, the show has been struggling to find a conservative voice after Abby Huntsman, Meghan McCain, and Jedediah Bila left in recent years due to conflict with the other left-wing hosts. Despite the much-needed paradise getaway, the hosts faced backlash for touting their stay at Baha Mar. “Awwww.
Whoopi Goldberg defends Rebel Wilson in powerful statement
Rebel Wilson was unjustly pressured to announce her relationship to Ramona Agruma by an Australian journalist, Whoopi Goldberg released a powerful statement in defense of the actress.MORE: Whoopi Goldberg's difficult childhood that influenced her recent project - exclusiveThe host spoke directly into the camera as she recorded the latest episode of The View, expressing her anger over the reporter's tactics and his subsequent apology.Rebel first made her relationship public on Instagram with a sweet selfie with her girlfriend, stating that she found her Disney Princess.WATCH: Rebel and girlfriend Ramona show off their dresses before Vanity Fair partyMORE: Whoopi Goldberg's backstage photo on The View gets fans talking for surprising reasonShortly after, it was revealed that the post was in fact her taking news about her personal life into her own hands, after a journalist asked her to comment on her relationship, not only giving her a deadline to go public, but insisting that he would if she didn't.Celebrities and fans alike have rallied around the comedian in support, and Whoopi took a moment during The View to comment.She revealed her dissatisfaction with the reporter's apology, who said it was never his intention to out her, stating: "Well, you know that's not true. If it wasn't your intention [to out Rebel Wilson], you wouldn't have done it."A post shared by The View (@theviewabc)Whoopi's powerful statement After receiving a round of applause from the audience, she continued: "If you didn't want to do it, you shouldn't have done it.
Whoopi Goldberg jumps to guest's defense on The View - divides fans
Whoopi Goldberg divided fans with her latest take on The View when she jumped to the defense of a particularly controversial guest.MORE: The View host makes surprising 'firing' revelation amid latest cast changeALSO: HELLO! launches Jubilee T-shirt collection to celebrate Queen Elizabeth in styleThe ladies of the ABC talk show played host to Kellyanne Conway, who is promoting her upcoming memoir Here's The Deal.VIDEO: Whoopi Goldberg's comments on the HolocaustThe former Trump administration official had the studio audience divided when she was questioned by panelist Sonny Hostin about her opinion on the former President's loss of the 2020 election."I think it's pretty obvious that Joe Biden is president, I don't know why we're still talking about this, respectfully," she immediately stated.MORE: The View star Stephanie Grisham makes emotional apology live on air: 'I messed up'However, she then also stated that she was keen for Trump to get re-elected, saying: "I write extensively in this book that I am the closest person to Donal Trump to tell him that he came up short."She continued: "He should have won huge. He had all these accomplishments, he's running against a guy who's stuck in a basement."Kellyanne's comments left Whooping having to defend herThe comment got a negative reaction out of the audience, with many starting to boo her.
Whoopi Goldberg says calling Hollywood stars ‘elites’ akin to racism
giving Will Smith a standing ovation after he smacked Chris Rock — saying that to call Hollywood types hypocritical “elites” is akin to racism.The actress — who is back on “The View” after her suspension for saying the Holocaust was “not about race” — came to the defense Thursday of her celebrity colleagues after they dismissed Smith’s onstage slap, with her shrugging, “Stuff happens.”Guest “View” co-host Tara Setmayer had been outraged by the ritzy audience’s reaction, insisting there needs to be “a lot of self-reflection in Hollywood.“They gave [Smith] a standing ovation,” she noted.“Which goes back to why some people feel like Hollywood elites are a bunch of hypocrites,” added the show’s lone conservative voice.Goldberg — who serves as the governor of the Academy’s Actors branch and won her own Oscar in 1991 as Best Supporting Actress for the flick “Ghost” — quickly cut off her fellow host.“I’m sorry, as one of those people, I’ve got to stop you,” Goldberg snapped.“I just want to stop with all this ‘elite’ stuff, because a lot of us work for a living,” she said, insisting that while “some are making millions of dollars,” that’s “not everybody” in the movie industry.“And it really pisses me off when people start to talk about people who work in Hollywood, not just actors, but all the other folks.