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Whoopi Goldberg hits back at critic over ‘distracting fat suit’ worn in Emmett Till film
Whoopi added: “I assume you don't watch the show, or you would know that was not a fat suit.”She continued by adding that it was “ok to not be a fan of the movie” but suggested the writer should not critique people’s external appearances.She added: “Just comment on the acting, and if you have a question, ask somebody.“I’m sure you didn't mean to be demeaning.”Whoopi’s co-panellist Sunny Hostin noted the “health challenges” her co-star had endured.Whoopi responded: “We will hope that she just didn't know, and now she'll know the next time you go to talk about somebody, you talk about them as an actor.“If you're not sure if that's them in there, don't make blanket statements, because it makes you not sound like you know what you're doing.”The Daily Beast has since added an editor's note which read: “This story has been updated to reflect that Whoopi Goldberg says she was not wearing a fat suit.”Last year, Whoopi struggled with some difficult health challenges that left her using a walker.Concerns grew among fans after she was absent from The View for a week before she came back and explained she had been battling a health condition.The host said she had been “laying in a hospital room” because of a condition called sciatica in mid-2020.She elaborated: “It is basically a bulging disc in your back and it impacts the sciatic nerve, which sends pain down your leg.“I was trying to move my leg – impossible to do.
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Whoopi Goldberg SLAMS critic who falsely accused her of wearing a fat suit in Emmett Till film
Whoopi Goldberg has slammed a critic who had falsely accused her of wearing a fat suit in the upcoming Emmett Till biopic.The 66-year-old actress addressed the controversy live Monday morning on The View as she made clear that she did not wear anything to make her body look bigger in Till.Kyndall Cunningham had originally wrote that the star donned a 'distracting fat suit' in the review published by The Daily Beast on Friday. Taking a stand: Whoopi Goldberg has slammed a critic who had falsely accused her of wearing a fat suit in the upcoming Emmett Till biopic (pictured in the film on the left, she is seen in New York on Friday on the right) Opening up: The 66-year-old actress addressed the controversy live Monday morning on The View as she made clear that she did not wear anything to make her body look bigger in Till Whoopi used her platform to call the writer out as she said: 'A lady who writes for one of the magazines and she was distracted by my fat suit in her review.'I’m just going to say this, I don’t really care how you felt about the movie, but you should know that was not a fat suit — that was me.' She continued by saying: 'I assume you don't watch the show, or you would know that was not a fat suit.' Kyndall Cunningham had originally wrote that the star donned a 'distracting fat suit' in the review published by The Daily Beast on Friday Whoopi used her platform to call the writer out: 'A lady who writes for one of the magazines and she was distracted by my fat suit in her review.
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Whoopi Goldberg opens up about ups and downs of time on The View
Whoopi Goldberg joined The View, and as the show approaches big change, she is opening up about her time on the show like never before.MORE: Whoopi Goldberg praises The View co-hosts ahead of upcoming seasonThe star had an emotional look back at her time hosting and all of its ups and downs, as the show prepares to premiere its 25th season.The host recalled the backlash she has faced, and acknowledged that though she is lucky to have the gig now, it certainly won't be that way forever.WATCH: Whoopi faces backlash for remarks on the HolocaustMORE: The View's Whoopi Goldberg makes on-air apology after accusations of 'defamatory statements'"This show has gone through 25 years of lots of different people and lots of different opinions and there's nothing like us on television in the world," she stated.Success can come at a cost though, and she said: "It's not easy, and you have to have a whole lot of skin, thick skin, because on any given day half the people on the planet hate you, and on the next day half the people really like you."Still, she maintained: "It is what it is, and you know, I'm glad to have a gig," before adding: "But I'm not gonna have it forever, eventually I'm going to watch somebody else do it and hope that they have all the things that Barbara gave me."A post shared by The View (@theviewabc)The star grew emotional thinking of her time on the showHonoring the woman behind it all, Barbara Walters, who started the program in 1997, she said: "Respect for believing in what I think, and not being afraid to say, 'Well I think this, I could be wrong, but this is how I feel,' she gave me that ability to do that in the general public."MORE: Whoopi Goldberg announces news of her children's book in exciting unboxing
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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.
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