ABC suspended Whoopi Goldberg from ‘The View’ for two weeks, a day after she claimed “the Holocaust isn’t about race” on Monday’s show.
ABC News President Kim Godwin announced that Goldberg had been suspended for “her wrong and hurtful comments” and the punishment was “effective immediately.”
“While Whoopi has apologized, I’ve asked her to take time to reflect and learn about the impact of her comments. The entire ABC News organization stands in solidarity with our Jewish colleagues, friends, family, and communities,” Godwin said on Tuesday.
Goldberg faced fierce critical backlash after insisting that the Holocaust was about “man’s inhumanity to man,” and not race, because Jews are “white groups of people.”
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