Whoopi is not the first or last to make controversial statements on the talk show.
The View has been on air for almost 25 years. The show has covered almost every hot-button topic imaginable. This has led to the many cohosts saying problematic and controversial things that have led to backlash, scandal, suspension, petitions and more.
Here are some moments that sparked outrage and made headlines:
When Kelly Osbourne attempted to criticize Trump’s stance on immigration, and wound up saying this offensive statement:
When Raven Simone controversially said that she would not hire someone with a different-sounding name, such as Watermelondrea:
When Raven tried to say a news anchor comparing First Lady Michelle Obama to an animal wasn’t racist:
When Meghan McCain emphasized that she was ok with people calling COVID-19 the “Chinese virus,” despite the surge of Asian hate during the pandemic.
When Elisabeth said Erin Andrews’ Dancing With The Stars outfit was so “skimpy” that her stalker — who secretly filmed her naked — could’ve just waited to see her on the show:
When Joy Behar revealed she dressed in blackface for Halloween when she was younger:
When former host Jedidiah Bila spewed anti-vax misinformation while reuniting on The View with Sunny Hostin:
When Sherri Shepherd said she’d never want her son to wear a dress:
When Barbara Walters defended Woody Allen, who has been accused of sexually abusing his adoptive daughter Dylan Farrow:
Did we miss any? Let us know which controversial View moment you remember.