Viewers of ABC’s The View might have been conscious of refined tensions between Whoopi Goldberg and Rosie O’Donnell when the comic briefly host the speak present, however apparently no person realized simply how unhealthy it was.
O’Donnell defined the character of their contentious relationship in Ramin Setoodeh‘s tell-all e-book in regards to the behind the scenes drama of long-running morning speak present, referred to as Women Who Punch: The Explosive Inside Story of The View.
O’Donnell referred to as the EGOT winner “imply” and mentioned that she working alongside her was “worse than Fox Information,” The Jasmine Model stories. O’Donnell allegedly mentioned, “Whoopi Goldberg was as imply as anybody has ever been on tv to me, personally – whereas I used to be sitting there. Worse than Fox Information. The worst expertise I’ve ever had on dwell tv was interacting along with her.”
Regardless of their strained relationship, O’Donnell had some sort phrases about her former co-host. “She’s a minority, feminist, good, humorous, groundbreaking legend who’s black in America. I am by no means going to not have respect for Whoopi Goldberg. However that was a painful expertise, personally and professionally.”
In response to PEOPLE, the 2 “clashed” in 2009. O’Donnell disagreed with Goldberg’s stance on rape allegations in opposition to director Roman Polanski. Goldberg reportedly despatched her co-host an “offended letter,” to which O’Donnell replied, “I am sorry if that damage your emotions. I’ve totally different emotions about it than you. And I arise for what I imagine, however I will by no means guess in opposition to you.”
O’Donnell is not the one former co-host with smoke for Goldberg. Jenny McCarthy reportedly mentioned in the identical e-book, “To me, Whoopi had an habit to controlling folks’s ideas, their phrases, the room, the desk, your feeling, your temper. She had an habit to controlling all of it and all people.”
Whoopi has but to answer the criticism.