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Throughout the episode, the panel discusses banning Pultizer’s award-winning graphic novels.Maus‘ in a Tennessee school district. In this passage, Goldberg says that the Holocaust is not about race but “the inhumanity of man to man”.
The comment immediately drew objections from other panelists before the community voiced their rebuttal to what was said.
While Goldberg later issued an apology for her comments, CNN reporter Oliver Darcy shared on social media a letter from ABC News president Kim Godwin addressed to staff calling her comments. Goldberg is “misinformation, offensive and hurtful”. Also revealed that See star will be suspended for two weeks, effective immediately.
“These decisions are never easy, but necessary. Just last week, I noted that the culture at ABC News is one of direction, kindness, inclusion, respect, and transparency. Whoopi’s comment doesn’t match those values.
Crucially, Whoopi had the opportunity to voice her opinions on today’s show where she does them and had an educational conversation with Jonathan Greenblatt from the Anti-Defamation League. ”
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The internal email was closed with a statement that would later be shared on social media regarding Goldberg’s suspension, explaining that she had been asked to take time to reflect and learn about the impact. of her comments.
You can listen to part of Goldberg’s conversation on today’s episode of See below.
https://wegotthiscovered.com/tv/whoopi-goldberg-suspended-from-the-view-over-holocaust-comment/ Whoopi Goldberg Suspended From ‘The View’ Holocaust Comments