“I want you to do this”: Barbara Walters Ordered Whoopi Goldberg’s Best Friend Nicolle Wallace To Take Over ‘The View’ after She Was Humiliatingly Fired

Barbara Walters was a legend of the American broadcast journalism industry. The TV personality passed away this week and everyone around the world paid their respects. Walters has always looked out for fellow young women journalists, advancing in the industry. Even before she retired from The View, the veteran journalist used to look out for her fellow anchors. Back in 2015, Walters was ready to talk on behalf of Nicolle Wallace after she was fired from the show.

Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters

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In 2021, Whoopi Goldberg and Nicolle Wallace talked on the podcast Behind the Table and shared how Walters had both their backs throughout their careers. Whoopi Goldberg has been in the headlines a lot recently for her anti-semitic comments.

Barbara Walters’ advice to Whoopi Goldberg and Nicolle Wallace

Whoopi Goldberg has been a moderator for The View for 15 years. Back in 2021, in an episode of Behind the Table, the TV personality talked about the advice Barbara Walters gave to her. Walters advised Goldberg on taking the role of the moderator of the show. While talking about the late legend, Goldberg said, “Barbara Walters gave this to me on a silver platter and said ‘I want you to do this.’

Whoopi Goldberg and Nicolle Wallace
Whoopi Goldberg and Nicolle Wallace

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Nicolle Wallace also opened up about how Walters helped her in her tough times. Back in 2015, Wallace was fired from The View after just one season. When Barbara Walters learned of this news, she allegedly called up Wallace to check if this was true. She further offered to put in a good word for Wallace with someone at the company. However, when Wallace declined, Walters gave her “simple but profound” advice. She said, “Do your best work from now forward. Look your best and do your best work.

Whoopi Goldberg is receiving a lot of hate for her Anti-Semitic Comments

The host of The View show has landed herself in trouble again for some anti-semitic comments. Last year back in February, Whoopi Goldberg was suspended for her anti-semitic comments. Now last week, the host again double downed on her statements and is now facing a lot of backlash. Goldberg commented on the Holocaust and said that it wasn’t a racial thing. She said, “Remember who they were killing first. They were not killing racial; they were killing physical.

Whoopi Goldberg
Whoopi Goldberg

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This statement angered a lot of people, and they are calling for her to be fired from the show. Since then, Whoopi Goldberg has apologized for her statements and said she has always stood by Jewish people.

Source: Cheat Sheet

Shikhar Tiwari
Shikhar Tiwari

Shikhar Tiwari is a Hollywood news author at Animated Times. He is a student at Manipal University Jaipur currently aspiring to be a Computer Science Engineer. Shikhar loves to combine his passion for writing with his love for Hollywood updates.

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