Whoopi Goldberg apologizes for comments about the Holocaust: ‘I’m sorry for the hurt I have caused’
Whoopi Goldberg opened up a firestorm on Monday’s edition of “The View” after she claimed that the Holocaust had nothing to do with race.
Goldberg was excoriated by many online for the claim she made. She issued an apology on her official social media account hours later.
“On today’s show, I said the Holocaust ‘is not about race, but about man’s inhumanity to man,’ I should have said it is about both. As Jonathan Greenblatt from the Anti-Defamation League shared, ‘The Holocaust was about the Nazi’s systematic annihilation of the Jewish people — who they deemed to be an inferior race.’ I stand corrected,” she said in a statement.
February 1, 2022
“The Jewish people around the world have always had my support and that will never waiver. I’m sorry for the hurt I have caused,” she added.
The segment began as a conversation about a Tennessee school board removing the Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel “Maus” from their school curriculum because of nudity… (Read more)
Sparks fly as The View panel confronts Whoopi after she says "the Holocaust isn't about race. No. It's not about race."— Nicholas Fondacaro (@NickFondacaro) January 31, 2022
"Well, the considered Jews a different race," Joy Behar says.
"But it's about white supremacy. It's about going after Jews and Gypsies," Ana Navarro adds. pic.twitter.com/GZwZSi2qXi
This has to rank among the most hilariously stupid and incompetent TV segments ever. https://t.co/m52oRi8lmg— Rich Lowry (@RichLowry) February 1, 2022