It was all the ladies of The View could do to keep from bursting into fits of giggles, while discussing convicted murderer Jodi Arias earlier this week. Arias deciding to plead for her life—after first stating she wanted the death penalty—by pitching the courtroom on her plans to start a book club, sell a T-shirt and learn Spanish, among other things, had Whoopi and Co. struggling to keep their composure.
The jury deciding whether Arias should receive the death penalty or life in prison for killing her ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander, resumes deliberations today, after previously being unable to reach a unanimous verdict. Watch a clip from The View after the jump!
Earlier this week, Jodi Arias was convicted of first degree murder in the death of her former boyfriend Travis Alexander. The shocking case of a love affair gone terrible wrong, has developed an almost OJ and Nicole type fascination among cable news outlets and on social media.
On Thursday's episode of The View, Whoopi Goldberg got fired up when talking about the type of punishment Arias deserves. Watch the clip after the jump!
The hubbub over who will replace Joy Behar and possibly Elisabeth Hasselbeck when one or both leaves The View this year doesn’t seem to have phased fellow co-host Whoopi Goldberg. When questioned about their departures by Us Weekly, she said she doesn’t care or “give a f-ck.”
"Let me tell you this about The View: I take a paycheck every other week. That's all I do. I could give a sh-t what comes. I do my job -- I have a contract. That's where I stand. I don't give a f-ck," Goldberg said.
HBO announced today they have acquired the rights to Whoopi Goldberg’s documentary Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin' To Tell You. Through performance footage, photos and commentary from historians, celebs and comics, including: Joan Rivers, Eddie Murphy, Sidney Poitier, Kathy Griffin, Bill Cosby, Harry Belafonte, Jerry Stiller, Anne Meara, and Quincy Jones, the documentary will explore the life of the legendary comic.
In a released statement, Sheila Nevins, president of HBO Documentary films said:
What could be better than Whoopi bringing Moms to HBO? We’ve always known how special Moms was, and I can’t think of a better marriage. READ MORE
Oh this could be delicious. According to New York Daily News, Joy Behar is working on a no holds barred standup comedy act about her years on The View and isn’t afraid to spill the proverbial tea.
“Joy knows everything, she’s lasted this whole time,” says our source. “She knows why Debbie Matenopoulos was fired, the truth about Star Jones’ marriage, and the time Star [supposedly] tackled her to the ground when Joy tried to take a photograph of her on her wedding day.” (Star magazine had bought exclusive rights to the event.)
“She knows which host had trouble borrowing clothes for the show because they often returned them soiled,” says the source. “And then there is the whole Rosie O’Donnell drama, not to mention working with Barbara.” READ MORE
What the h-e-double-hockey-sticks is going on at ABC Daytime's once insurmountable chatfest The View? First Joy Behar announces her departure; now US Weekly is reporting Elisabeth Hasselbeck has been fired for being "too extreme and right wing". From the article:
"The viewers they polled all said she was too extreme and right wing," the insider tells Us. "People did not watch the show because of Elisabeth. So they told her yesterday her contract would not be renewed."