The Views Whoopi Goldberg jokingly requested if size-inclusive denims would match her physique post-pandemic – to which Barbara Corcoran gave a really sassy response which she later apologised for
A US TV star has apologised after making an on-air joke about Whoopi Goldberg’s weight.
Barbara Corcoran, a choose on the Dragons Den-style present Shark Tank, joined the Oscar-winning actress on chat present The View when the dialogue turned to size-inclusive denims.
Sister Act star Goldberg, 65, stated she was eager to strive them earlier than she jokingly requested if they might match her physique post-pandemic.
Businesswoman Corcoran, 72, then made a surprising dig concerning the actress’ weight.
She stated: “If you get completed with these denims, and determine you don’t like them, give them to me. I’m going to make two pairs.”
The View host Goldberg appeared visibly unamused earlier than her co-star Ana Navarro made a jab at Corcoran’s floral gown.
“Whoopi, let me simply let you know one thing,” she stated supportively.
“Each Sara Haines and Jill Biden wore that gown already on TV.”
Following a backlash on-line and accusations she had “body-shamed” Goldberg, Corcoran shared a video apology.
“I simply got here again from The View and noticed my previous good friend Whoopi,” the entrepreneur stated.
“She has an exceptional sense of humour and I’ve identified Whoopi for years. I made a joke at Whoopi’s expense, which I now realise wasn’t humorous.
“For anybody who I’ll have offended unintentionally, I simply need to say I actually am very sorry.”
In April Whoopi appeared on the entrance cowl of VARIETY’s pre-Oscars situation as she mentioned her journey with accepting her determine.
The Colour Purple star turned the primary Black girl in over 50 years to win an Academy Award in 1991 for her flip as Oda Mae Brown in Ghost, however admitted she felt uncomfortable on the ceremony.
Whoopi recalled: “I could not look glamorous like different individuals look glamorous.
“I wasn’t skinny and I wasn’t a white woman, so I needed to discover my very own fashion.”
The View panelist later went with a black sequinned robe with a column fashion, designed by Nolan Miller.
The designer had beforehand labored on robes for Whoopi’s iconic mentor Elizabeth Taylor.
Judging her outfit int he current day, Whoopi stated that the “gown was cute”.
The actress additionally revealed what it was prefer to compete together with her fellow nominees that 12 months: Annette Bening, Lorraine Bracco, Diane Ladd, and Mary McDonnell.
There was no animosity between the celebs with Whoopi even taking them out for dinner after she gained.