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WHOOPI GOLDBERG SUSPENDED BY ABC FOR TWO WEEKS OVER HOLOCAUST REMARKS

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Hollywood star, Whoopi Goldberg has been suspended from ABC and The View after her controversial Holocaust comments on Monday’s episode of the daytime talk show.  


The actress and TV personality had said on ABC’s The View that the Nazi genocide of the Jews was “not about race, however, she later apologized but then caused further offence while attempting to explain her remarks on a late-night show.
In a note to staff on last night, ABC News president, Kim Godwin said Goldberg would be off-air for two weeks after her “wrong and hurtful comments”, insisting that her apology wasnt enough.


Goldberg’s comments came a few days after the world marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day, which is held every year on Jan. 27 and honors the date when Auschwitz concentration camp was liberated by the Red Army in 1945, as well as the six million Jewish people and millions of other minorities who were killed under Nazi Germany.

Written by: Oluwapelumi Tutugbuwa

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