Monday, June 17, 2024

Whoopi Goldberg Tested Positive for COVID Over Christmas Break, Off “The View” For Now


Joy Behar had a surprise announcement this morning on “The View.” Host Whoopi Goldberg tested positive over the break.,Joy said, for COVID.

“Her symptoms are very very mild,” Behar said, “she’ll probably be back next week.”

And that’s the way it is these days. Feel better, Whoopi! And when you do, come back and host the Oscars.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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