Whoopi Goldberg criticized Donald Trump Jr. Thursday on “The View,” saying that if he was concerned about his sons, he must think they are likely to assault someone. “You only worry about this for your child if you think your child has these tendencies,” she claimed.
“If you think your child is not someone who is assaulting people, it shouldn’t be a concern for you,” Goldberg continued.
Abby Huntsman jumped in then, defending Trump Jr.’s position by pointing out that, sometimes, innocent men are falsely accused.
“Not necessarily though, right?” Huntsman asked. “Isn’t that the point — in a not tactful way — he was trying to make? And I think [what] a lot of people are concerned about today is: you could be accused when you have been raised the right way — when you did nothing in that situation. We have countless … examples where that has happened.”
“Like who?” Joy Behar asked.
Hunstman responded immediately with, “Like the Duke lacrosse players, for example.”
Behar shrugged, “That’s one.”
Huntsman continued, explaining, “I grew up and I knew stories of that happening where I had a crazy friend in high school, and she would rally the girls around a guy she was dating, and we all hated him, and she was the one that needed serious help. It opens up the conversation to say evidence matters.”
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