‘I Have To Stop You’: Whoopi Goldberg Calls Out Audience Member In Middle Of Panel

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Nicole Silverio Media Reporter
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“The View” co-host Whoopi Goldberg called out a live audience member during a Tuesday discussion about former President Donald Trump.

The panel discussed the appeals court on Monday cutting Trump’s $464 million bond to $175 million, which he has ten days to pay. Judge Arthur Engoron ruled in a Feb. 16 decision that he must pay $354 million in damages and around $100 million in interest to New York Attorney General Letitia James, who sued the former president and the Trump Organization for allegedly overvaluing his assets to receive favorable loans.

Goldberg abruptly disrupted the discussion to confront an audience member filming them.

“Sir, I have to stop you with the camera, because I can see you,” Goldberg said, walking toward his direction. “Do me a favor, don’t pull it out again. I’d appreciate that. Thank you.”

The audience member appeared to shout back arguing people record them “all the time.” (RELATED: ‘The View’ Co-Host Sunny Hostin Calls NBC News’ Decision To Hire Ronna McDaniel ‘Despicable’) 

“The View” reportedly has strict rules for audience members ranging from what they wear to their conduct. Live members are reportedly required to wear bright and trendy colors, including low-cut necklines, sleeveless tops and shorts, according to The Sun. Members also must be escorted to the bathroom and their phones must be completely shut off and put away.

Goldberg has scolded the audience on several occasions for booing conservative guests. Goldberg defended former Trump administration official Kellyanne Conway during her May 24, 2022, appearance, and she told members to stop booing Republican New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu when they debated gun rights.

Co-host Joy Behar scolded the male audience members during the March 19 panel for allegedly not applauding Christine Blasey Ford, who accused Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault.

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