Whoopi Goldberg Apologizes For Doubling Down on Holocaust Views
Whoopi Goldberg is rolling out a much-needed apology … after making claims in regards to the Holocaust that many discovered extremely antisemitic.
Whoopi provided her “honest apologies” Tuesday, telling Rolling Stone, “It was by no means my intention to seem as if I used to be doubling down on hurtful feedback, particularly after speaking with and listening to folks like rabbis and outdated and new associates weighing in.”
She says she’s nonetheless studying — however confirms, “I imagine that the Holocaust was about race, and I’m nonetheless as sorry now as I used to be then that I upset, harm and angered folks.”
As we reported, Whoopi confronted extreme backlash after lately telling The Occasions Jewish folks themselves are divided on whether or not they’re really a race or not, even quoting one Jewish good friend as saying … “Not for nothing is there no field on the census for the Jewish race. In order that leads me to imagine that we’re in all probability not a race.”
Whoopi went on to double down on the notion that the Holocaust wasn’t about race, from her POV, by saying … “Bear in mind who they had been killing first. They weren’t killing racial; they had been killing bodily. They had been killing folks they thought of to be mentally faulty. After which they made this resolution.”
You will recall, Whoopie was singing an analogous tune originally of this yr … and made an apology shortly after, as properly.