Joy Behar Receives Backlash After Once Dressing As A "Beautiful African Woman"


Joy Behar is a comic recognized extra not too long ago for her internet hosting duties on The View. The 76-year-old has now come underneath fireplace attributable to a 2016 episode of the discuss present the place she admitted to as soon as dressing as a "Beautiful African Woman" for Halloween. Joy was 29-years-old on the time and he or she advised the viewers that though her curly hair was pure, she used "make-up that was a bit bit darker."

At the time, the one non-white co-host subsequent to her was Raven-Symoné who appeared puzzled and saved questioning simply what she was because the photograph was additionally proven to the studio viewers. The resurfaced clip was shared by The Wrap media editor Jon Levine which sparked countless feedback and conversations on Twitter. 

The clip is even taking over extra steam since Virginia Democrats are additionally coming underneath fireplace for previous photographs of them in blackface from their post-secondary days. 

"@JoyVBehar since you put the phrase “stunning” earlier than blackface we're simply purported to say, oh it’s okay," one Twitter user wrote. "Others that means republicans have been “fired” for utilizing the phrase blackface. Guess double requirements okay in your hypocritical nonsense and the pure BS you preach!! #firejoybehar."

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