Drama was set off behind-the-scenes of The View yesterday after the White House party crasher, Michaele Salahi, and her The Real Housewives of D.C. co-stars, sat down with Joy Behar and Sherri Sheperd, to discuss their new show and, of course, the White House incident. During the interview, Whoopi Goldberg came out on stage and whispered, “Excuse me, can you get back to the White House.” She also tapped Salahi on the side. It all happened so quickly that viewers could barely see it.
After the show was over, Salahi reportedly got into a shouting match with Whoopi. According to a show publicist, “After the show, Ms. Salahi and her husband accused Whoopi of hitting Ms. Salahi. As the broadcast clearly shows, the accusation was completely unfounded and erroneous. After the show and after being told she was being accused of hitting Ms. Salahi, Whoopi proceeded to defend herself verbally from this baseless claim in a heated exchange with the Salahi’s.” Other sources say Whoopi threw quite a few f-bombs at Salahi after she accused Whoopi of hitting her.
On The Today Show, Salahi gave her side of the story this morning: