Whoopi Goldberg was forced on Thursday to walk back a marriage ‘joke’ she made on-air about Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham.
In an awkward apology on The View Thursday, Goldberg suggested she might have to quit the show she has co-hosted since 2007 after receiving apparent backlash from ABC bigwigs for ‘joking’ that Graham was getting married.
Her comment came during a conversation with White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, in which Jean-Pierre slammed the South Carolina senator for calling for a nationwide ban on abortions after 15 weeks.
‘We have Lindsey Graham, Senator Graham and other and other leaders of the Republican Party who are saying, and they’re being very clear about this, folks, we got to listen to them that they want a national ban on abortions,’ the White House press secretary told The View cohosts.
She added: ‘Senator Graham had said maybe about a month ago, early August, that he believes when it comes to marriage, when it comes to abortion, it’s for…