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Past and present co-hosts will come together to celebrate Barbara Walters on 'The View'

Past and present co-hosts will come together to celebrate Barbara Walters on 'The View'

NEW YORK, April 16 (UPI) -- All 11 past and present "The View" co-hosts will come together to celebrate Barbara Walters' retirement in an upcoming special episode.
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Whoopi Goldberg is a great-grandmother

Whoopi Goldberg is a great-grandmother

April 2 (UPI) -- Whoopi Goldberg recently became a first-time great-grandmother when granddaughter Amarah gave birth to baby Charlie Rose.
Annie Martin
'Gravity,' 'Hustle,' 'Slave' lead a competitive Oscar field

'Gravity,' 'Hustle,' 'Slave' lead a competitive Oscar field

"Gravity" and "American Hustle" go into Sunday's Oscar race in Los Angeles with 10 nods apiece, while "12 Years a Slave" is close behind with nine nominations.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Poitier, Field, Hawn set to be Oscar presenters

Poitier, Field, Hawn set to be Oscar presenters

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Amy Adams, Kristen Bell, Jessica Biel, Jim Carrey and Glenn Close are to serve as presenters at Sunday's Oscar ceremony in Los Angeles, producers said.
'The View' books Joe Biden as a guest for next week

'The View' books Joe Biden as a guest for next week

NEW YORK, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has been booked as a guest on "The View" in New York next week, ABC announced Tuesday.
Rosie O'Donnell to appear as a guest on 'The View'

Rosie O'Donnell to appear as a guest on 'The View'

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Rosie O'Donnell has been booked as a guest on "The View" seven years after leaving the New York chat show where she briefly served as a co-host, Variety said.
Whoopi Goldberg to host musical tribute to Neil Patrick Harris

Whoopi Goldberg to host musical tribute to Neil Patrick Harris

Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Neil Patrick Harris to be honored at this year's Drama League gala.
By DANIELLE HAYNES, UPI.com
Shelton, Yearwood to appear on Clarkson's Christmas special

Shelton, Yearwood to appear on Clarkson's Christmas special

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Nov. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. music stars Reba, Blake Shelton and Trisha Yearwood are to appear on the TV special, "Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale," NBC announced.

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Whoopi Goldberg decries lack of black women on 'SNL'

Whoopi Goldberg decries lack of black women on 'SNL'

NEW YORK, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Whoopi Goldberg said she was troubled by a seeming lack of diversity among the cast of NBC's "Saturday Night Live."
Jenny McCarthy moves from Chicago to New York for 'The View'

Jenny McCarthy moves from Chicago to New York for 'The View'

NEW YORK, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Author and TV personality Jenny McCarthy has moved from Chicago to New York in time to start her job as a co-host of "The View" next month.
Joy Behar celebrates her last day as co-host of 'The View'

Joy Behar celebrates her last day as co-host of 'The View'

NEW YORK, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Comedian, author and TV personality Joy Behar ended her 16-year run as co-host of "The View" in New York Friday.
Jenny McCarthy says she will join 'The View' in September

Jenny McCarthy says she will join 'The View' in September

NEW YORK, July 15 (UPI) -- Author and TV personality Jenny McCarthy has confirmed she will be a co-host on "The View" when the New York chat show starts its 17th season in September.
Elisabeth Hasselbeck bids farewell to 'The View'

Elisabeth Hasselbeck bids farewell to 'The View'

NEW YORK, July 10 (UPI) -- Elisabeth Hasselbeck, the lone conservative panelist on "The View," confirmed on the air that Wednesday is her last day on the New York chat show.
Jenny McCarthy in talks to join 'The View'

Jenny McCarthy in talks to join 'The View'

NEW YORK, July 5 (UPI) -- Author and TV personality Jenny McCarthy is in talks to be a co-host of "The View" in New York, UsMagazine.com said Friday.
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Whoopi Goldberg ( /ˈhwʊpi/; born Caryn Elaine Johnson, November 13, 1955) is an American comedian, actress, singer-songwriter, political activist, and talk show host.

Goldberg made her film debut in The Color Purple (1985) playing Celie, a mistreated black woman in the Deep South. She received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress and won her first Golden Globe Award for her role in the film. In 1990, she starred as Oda Mae Brown, a psychic helping a slain man (Patrick Swayze) find his killer in the blockbuster film Ghost. This performance won her a second Golden Globe and an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Notable later films include Sister Act and Sister Act 2, Made in America, How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Girl, Interrupted and Rat Race. She is also acclaimed for her roles as the bartender Guinan in Star Trek: The Next Generation and as Terry Dolittle in Jumpin' Jack Flash. Her latest role is the voice of Stretch in Toy Story 3.

Goldberg has been nominated for 13 Emmy Awards for her work in television. She was co-producer of the popular game show Hollywood Squares from 1998 to 2004. She has been the moderator of the daytime talk show The View since 2007. Goldberg has a Grammy, two Emmys, two Golden Globes, a Tony, and an Oscar. In addition, Goldberg has a British Academy Film Award, four People's Choice Awards and has been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and is one of the few entertainers who have won an Oscar, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award.

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