*Whoopi Goldberg apologized to the New York Times this morning for calling an article in the paper — which talked about African Americans who have won Oscars but did not mention her — “sloppy journalism.”
The article discussed the lack of black nominees in this year’s Oscars, but did not reference Goldberg’s 1990 win for Ghost.
The Times responded, saying that the article was not meant to be comprehensive, but rather to note the seeming step back the Oscars have taken since 2002, when Halle Berry and Denzel Washington both won awards.
Today, Goldberg told the “View” audience:
“I said that I felt the reporting was shoddy and for that I’m going to apologize, OK? I personally found the article really confusing, and as I said, I was also quite hurt that Cuba Gooding Jr., Louis Gossett Jr., and myself were not included in this expose about black Hollywood. But for saying it was shoddy reporting, I apologize, New York Times.”
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