Behar then explained that the picture was taken at a Halloween party where she dressed up as a "beautiful African woman" and stressed that it was her actual hair.
Gov. Ralph Northam apologized after a photo featuring a man in blackface and another dressed in KKK robes from his medical school yearbook page emerged last week.
In the fall, NBC Today anchor Megyn Kelly was ousted from the network after defending blackface. She said that growing up, it was considered a tribute. She said she wore darker makeup and went as a "beautiful African woman". "I believe this is a time for more understanding, more love, more sensitivity and honor.Thank you for listening and for helping me listen too".
Behar, a longtime co-host of ABC's "The View", is catching heat from critics who want to see her fired after a long-forgotten video of her explaining a questionable Halloween getup began circulating on social media. Conservative blogger Matt Walsh wrote, "Megyn Kelly was sacked from her show for asking a hypothetical question about blackface".
The clip is even taking on more steam since Virginia Democrats are also coming under fire for old photos of them in blackface from their post-secondary days. "That's exactly what Joy Behar did". One defender wrote, "Joy Behar means damn well and we should know this".
Woody Allen Sues Amazon for almost $70 Million
The star-studded Rainy Day , which also stars Elle Fanning and Oscar nominee Jude Law , was supposed to be Allen's follow-up. Right now, Allen is seeking at least $68 million in compensation for the botched deals arising from the loss of four movies.
Bradley Cooper Feels "Embarrassed" About Oscars Snub
The actor has since broken his silence on the snub , saying that he was " embarrassed " and felt like he "hadn't done" his job. Despite the snub, he and Gaga are reportedly set to perform the Oscar-nominated bop 'Shallow' at the award ceremony.
Raiders to play in San Francisco in 2019, 49ers must approve
The Raiders also considered sharing Levi Stadium in Santa Clara with the Niners, but that backup plan failed to materialize. Rather than a bus on game day, charter a ferry to take the Raiders from their Harbor Bay practice facility to Oracle Park.