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You don’t want to mess with Whoopi Goldberg.
The View co-host fired a shot at Suzanne Somers for comments she made about actor Patrick Swayze.
Somers told National Post columnist Shinan Govani, "They took this beautiful man and they basically put poison in him. Why couldn’t they have built him up nutritionally and gotten rid of the toxins in his body?"
Goldberg responded to Somers comments about her Ghost co-star on The View Wednesday.
"In case she doesn’t know, Patrick did everything and went everywhere to try and stay healthy as long as he could," said Goldberg. "That he’s been gone a week and this statement came out is bad timing and bad taste and Suzanne, you know better. And I’m not sure that’s not what you meant to do, but you should have thought about it."
Somers is a breast cancer survivor and skipped chemotherapy treatments for fermented mistletoe extract called Iscador.
She responded to her quote by releasing a statement on her Web site.
"In a casual conversation at a private party (with someone who never identified himself as a reporter) at the Toronto Film Festival last week, I was asked about this beloved actor. It was never my intention to make an official statement about his passing," said Somers. "I was not informed or aware I was being interviewed. I would never have been so insensitive as to offer a public statement so close to his untimely passing. I sincerely apologize if my comment has caused any additional pain to his family during this difficult time. I send my deepest condolences for their loss."
Somers, of all people, should have been more sensitive about her comments. Does she not realize anything a celeb says these days ends up on the Internet?
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