Whoopi Goldberg apologises for using offensive slur on The View

As part of a discussion about former U.S. president Donald Trump's alleged affair with Stormy Daniels on Wednesday's episode of the talk show, the actress/TV personality referenced the "people who still believe that he got g***ed somehow in the (2020) election". The word carries negative connotations in relation to people of Romani heritage and is now considered to be outdated and derogatory. After the episode aired, producers posted a video online in which Whoopi issued an apology. "You know, when you're a certain age, you use the words that you know from when you were a kid..."