Hostin Defends Behar After Guest Brings Up ‘Blackface’


“The View” hosts Sunny Hostin and Joy Behar confronted off with visitor Kim Klacik on Friday, arguing with the Republican congressional candidate after she introduced up a photo from the early ’70s of Behar in blackface.

Behar informed Klacik, a Black Republican who helps President Donald Trump, that she ought to maintain the president extra accountable for the way the coronavirus pandemic response has performed out in America and particularly in marginalized communities.

“Is this Joy talking? The similar Joy that paraded round in blackface not too way back? Come on Joy, I don’t suppose you need to be asking these questions,” Klacik mentioned.

Behar responded rapidly that the Black neighborhood had her again and knew she was paying “homage” along with her decades-old costume that consisted of, in her phrases, “darker” make-up and her personal curly hair.

“The Black neighborhood has my again as effectively,” mentioned Klacik, who’s operating for Maryland’s seventh congressional district after successful the Republican major in June.

That caught Hostin’s consideration. “The Black neighborhood has your again? The Black neighborhood has your again? The Black neighborhood didn’t vote for you. The Black neighborhood didn’t vote for you. What planet are you residing on? What planet are you residing on?” she demanded.

“Wow,” Hostin, who is Afro Latina, added as she spun round in her chair.

Klacik will face Rep. Kweisi Mfume, who was elected in April to fill the seat left vacant after the loss of life of Elijah Cummings.

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