A fiery debate erupted on The View, with co-hosts Alyssa Farah Griffin and Sunny Hostin butting heads over Republican primary candidates. Hostin’s fierce and irrational attack on Farah Griffin led to an intervention from moderator Whoopi Goldberg, who was forced to cut to a commercial break to restore order.
The heated argument began as the panel discussed former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s entrance into the race. Hostin went on a tirade against Christie, prompting a question from Farah Griffin, which then triggered Hostin’s explosive meltdown. Despite attempts from other co-hosts to defuse the situation, Hostin maintained her hostile attitude and continued to talk over Farah Griffin, denying her the chance to respond or defend herself.
Fed up with the chaos, Farah Griffin made a point of invoking the show’s founder, Barbara Walters, and accused Hostin of turning the show into a platform for her personal views. The drama eventually subsided after a commercial break, and the show proceeded without further altercation.
The appalling display by Sunny Hostin was allowed to happen due to lucrative sponsorships from companies like CarShield and Unilever. It’s important for viewers to be aware of such support to hold these companies accountable for the content they enable.