November 18, 2019
EGOT WINNER WHOOPI GOLDBERG SHARES WHY LIVING ALONE WORKS FOR HER ON TODAY’S
Plus, The Show Kicks Off “Throwback Week” With A Surprise Visit From Legendary Talk-Show Host Sally Jessy Raphael
Credit: Walt Disney Television/Lou Rocco
Legendary EGOT winner and fellow daytime talk show host, Whoopi Goldberg (“The View”) joined the November 18 edition of “Tamron Hall” to discuss her new book "The Unqualified Hostess" and the upcoming release of her holiday sweater line for Zappos.com. During their chat, Whoopi opened up about her conscious choice to live alone with her 20 year old cat, Oliver, saying, “When you make a commitment to live with someone else, it’s a commitment to ask their opinion and listen and work it out with them. I don’t want to do that. I don’t want to share money. I know it’s terrible but I don’t want to.” She went on to describe how she prefers to dedicate her time to her daughter and grandchildren. When Tamron asked about the inspiration behind her new book,Whoopi shared that it was her antisocial tendencies that prompted her to start having dinner parties.
Tamron asked the comedian if she’s living the life she always saw for herself. Whoopi explained how she imagined herself opening a studio, similar to the one Tyler Perry just opened saying, “I kinda thought I would be Tyler Perry, but I’m glad, really, that I wasn’t. I wanted to open up a studio. I wanted to do that, but I just never made the dough…. And I don't want you to take it the wrong way. They paid me really well. And they still do, but I was a person with a family so I had to take care of my family and all that.” While discussing her upcoming return to the stage for “Sister Act” in London, Whoopi said that the overwhelming response from fans prompted Disney to consider making a “Sister Act 3” film, something she thinks the world could use right now: “One and Two did a lot for folks. And I just feel like there’s a lot of bad stuff in the world, what’s wrong with some nuns and people singing?” WATCH CLIPS HERE
Later, Tamron kicked off “Throwback Week,” a week dedicated to some of the most unforgettable actors, musicians and entertainers who have impacted pop culture, with a surprise appearance by Sally Jessy Raphael. As one of the first women to have her own syndicated talk show, the 84-year-old weighed in on her thoughts on today’s daytime landscape, sharing, “I think you’re [Tamron] good. I think there are a lot that are not. I think it lost its way somehow, somewhere. Maybe the pie has too many slices in it.” When asked about the secret to her 50+ year marriage, Sally revealed, “The secret is that we are really brought up, at least in my age and maybe even now, to get a guy that’s two inches taller, two years older, two thousand dollars richer, two years more school.. That he should be there. You know, have that over you. And the answer is that we’re out there looking for that and we shouldn’t. We should marry our best friend.” WATCH CLIPS HERE
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“Tamron Hall” (tamronhallshow.com), broadcasting from New York City, features a dynamic mix of live and taped shows. From the deeply moving to the purely fun, the nationally syndicated show is a daily destination for all things topical and a platform for viewers to connect with the people who are shaping our world through meaningful, engaging and entertaining conversations. As a new mom, a newlywed and a new force in Daytime, proving you can accomplish anything at any age, Tamron Hall brings a refreshing, relatable, unpredictable and unstoppable voice to television. “Tamron Hall” is executive produced by Bill Geddie and Tamron Hall. Talia Parkinson-Jones is co-executive producer.
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