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Whoopi Goldberg Accused of Being a Liar and a 'Bloated Fartbag' in Wild Fox News Rant

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Sep. 19 2023, Published 7:05 p.m. ET

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Fox News' Lisa Kennedy Montgomery went on a wild rant accusing Whoopi Goldberg of being a liar after The View moderator defended comedian Hasan Minhaj for embellishing stories about real life events in his comedy sets.

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Whoopi Goldberg defended Hasan Minhaj, saying that comics embellish stories because real life wouldn't be as 'interesting.'

"That’s what we do. We tell stories and then we embellish them," Goldberg said, referring to comedians. "If you’re going to hold a comic to the point where you’re going to check up on their stories, you have to understand a lot of it is not the exact thing that happened because why would we tell exactly what happened? It ain’t that interesting."

"There’s information that we will give you as comics that will have grains of truth, but don’t take it to the bank," she noted. "That’s our job, a seed of truth. Sometimes truth and sometimes total BS."

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Hasan Minhaj said that he tells the 'emotional truth' of a story while exaggerating other parts of it.

On the Tuesday, September 19, installment of America Reports, the political commentator — who is widely known as just Kennedy — called the Ghost actress "a bloated fartbag" and claimed that "most of what she says is irrelevant and untrue."

"She was know a lot about spinning falsehoods," Kennedy added.

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Goldberg has moderated 'The View' since 2007.

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However, her rant took a turn when she admitted that she actually agreed with Goldberg in this situation before she began venting about politicians and other public figures.

"The people we should be holding accountable when they lie are people who lie about their heritage, like Elizabeth Warren, or their military service, like Richard Blumenthal," Kennedy continued. "There are plenty of politicians, you know George Santos comes to mind, you know, that professional volleyball player who was a backup dancer for Madonna last week."

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Kennedy ranted about Goldberg on Fox News show 'America Reports'.

"There are a lot of people who gain access to power and, you know, further enrich themselves by lying when they get into politics," she argued, admitting that she doesn't "have a problem with someone who is embellishing to entertain us."

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"It’s not like people are going to his show because he’s raising money to end racism. He’s making people laugh," she said. "And so if he’s stretching the truth or filling it out or adding color to it, I don’t have a problem with that. Like, all is forgiven if it’s funny."

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