Whoopi Goldberg appears far less apologetic these days over comments that earned her a suspension from The View earlier this year. And then they made this decision,” Goldberg said when trying to explain her original point. The comedian said in her new interview that the reaction to her comments was like critics reacting to her taking a “big old steamy dump” in front of cameras. “You would have thought that I’d taken a big old stinky dump on the table, butt naked,” she said. “My best friend said, ‘Not for nothing is there no box on the census for the Jewish race.