WHOOPI GOLDBERG: The Defender of Famous Rapists and Other Horrible Things


In a very brief segment, introduced without comment, Last Week Tonight host John Oliver took a dig at The View host Whoopi Goldberg for her tendency to give the benefit of the doubt — in spite of overwhelming evidence — to famous celebrities and friends accused of terrible acts.

Goldberg recently took fire for continuing to defend Bill Cosby from accusations of rape despite recently released court documents where the comedian testified under oath that he gave Quaaludes to at least one woman he had sex with.

Goldberg explained that Cosby “has not been proven a rapist,” in a court of law, later stating, “Save your texts, save your nasty comments, I don’t care,” as criticism of her comments rolled in.

Read more: rawstory.com

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