Joy Behar returned to The View following every week off from the discuss present. The comic had been in self-quarantine following the coronavirus outbreak within the U.S. After it was reported that folks over the age of 60 years previous are in the next danger group, Behar determined to isolate and observe social distancing.
Behar broadcasted from her residence and gave an replace about what she had been as much as throughout her week off.
“Here’s the thing. This type of restfulness is exhausting for me,” she mentioned. “I’m more lethargic than normal. I have not been able to maintain six feet distance from my refrigerator, I can emerge from this debacle morbidly obese, it’s possible.”
The 77-year-old co-host continued speaking about her actions at residence whereas in isolation with out lacking a beat to be humorous.
“My activities included giving a bubble bath to Bernie, my dog, and eggplant — you’re supposed to bubble bath your vegetables too,” she continued. “There was a Zoom session last night with people that I normally have great conversations with. I had a glass a wine and I totally fell asleep. I mean, I can’t even get myself aroused to get out of the house and clean up, which I have been forcing myself to do.”
However, there was one individual that didn’t let Behar relaxation and solely made her offended by his dealing with of the pandemic.
“I find it very annoying, very enervating and my hatred for Trump is increasing on a regular basis,” she additionally mentioned.
Whoopi Goldberg additionally isolates herself
After Behar took a depart from the present, Whoopi Goldberg adopted the following week. It was final Wednesday when the EGOT legend began moderating the daytime present from her residence in New Jersey.
“This is what we call responsible social distancing,” Goldberg mentioned in a dwell feed. “So I went to the doctor yesterday to check myself out just to make sure and he gives me the all-clear to go to work. I’m getting ready to do it and then I start hearing these inconsistent messages from everyone.”
Goldberg finally determined to remain residence after conflicting restrictions from the mayor of New York City and the governor of New York state.
“I just felt like if I was going to really try to figure out whether it was OK to come in … until they can get themselves together, the governor and the mayor, I should not go in. That’s why I’m still here. I am healthy. My doctor was very annoyed with me. He’s like, ‘I just gave you the OK, why are you back?’ I said, ‘because I need the OK-OK.’ So he gave me the OK-OK,” she added.
Meghan McCain additionally co-hosting from residence
Although Meghan McCain was absent from The View on Monday, she mentioned she could be doing the present from residence. This got here up after she introduced she was pregnant and anticipating a child together with her husband.
“My husband Ben and I have been blessed to find out I’m pregnant,” she wrote in a letter posted on Twitter. “Although this isn’t how I expected to announce my pregnancy, both we and our families are excited to share the news with you all.”
“I consulted with my doctors and they advised me that for the safety of our baby and myself, I should be extra vigilant about limiting the amount of people we come in contact with,” she added. “Starting instantly, I’ll be becoming a member of the tens of millions of Americans who’re self-isolating as a precaution to stop the unfold of COVID-19. As a result, I shall be showing on The View from residence by way of satellite tv for pc.”
The present can have three common hosts in and out quarantine, whereas Sunny Hostin continues to co-host from the ABC studios. Sara Haines has been visitor co-hosting since Behar introduced her self-isolation.
The View airs weekdays at 11 a.m. ET and 10 a.m. CT/PT.