The View’s Joy Behar is facing backlash for asking people to “go out” with the family this Thanksgiving

one of my hosts the view She was criticized online after urging close LGBTQ members to “go out” to their families during Thanksgiving Holiday.

Joy Behar, 79, one of the four hosts of the talk show, was discussing the frightening political conversations families get into on Thanksgiving with… Whoopi Goldberg When she said she welcomes contentious discussions during Wednesday episode.

Then she suddenly said, “I would suggest everyone to come out to your family on Thanksgiving,” Behar said. Just get out! See what happens!

Her classmates seemed puzzled, as Whoopi Goldberg joked, “Come on…the door?”

Megan McCain looked even more confused and just said, “I can’t follow this conversation.”

Joy Behar told gays to “go out” for their family members during the holiday

Behar left her classmates visibly confused because she said she wanted people to be themselves

Behar left her classmates visibly confused because she said she wanted people to be themselves

Whoopi Goldberg tried to change the comment while Megan McCain refused to join

Whoopi Goldberg tried to change the comment while Megan McCain refused to join

Behar, who has championed LGBTQ rights in the past and won a GLAAD award in 2010, said she wants people to be their true selves and not hide.

“Don’t let anyone tell you who you should be,” Behar said.

However, the comment came on a deafening tone as many people criticized Bihar for telling them what to do, unaware of the repercussions they could face when they go out to their families.

Twitter user Francesca Muir described the talk show host as “far from reality” on Twitter.

Don’t realize this could be too dangerous for some people to come out… who are you to make that decision… you won’t bear the consequences… if they want to, they decide/ U don’t, Muir wrote.

One Twitter user named Handle @JoePG wrote, “I can’t tell if it’s encouraging or threatening people.”

Another user named Zad Efron tweeted: Now that I’ve got Joy’s blessing, I think I’m ready to get out.

Many were quick to criticize the talk show host for her deaf comments about

Many were quick to criticize the talk show host for her deaf comments about ‘getting out’

As someone by the name of Shania Twink tweeted, “A lot of people are going to disown this week.”

Twitter user @bthyle noted Goldberg’s uncomfortable reaction to Behar’s comment.

“Why don’t we come out as actors who want a whoppy job?”

Another person on Twitter by the name of Luv mocked Behar and urged people to document their experiences with her advice.

That’s right, kids. Don’t forget to use #JoyBeharComeOutChallenge when you post their reactions, Luv wrote.

Twitter user Wally Bee simply wrote, “It’s spoken by someone who really has no idea what that means.”

Another user @fval_1 tweeted that the holiday doesn’t need more splits.

“Are politics and vaccines insufficient to generate controversy?”

A Twitter user who goes by the name of handle mandagrl2 tweeted to Behar, telling her “You, old white woman, rich, right, you want people to show up today ‘just because’? It shows how far away you are. Really.”

People joked about Bihar's strange suggestion and blamed her for being out of step

People joked about Bihar’s strange suggestion and blamed her for being out of step

Although the holiday season can bring joy, it can also bring sadness to members of the LGBTQ community, some of whom celebrate the holiday with friends rather than family members, The New York Times mentioned.

Zacharia Gonzalez, a gay man, told The Times that his family disowned him in 2004 after he came to them during Thanksgiving dinner.

His father emailed him later that day telling him to never call his family until he receives “treatment” for being gay.

It was these kinds of facts that sparked the backlash against Bihar. This was not the first time Bihar had criticized his actions.

Earlier this year, Behar had to apologize for a joke about Karl Nessib, a gay NFL player for the Las Vegas Raiders, intruder mentioned.

Behar faced backlash earlier this year when he made a joke on the account of Kar Nesib, a gay NFL player from the Las Vegas Raiders.

Behar faced backlash earlier this year when he made a joke on the account of Kar Nesib, a gay NFL player from the Las Vegas Raiders.

Many took to Twitter to call on the talk show host to quit because of the joke

Many took to Twitter to call on the talk show host to quit because of the joke

Bihar also faced a backlash last year when stories surfaced about her wearing a black face"

Bihar also faced a backlash last year when stories surfaced about her ‘wearing a black face’.

When opinion was discussing his exit on Instagram, Behar, confused by the sport’s technical jargon, said, “Anna, after they said break through the finish zone, they lost me!”

The joke sparked a storm of criticism against Bihar, with many on Twitter calling for her to resign.

In her apology, Behar wrote, “I just long for the day you can be gay in the world and it doesn’t become such a big deal,” she said. By the way, that inappropriate joke you told the daytime TV? Scratch it. Believe me, I never said it.

Bihar has also faced a wave of backlash in recent years for allegedly wearing a ‘black face’ when she was 29 years old. Washington PostR. reported.

She once brought up the incident on a 2016 episode of The View, where she showed off a photo of herself with dark skin and short dark curly hair, saying that she was dressed as a “beautiful African woman.”

Behar repeatedly denied the accusations of wearing blackface and got support from Goldberg when the stories resurfaced during The View’s interview with then-President Donald Trump in 2019.

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