Joy Behar was forced to apologize on Tuesday’s episode of her ABC talk show “The View” after she falsely claimed that Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett is a member of a Christian “hate group.”
“I have to clarify something I said yesterday,” Behar said at the start of the show. “I want to correct something I said on air when I stated that People of Praise had been deemed a hate group.”
“I just got them mixed up with another group. It was inaccurate,” she added. “So I don’t think that’s right that I should – I have to say, you know, sorry about that.”
Behar concluded by saying that she “conflated” People of Praise with another group, though she did not reveal which group this would be. Her co-host Whoopi Goldberg tried to lighten the mood by saying that mistakes like this happen, joking that she often confuses Behar with her much-younger co-host Sara Haines.