NEW YORK (CBS SF/AP) — Whoopi Goldberg is blasting a fake-news website that ran a story she claims “endangered” her life.
On Monday, the co-host on “The View” condemned a story that circulated last week falsely claiming that she said Navy SEAL widow Carryn Owens appeared at President Donald Trump’s speech to Congress for the “attention.”READ MORE: SF Restaurant Apologizes for Denying Service to Armed, On-Duty Police Officers
Goldberg said this “horrible lie” jeopardized many great relationships she has with vets and their spouses and that it “endangered” her family’s life and her own.READ MORE: International Travelers Brace For New COVID Testing Requirement
The Underground Report, which has removed the story, calls itself “a news and political satire web publication” reporting “often in semi-real or mostly fictitious ways.”
Unsatisfied with that fine-print disclaimer, Goldberg vowed to take legal action against the Underground Report writer, warning, “I’m gonna get my lawyer and I’m coming for you.”
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