The View: Private Practice‘s KaDee Strickland
Private Practice‘s KaDee Strickland co-hosted in Barbara Walters’ place. She brought Southern charm to The View.
The View: Racist VW Super Bowl Commercial
Some reporters are calling VW’s new Super Bowl commercial racist for its portrayal of Jamaicans. The advertisement shows a man going around his office telling people to “Get Happy” in a Jamaican accent. Supporters of the ad are saying it just shows that Caribbean people aren’t stressed like others.
Whoopi took offense when one critic called the ad “black face with voices.” There are many white people who grew up in the Caribbean. KaDee said that the man in the ad is promoting joy.
Elizabeth said that she doesn’t like to watch sports with her kids around because the commercials are not always family friendly. Many people watch the Super Bowl simply for the commercials.
The View: Snooki Gives Birth On TV
In this week’s episode of Snooki & JWoww, Snooki showed the world the birth of her son, Lorenzo. The funny things was that she was in full makeup while giving birth. Whoopi said she doesn’t want to see babies being born on television. Kourtney Kardashian gave birth to her son on television, but Kim Kardashian said she will not be giving birth in front of the cameras.
The View: Math Teacher Suspended Over Twitter Account
A 23 year-old high math teacher in Colorado was suspended over inappropriate content on her Twitter account. She posted about using drugs and alcohol and inappropriate photos on the account. She defended herself by saying the posts were not made during class hours. The kids were able to access the photos and posts. Elizabeth said that the teacher needed to be held to the same standards as the students. It doesn’t help the student learn when they don’t respect the teacher.