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‘The View’ sketch takes on Joy Behar-Meghan McCain spat

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Actress and comedian Whoopi Goldberg surprised her fellow “The View” co-hosts with a visit to the set. Goldberg revealed she was deathly ill with pneumonia in March.
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“Saturday Night Live” gave its point of − well, view − on this week’s latest “The View” altercation.

In real life: co-host Joy Behar argued that financial aid is the best way to keep Central Americans from fleeing north: “Keep them there, happy, solvent. Give them a house, give them food. Help them, help their children, stop the crime rates (from climbing).”

When co-host Meghan McCain tried to interject, Behar said, “I listened to you, let me finish,” prompting her colleague to remind her, “Part of your job is to listen to me.”

In the “Saturday Night Live” edition, Aidy Bryant’s Meghan McCain called herself the princess of Arizona. Kate McKinnon’s Behar tries to engage with her, though the two just interrupt each other. “Well can you let me talk because it’s actually your job to listen to me,” Bryant says.

Cecily Strong’s Abby Huntsman couldn’t help but eat popcorn amid the drama. Melissa Villaseñor’s Ana Navarro filmed it on her phone.

“We’re not gonna do this,” Leslie Jones’ Whoopi Goldberg, who tried to break up the situation by spraying from a squirt bottle, reminds the group. “This is ‘The View,’ we are five best friends with nothing in common.”

Emma Stone later joined the group as former “The View” co-host Jenny McCarthy, where chaos obviously ensued.

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Contributing: Jayme Deerwester

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