Posted on Mon Oct 3, 2011 02:50 PM PDT
On Monday, the ladies of The View butted heads when discussing the controversy surrounding possible GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry hunting at a camp named "N-----head."
Whoopi Goldberg said the word, then Barbara Walters did (watch above.) ABC bleeped it out each time. Sherri Shepherd was immediately offended when Walters used the word. She said:
- " ... there's a difference between the way you [Barbara] and Whoopi say it. When I heard you [Whoopi] say it, it was fine. When I heard you [Barbara] say it, I didn't like the way you said it! Because when you say it ... it's something that goes through my body ... ."
Walters responded, "Forgive me if I didn't say it in exactly the same way." But Shepherd wouldn't let the topic go -- she continued:
- "Even if you did you still wouldn't have said it the right way. It's nothing on you, Barbara, it's nothing on you ... When you say the word, I don't like it. When white people say it, it brings up feelings in me."
Shepherd said no white person should ever say the word.
Do you think it's alright for white people to use the N word?
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