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ABC: Whoopi Goldberg Farting on 'The View' Was a Joke

December 17, 2011 (1:42 am) GMT
While the 'Sister Act' actress quickly admitted she 'blew a little frog out of there' when interviewing Claire Danes, the network says, 'Every time there is a fun noise she pretends it was her.'

apparently isn't hesitant to embarrass herself to stir things up. The co-host of "" admitted to have ripped major fart on the daytime talk show, but ABC later claimed she was just kidding. "It was a joke. Every time there is a fun noise she pretends it was her," so the network's executives tell The Huffington Post.

On Friday morning, December 16, Goldberg and other "The View" co-hosts were interviewing about her Showtime's series "" when a loud sound of what seems to be a fart distracted their conversation. "How polite!" said Danes with a laugh before Goldberg quickly claimed the sound came from her, "Oh, excuse me! I think I just blew a little frog out of there!"

It was not the first time Goldberg admitted to have farted on TV show. Back in May, the Alice of "" said she let out the gas also on "The View", telling the guest Dr. Oz that there "is more room out than in."

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