Joy Behar Darkened Skin To Dress As 'African Woman' For Halloween

Sergio Cunningham
February 8, 2019

At the time, the crowd and her co-hosts seemed to enjoy the blast from the past, but former cast member Raven Simone poked a bit of fun at the inappropriate moment.

"I was so cute", Behar said in the 2016 clip. "Joy ... are you my auntie?!" In the photo, a young Behar can be seen with a curly coif and a decidedly darker skin tone. "I went as a attractive African woman". "Do you have tanning lotion on?"

"I had makeup that was a little bit darker than my skin", Behar explained.

"I don't see how that is racist on Halloween", said Kelly, remarking on a cast member from Bravo's Real Housewives of NY getting into trouble for dressing up as legendary singer Diana Ross.

Democratic Attorney General Mark Herring, who had called on Northam to step down, released a statement Wednesday that he also wore blackface in college.

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She said she used dark makeup to help with her "costume" and that the curly hair was her own.

"What is racist?" she asked "Because truly you do get in trouble if you are a white person who puts on blackface at Halloween or a black person who puts on whiteface for Halloween". Behar is 76 years old today. Conservative blogger Matt Walsh wrote, "Megyn Kelly was sacked from her show for asking a hypothetical question about blackface".

ABC News' "The View" co-host Joy Behar remained stone silent Thursday regarding old footage of her donned in blackface that was unearthed this week as similar images have caused outrage and derailed careers. "Joy Behar actually wore blackface, and admitted it, and showed a picture of it on TV, yet she still has her job".

Some people have pounced on Behar since the photo resurfaced. "That's exactly what Joy Behar did". Some are calling it a "non-controversy" and saying that Trump supporters must not know "what blackface is".

During the morning show on Thursday, Behar and the other co-hosts did not address the issue.

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