WHOOPI Goldberg ended an emotional moment between her co-stars.
Keke Palmer (29), who previously appeared on the jury as a guest star, returned to “The View” yesterday.
Additionally, in 2019-20, Keke was a permanent co-host on the daytime television show GMA3: Strahan, Sara & Keke alongside Michael Strahan, 51, and Sara Haines, 45.
The show has now been renamed GMA3: What You Need to Know, with Dr. Jen Ashton, Eva Pilgrim, and DeMarco Morgan.
For her exciting return to The View, Whoopi Goldberg announced after a commercial break, “Look, the only way to do that is to come out and say, This is Keke Palmer!”
Then the 67-year-old turned to the wings and commanded: “Get your butt out!”
Nope actress Keke received a standing ovation from the audience as they entered, then walked around the panel of judges to hug each presenter.
The TV and film star chatted happily to the women around her, then asked how they were doing.
Sara, overcome with emotion, said softly, “You’re a mom,” while wiping a tear from her eye.
Presenter Whoopi put her hand on Sara’s back and warned, “Don’t start, don’t start crying.”
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Sara then argued, “I’m so proud of her.”
After the live show, Sara also posted an adorable photo to Instagram of herself and Keke hugging on set, writing, “Reunited with my girl.”
In February, Keke welcomed their first child with her boyfriend Darius Jackson.
The Hustlers actress embraced it Instagram to share the news with fans along with various photos of her sweet baby sleeping peacefully.
She wrote: “Hey son! Only 48 years old because I am a parent!”
“Born during Black History Month, with a fitting name,” she added, along with a quick clip of the new parents and their baby boy in the hospital.
Keke continued with the reveal of his name: “Leodis Andrellton Jackson, welcome to the world baby Leo.”
She also joked, “I don’t hide the world from my son, I hide my son from the world.”
The View Whoopis executives are reportedly fed up with so-called toxic behavior and have asked her to leave the show.
A source shared: “Whoopi seems to be constantly picking fights. She makes things very toxic.
“It is clear that she is very unhappy. Everyone is begging her to step down for her and for the show.”
An insider told Radar Online in December that executives are “sick of Whoopi’s constant on-air episodes and believe they drive viewers away.”
The insider also said Whoopi was struggling with her physical health due to the stress of work.
The explained: “Her health has suffered and she always seems up for a fight. To the point where the constant fighting is literally killing them.”