May 29, 2024 12:56 pm

Whoopi Goldberg Defends Blazing Saddles, Rejects Accusations of Racism
Whoopi Goldberg Defends Blazing Saddles, Rejects Accusations of Racism

Whoopi Goldberg Defends Blazing Saddles, Rejects Accusations of Racism

If you have something bad to say about Blazing Saddles, you may have to worry about Whoopi Goldberg coming after you. The veteran actress was speaking with her fellow co-hosts on The View on Wednesday following comments made by Mindy Kaling that The Office would be too problematic to be aired on television today. From there, the topic turned to other titles from the past that have drawn retroactive backlash, and the Mel Brooks comedy classic Blazing Saddles came up as there has been some online criticism over the movie’s “racist” content.

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​Whoopi Goldberg says Blazing Saddles would be a big hit if it was released today, dismissing the notion that the movie is “racist.” Read More