Two sponsors drop ‘The View’ for hosts’ lame nurse jokes

Hosts of "The View" poked fun at Miss Colorado Kelley Johnson's performance during the 2016 Miss America Pageant.
Hosts of “The View” poked fun at Miss Colorado Kelley Johnson’s performance during the 2016 Miss America Pageant. (Photo courtesy Fox News)


The hosts of “The View” were forced to do some damage-control on Friday after two sponsors — Johnson & Johnson and Eggland’s Best — dropped their ads from the show following jokes that hosts Joy Behar and Michelle Collins made about the nursing profession.

As the opening credits for the show rolled, an announcer revealed Friday’s show would include “real-life nurses are giving us a look at the life-saving role they play every day.”


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Freddie Allen is the National News Editor for the NNPA News Wire and BlackPressUSA.com. 200-plus Black newspapers. 20 million readers. You should follow Freddie on Twitter and Instagram @freddieallenjr.

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