VP Pence: Joy Behar called and apologized so I forgave her

Joy Behar in Manhattan

"You know, I give Joy Behar a lot of credit", Pence told Fox News' Sean Hannity in an interview airing Monday night.

Vice President Mike Pence told Fox News' Sean Hannity on Monday that ABC News star Joy Behar called him to apologize for mocking his Christian faith - and he urged her to apologize to "tens of millions of Americans who were equally offended" during the conversation.

Behar caused a fair bit of commotion recently after she snarked about some gossip former White House aide Omarosa Manigault shared about Pence during her participation on Big Brother.

Multiple reports revealed that Iger was asked during the company's shareholder meeting on Thursday about the controversial tirade of Behar against the United States vice president during the daytime talk show where told her co-hosts that Pence's faith is a "mental illness" during the show's February 13 broadcast.

"Look, but I said to Joy, of course, I forgive you".

Behar ended up drawing a connection between Pence's Christianity and mental illness on The View, which generated considerable outrage among conservative corners.

Day 6 Budget session: Lok Sabha business washed out
The second part of the budget session of Parliament began on March 5 after a month-long recess and would conclude on April 6. Several opposition parities including, the Congress and the TMC raised the similar issue in Lok Sabha as well.

Colombia heads to polls in first election since FARC peace process
His own Party of National Unity, which was the biggest political movement in the outgoing congress, finished fifth overall. The goal now: "to win", Petro wrote in a Tweet Sunday night. "Our results were very positive", Petro told his followers.

WalletHub Survey: Santa Clarita is 16th Happiest City in USA
With March 20 being the National Day of Happiness, the survey aimed to find out whether or not money buys happiness or not. Columbia ranked between Madison, Wisconsin which came in eleventh and San Francisco, California which ranked thirteenth.

"I don't know that I want my vice president, um - speaking in tongues and having Jesus speak to him", co-host Sunny Hostin said.

Pence described Behar's comments as an example of "religious intolerance" and an "insult" to many Americans who are faithful.

"It's one thing to talk to Jesus, it's another thing when Jesus talks to you", Behar said at the time. "Specifically, do you think, like Mrs. Hostin and Mrs. Behar, that the Christian faith is akin to a risky mental illness?" "That's called mental illness, if I'm not correct, hearing voices".

"I just think it demonstrates how out-of-touch some in the mainstream media are with the faith and values of the American people", he said.

Meanwhile, there was a pressure campaign started by the Media Research Center over Behar's comments which resulted in tens of thousands of calls to ABC. Pence was asked about it and responded by calling out ABC.

A rep for Behar wasn't immediately available for comment. Iger revealed in his response to that question that Behar had personally apologized to Pence. "He encouraged her to make the same apology publicly on the show that she did privately to him".

Related:

  • TV host Aditya Narayan arrested for rash driving

    TV host Aditya Narayan arrested for rash driving

    Aditya has been at the centre of another controversy before, when he had misbehaved with the staff of Indigo staff few months ago. Aditya was taken to the Police Station located at Versova and is likely to be summoned for investigations on Tuesday.
    Watch Tommy Wiseau's Very Strange Audition Tape to Be the Next Joker

    Watch Tommy Wiseau's Very Strange Audition Tape to Be the Next Joker

    The Hangover's Todd Phillips will direct the yet-to-be-titled film, with Martin Scorsese acting as Executive Producer. He reads lines from both 1989's Batman and 2008's The Dark Knight , all with that thick "New Orleans" accent.

    WWE Fastlane 2018 Results/Review; WrestleMania 34 Matches Now Set

    Ruby Riott was assisted by her team members Liv Morgan and Sarah Logan as they appear on the ringside in middle of the match. After a blockbuster pay per view in the form of Fastlane , two matches have been added to the Wrestlemania card.
  • How Home-based Business Can Benefit from Coworking Spaces

    More so, it can encourage productivity by being able to lessen boredom since you will be surrounded by people you can talk to. It Fits the Bill According to statistics, self-employment is on the rise, increasing by as much as 40% in the U.S . by 2020.
    Bills have 'some interest' in QB Sam Bradford — NFL free agency

    Bills have 'some interest' in QB Sam Bradford — NFL free agency

    He spent the 2017 season with the Minnesota Vikings and threw for 3,547 yards and 22 touchdowns against seven interceptions. The Denver Broncos have apparently worked out their quarterback situation ahead of the official start of free agency.
    Dallas Firefighter Is Among the 5 Killed in NYC Helicopter Crash

    Dallas Firefighter Is Among the 5 Killed in NYC Helicopter Crash

    Argentina's NY consulate said Monday that Carla Vallejos Blanco was one of the victims in the crash Sunday night. The other hit the water shortly after takeoff on a sightseeing flight, injuring six tourists and the pilot .
  • Lowry scores 30, Raptors end Rockets' win streak at 17 games

    Lowry scores 30, Raptors end Rockets' win streak at 17 games

    Brooklyn is 3-17 in its last 20 games since Spencer Dinwiddie's winning shot beat Detroit on January 21. Warney has averaged 20 points in 40 games for the Mavericks' G-League affiliate, the Texas Legends.
    Neymar Jr May Have Played His Last Game For PSG

    Neymar Jr May Have Played His Last Game For PSG

    The Brazil worldwide is now recovering from foot surgery having missed Paris Saint-Germain's second leg against Real Madrid . Coutinho would be happy to link up with Neymar at the Camp Nou in the future, echoing the recent sentiments of Ivan Rakitic .
    Gabi urges Antoine Griezmann to honour Atletico Madrid shirt

    Gabi urges Antoine Griezmann to honour Atletico Madrid shirt

    Sevilla stayed fifth but 11 points behind Valencia in the fight for a Champions League spot next season. I want to reach the final five rounds with chances. "If that happens, we will talk of something else".
  • Aston Villa v Wolves: Home side can spring a surprise

    Aston Villa v Wolves: Home side can spring a surprise

    As for the visitors on Tuesday night, Ian Halloway's QPR side have spent the majority of this campaign stuck in limbo. Former Sunderland player Michael Gray has tipped Cardiff City to beat Aston Villa and Fulham to automatic promotion .
    Soler leaves Yates behind to win Paris-Nice

    Soler leaves Yates behind to win Paris-Nice

    Soler's name now features in the Paris-Nice records alongside Spanish greats such as Miguel Indurain and Alberto Contador.

    Money Saving Tips for Business Owners

    JJBender.com is a trustworthy and reputable source of used office equipment that offers a wide variety of products. And in today’s economy, every small business owner is looking for ways to save money and reduce expenses.

Comments

Latest news

Nicole Kidman partners with David E. Kelley on new HBO series
Abrams' Demimonde , Jordan Peele's Lovecraft Country, True Detective, Sharp Objects, The Deuce and Here and Now, among others. Kidman won an Emmy for her performance in Big Little Lies . "I loved this book", added Kelley in a statement.

Xi welcomes N.Korea talks
The story so far: President Donald Trump accepted North Korea's invitation for direct talks with Kim Jong Un , to be held by May. Shah offered no commitment that Trump would raise the issue with Kim of releasing three Americans now held by North Korea.

BYU gets NIT bid for third straight year, will play at Stanford
The Huskers went 22-10 this season, including a 13-5 record in the Big Ten, but they didn't really have any big wins. Arizona State is 21-12 going into the NCAA Tournament and got into the postseason as a Pac-12 at-large team .

(INTC) Shares Bought by Sii Investments Inc. WI
Delphi Management Inc increased its stake in Argan (AGX) by 53.09% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. In other Intel news, EVP Navin Shenoy sold 8,967 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Monday, February 26th.

Kim meeting only if N. Korea fulfills promises: White House
Kim has pushed his isolated nation closer to having a nuclear-tipped missile that can strike the U.S. mainland. Even as the world reacts, North Korea has maintained silence, not responding to Trump's announcement last week.

West Indies to play 3 T20s in Karachi next month
Karachi will also host the PSL final on March 25, while Lahore will host two play-off games on March 20 and 21. Najam Sethi announced on Sunday that West Indies cricket board has been agreed to play T20 series in Pakistan.

Tata to sell $1.25 billion stake in TCS to pay debt
That would be a discount of 4.2 to 5.9 percent to TCS's Monday closing price of 3,052.15 rupees. At 10.40 am, shares of TCS were down 4.8% at Rs 2,905.80 on the National Stock Exchange.

Oil edges up on reduced United States drilling activity, booming job market
Brent sweet crude was at 65.70 dollars per barrel, up 21 cents, or 0.3 per cent, from their previous close. Brent crude, which is the global benchmark of crude oil , had opened 2018 at $64.73.

The Switch Parental Controls App Might Have Revealed System Firmware 5.0.0
Settings made using this app will now be synced to the Nintendo Switch console even when it is in sleep mode. If your Nintendo Switch is connected to the internet, your console will download the update automatically.

Ziopharm Oncology In (ZIOP): Stock Overview
Welles Wilder, the Relative Strength Index (RSI ) is a momentum oscillator that gauges the speed and change of price movements. Raymond James Financial reaffirmed a "hold" rating on shares of ZIOPHARM Oncology in a report on Monday, December 11th.

QB Kirk Cousins could get massive offer from Arizona Cardinals
If the Broncos had that kind of quarterback play a year ago , I don't think we'd be talking about a five-win team. It feels like the quarterback dominoes will fall after Kirk Cousins makes his decision.

Hillary Clinton: United States "doesn't deserve Trump"
In addition, Clinton said President Trump ran "the first reality TV campaign", and was the first "reality TV candidate". Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said United States does not deserve Donald Trump as a leader.

Coutinho would welcome Neymar back to Barcelona: Arthur...?
Barca coach Ernesto Valverde called the rumours "fantasy" on Friday but Rakitic was more welcoming to the idea of the Brazil global coming back to the club.

Roger Federer is stunned by Guillermo Canas after 41 wins
Federer returned to stadium court on Sunday afternoon and needed an hour to close out his second-round victory 6-3, 7-6 (8/6). South African seventh seed Kevin Anderson also prevailed in his second round match, 7-5 6-4 over Russian Evgeny Donskoy .

The Essentials of Being an Eco-Friendly Hotel
Conserve Energy Lights, water heaters, and air conditioning units, among other things, consume the most electricity in hotels. Through these actions, the hotel can build a better name by showing its clients how it values environmental sustainability.

Other news