Rosie O’Donnell Slams Brian Williams For “Lance Armstrong Lie” About Helicopter (VIDEO)
Rosie O’Donnell slammed Brian Williams on Thursday’s “The View,” blasting the newsman for spending a decade repeating a made-up story about how he was in a helicopter that took enemy fire in Iraq, and calling his sin a “Lance Armstrong lie.” Her colleague Whoopi Goldberg defended Williams. Watch the video below.
As Gossip Cop reported, the “NBC Nightly News” anchor has admitted he wasn’t actually in a helicopter that came under attack during the 2003 invasion of Iraq, despite telling different versions of that story for more than a decade. Williams is being torn apart for his admission, with some people seeing his previous version of events as an understandable embellishment, but most observers labeling it a “lie.”
O’Donnell said, “I think you would know if you were in a helicopter that’s actually hit by a missile. I don’t think he didn’t remember that, I think he fabricated that story, and the apology seemed a little oddly circuitous.”
She added, “It’s a blatant lie. It’s a Lance Armstrong lie.” Goldberg fired back, “No, it’s not a Lance Armstrong lie. No, no, no.” She explained, “People forget themselves, they get all wrapped up in their story, and sometimes… what is the word?” O’Donnell interjected, “Lying!” They continued to go back and forth. What do you think of the situation? Do you agree with O’Donnell or Goldberg about Williams? Watch the video below.