05/08/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Whoopi Goldberg Disses Writer's Scripted Joke On "The View" (VIDEO)

Tuesday on "The View" Whoopi Goldberg ran into trouble reading from a scripted cue card. The show was going to announce the Daytime Emmy Award nominees, and a "View" writer had the misfortune of trying to script a joke into a segue from the soap awards to Obama. Whoopi wouldn't have any of it! "If I'm gonna do i a joke, I will do a joke. This to me is not a joking matter." Ouch!

Hear Joy laugh, imagine the cowering writer and watch: