03/10/2014 10:27 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Why I'm So Comfortable Speaking My Mind, From Whoopi Goldberg (VIDEO)

When asked speaking her mind and where her confidence comes from, Whoopi Goldberg had a fascinating answer to share with us.

Whoopi told us that from a very young age, her mother always inspired her to speak her mind. “I was raised with options,” Whoopi told us. “She always says that if you don’t mind the fact that some people won’t like the things you do or say, then you can live with it and speak your mind.”

For more about Whoopi's life and career, see the slideshow below:

Life And Career Of Whoopi Goldberg

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