07/23/2014 10:50 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Jenny McCarthy Suggests Hillary Clinton Might Be A Lesbian

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Jenny McCarthy only has a short time left on "The View," but she is certainly making waves before her exit.

On Tuesday's episode of "The View," McCarthy suggested Hillary Clinton might be a lesbian. The remark came up during a discussion about Ronald Kessler's new book, The First Family Detail: Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of Presidents. The book claims Bill Clinton has a mistress nicknamed "The Energizer," according to the New York Post.

"I see former President William Clinton [and] he always seems to be so in love with his wife," co-host Sherri Shepherd said. "They've weathered so many storms together."

"Well, maybe he has his girlfriends and she has her girlfriends, you never know," McCarthy added, smiling. "Maybe they have an arrangement."

Shepherd chided McCarthy for "putting stuff out there." Co-host Whoopi Goldberg dismissed the speculation.

"No matter what you do, you can't get between [the Clintons]," Goldberg said. "They are husband and wife. They have been married. And as you said, Sherri, they have weathered a whole bunch of stuff."

Conservatives have touted the Hillary Clinton lesbian rumor in the past. Last year, the American Family Association's anti-gay host Bryan Fischer said she "could be our first lesbian president.” In April, Glenn Beck said "Hillary Clinton will be having sex with a woman on the ... White House desk if it becomes popular."

TMZ reported McCarthy was fired from "The View" in June. The former Playboy Playmate confirmed her departure last week but said she decided to leave the ABC talk show because she wasn't "allowed to be the best of me here."



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