Is there anything worse than accidentally spilling something on live TV? Joy Behar fell out of her seat on The View, hitting the ground with a bang.
The co-hosts rushed to her side to help her off the ground, before Goldberg retorted, “These chairs move!”
It’s “happened to all of us at one time or another,” said Sunny Hostin, with Behar immediately following up with: “25 years, that has never happened [to me].” The crowd went crazy over that one.
“Who do I sue?” the 79-year-old continued. “My husband is home laughing, I bet.”
She’s a comedian!
What happened here? Behar explained that after she got settled into her seat, she went flying.
Goldberg made a joke about how it takes a glass of wine to get into the chair.
After Goldberg asked Behar if she was okay, Behar responded with: “I just missed the step, as usual.”
As the show began, the jokes continued. Goldberg made a joke that the hosts were texting before the show, but that wasn’t true.
“Today, I did not trip her. Today,” said Haines.
The conversation took a turn to discuss some of the consequences that can come from falling. That was a point that came up since Bob Saget died of head trauma.
“Well, you know, I fall a lot. The main thing, just to talk seriously, when Bob Saget fell, he died. If you hit your head and you feel dizzy or you have blurred vision or you feel like you want to go to sleep, go to the doctor because that will kill you,” Behar said.
“But I’ve fallen a lot. I fall all the time. I’m a klutz!” she added. “But this chair, this chair was like the exorcist. It was spring!”
Moral of the story: Take your time when sitting down—especially if you’re live on the air, and especially when the chairs are extra high!
The video clip has a now-viral moment.