Michaele Salahi Mistreated by The View, Attorney Whines

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Whoopi Goldberg did not hit Michaele Salahi when that attention-starved waste of space appeared on The View yesterday. Let's get that fact straight.

Earlier reports claimed that this Real Housewives of Washington D.C. cast member had accused the host of making such a violent gesture, but attorney Lisa Bloom tells EW.com her client never made the allegation.

However, Bloom is outraged over the disrespectful way in which she says Salahi was treated during her appearance on the talk show, which included numerous references to her "crashing" the White House and a bizarre cameo by Goldberg, who grabbed Michaele's arm (saying "Excuse me, would you get back to the White House, please?") and then rushed off stage.

You can watch the six-minute segment and then take in what Bloom said about it in a statement below:

"It’s not appropriate for another host to come up from behind her and ask her, the guest, to change the subject. If Whoopi didn’t like the way the interview was going, she should have told Sherri or Joy or one of the producers," Bloom said, adding that Goldberg cursed her client out in the dressing room backstage.

Bloom then defended Salahi's White House incident in general:

"She was never charged with a crime. The U.S. attorney in Washington D.C. released a statement saying they’ve never committed a crime and have never been charged. But I guess the people at The View feel otherwise. Without reviewing any of the evidence, they’ve decided that they are going to smear her. It’s unprofessional."

Bloom and Salahi can cry themselves a river over this treatment, but The Real Housewives of Washington D.C. premieres tonight on Bravo - and they should send Goldberg a bouquet of flowers after the inevitably strong ratings come in.


Nobody likes these people, even the FBI doesn't want them.people don't even want to waste their time posting anything about them


It's strange that the Salahis weren't charged with a crime and is the U.S. Goverment sure that nothing did happen and that some other foreign goverment might have been involved.? Why is Linda Bloom risking her career and reputation by defending a couple of characters that could have easily jeopardized our national security.


The Salahis aren't the only people that try to make up their own importance.Nodody likes them but they keep trying every cheap way possible to get the public's attention..it's sad to see grown people act this way.it's obvious people like Whoopee but not these attention grabbers.


What a gabfest.A bunch of cacklin hens sitting on a couch, debating whether someone who was not invited to The White House was actually invited, when they all know that Cinderella and her husband showed up,socialized with the other "invited" guest, and then got the hell out of Dodge. I admire their spunk, in showing up at The White House,but they were still 2 uninvited guest who feel that they have a sense of entitlement to have been able to just float right on in with the other "invited guest". Shameless!!

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