Elisabeth Hasselbeck, The View Panel Debate Use of N-Word

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Rosie O'Donnell may be off The View. But she didn't take all the show's controversy with it.

On this morning's episode, Elizabeth Hasselbeck broke down in tears during a discussion about under what circumstances the "N" word can be used appropriately. Take a look at the heated debate now

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Whoopi Goldberg, an African-American, said: "We use it the [word the way] we want to use it," but Hasselbeck was soon brought to tears, asking:

"How are we supposed to move forward if we keep using words that bring back that pain?"

It's a sensitive topic. React to the video and to the issue now.


Elisabeth Hasselbeck Biography

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Cranston, Rhode Island
Full Name
Elisabeth DelPadre Filarski Hasselbeck

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Quotes

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