“The View” co-host Alyssa Farah Griffin grew angry with one of her other co-hosts while discussing “toxic femininity” during an episode of the show.
She explained on Monday, “I think it is real though. We’ve come a long way in kind of critiquing some of the male practices that are not helpful and that needed to be called out. And I think that women have made a ton of progress, but we can also be each other’s worst enemies. It’s still the case, and I hate to say it.”
Griffin added, “Some of the worst bosses I’ve had have been women, and sometimes colleagues in the workplace who are women. And I always think of the Madeleine Albright quote…”
Ana Navarro replied, “That’s what happens when you work with Kellyanne Conway.”
Griffin fired back, “I mean, well, I really can’t get a word in without you attacking me so I wouldn’t say this is a totally different — this isn’t like a totally different environment of women supporting each other.”
She continued, “But Madeleine Albright always said ‘There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help and support other women.’ That’s something I try to live by. I think that we have a duty to kind of give that back especially for the women who come after us.”
Watch the moment below:
Speaking in a segment about "toxic femininity," Alyssa Farah Griffin calls out The View for being hostile to other women:
"I can't really get a word in without you attacking me … this isn't like a totally different environment of women supporting each other." pic.twitter.com/BZR8RXmclk
— Nicholas Fondacaro (@NickFondacaro) December 5, 2022
Albright made the remark many times over the course of her career, but in 2016 during a rally with female voters and former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton the comment went viral.
She later apologized for the remark in an op-ed published by The New York Times titled, “My Undiplomatic Moment.”
Albright explained, “I absolutely believe what I said, that women should help one another, but this was the wrong context and the wrong time to use that line. I did not mean to argue that women should support a particular candidate based solely on gender.”
She continued, “But I understand that I came across as condemning those who disagree with my political preferences. If heaven were open only to those who agreed on politics, I imagine it would be largely unoccupied.”
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