THE View host Whoopi Goldberg has shocked fans after spraying co-star Sunny Hostin with water for gushing over Jesse Williams’ nude body.
Photos and videos of the actor in the buff leaked on Tuesday from the play he’s currently starring in, Take Me Out.
While discussing the nude photos, Sunny couldn’t help but gush over the Grey’s Anatomy actor’s body, but Whoopi thought she needed to calm down a bit.
The moderator, 66, walked over to her co-host and sprayed Sunny with water and demanded she “cool off.”
Whoopi insisted everyone would be “pulling [their] hair out” if it were an actress and not an actor who had a nude video of themselves leaked.
The other hosts, though, took a bit of comfort in the fact that Jesse said himself that he wasn’t overwhelmingly bothered by the incident.
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Sunny continued to thirst over Jesse’s body as she discussed the unauthorized photos, which she said she had many friends in her circle send to her.
The 53-year-old said: “He doesn’t seem to feel like he has been harassed, he doesn’t seem to feel like he has been shamed.
“And that makes me feel a little better about the fact that I did stare at the pictures for a ridiculously long amount of time.”
Viewers took to Twitter to share their shock over seeing Whoopi get up to jokingly spray Sunny with water to get her to end her rant over Jesse’s naked form.
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One The View fan wrote: “Saw someone say about Whoopi spraying Sunny! And I just saw it! Wow lol”
A second said: “I love that Whoopi uses that spray bottle to cool off Sunny.”
A third tweeted: “Whoopi basically just told her to cool down, after she was kinda mesmerizing about Jesse Williams being naked.”
Just hours after Jesse received his first Tony nomination for his role in Take Me Out, the actor started trending on Twitter for a different reason.
An audience member broke the rules after filming the Grey's Anatomy star and his co-stars on stage.
Everyone in the audience is supposed to put their phones in a sealed case.
The full-frontal footage was taken during a shower scene in the stage play.
The production follows a gay professional baseball player who has to deal with coming out to the press and his teammates.
The video leaked just hours after Jesse received his first Tony nomination for the role for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play.
Twitter was very quick to react to the video with many fans praising him, both for his portrayal of the role and for his body.
Many fans said that they will be buying tickets just to see Jesse in that scene.
The View's Sunny echoed that sentiment, saying on the show on Wednesday that many of her friends have already purchased tickets to attend the play after seeing the photos and clips.
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The talk show host said: "Jesse Williams looks like a specimen. He looks gorgeous, he looks beautiful, his body is beautiful.
"And I have at least — and this is serious — 20 friends that have now bought tickets because of what they saw."
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