Joy Behar: Talking About On-Air Fight With Bill O’Reilly - 92Y, New York

Your Cart

Joy Behar: Talking About On-Air Fight With Bill O’Reilly

Mar 12, 2013

Joy Behar, the departing co-host of “The View,” joined comedian Judy Gold for a night of laughs at 92Y on March 12, 2013. In this clip, Behar dished about her much buzzed about on-air confrontation with Fox News host Bill O’Reilly in 2010, where she walked off set after O’Reilly made controversial comments about the 9/11 terrorists.

On our stage, Behar pulled no punches:

O’Reilly is another joke…the day I walked off the show on him, I was really pissed at him. Here’s a guy that’s saying the most stupid thing as far as I was concerned, implying that all Muslims are terrorists.

She added,

“That is incorrect logic, it’s impossible, so stop saying it and be quiet…and he wouldn’t stop, and he kept going, so I didn’t want to deal with him.”

Behar also shared details about co-host Barbara Walter’s reaction:

“Barbara did not like it: ‘No, you sit here.’”

Behar shot back, “No, I don’t sit here... I don’t!”

Categories: Comedy


92Y needs your help

Many of you have asked how you can help 92Y as we continue to face financial challenges due to Covid-19. You can help sustain our beloved institution and support the creation of new programs, both online and in person, ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to access our programming, regardless of age, background or geographic location. Thank you for anything you can do to help.