GOP congressional candidate Kim Klacik responded to criticism from "The View's" Joy Behar by bringing up a controversial old photo of the co-host.
The incident occurred after Behar criticized Klacik for defending President Trump's response to the coronavirus pandemic. “Talk to the point, please,” Behar said after Klacik parried the question. Instead, she changed the subject.
“Is this Joy speaking?” Klacik asked, “the same Joy that paraded around in blackface not too long ago? Come on, Joy, I don’t think you should be asking these questions.”
Klacik is referring to a Halloween outfit Behar wore nearly 50 years ago. In 2016 on "The View," Behar said she went as a “beautiful African woman” when she was 29 years old and admitted to using makeup so her skin would appear darker.
Behar defended herself, saying to Klacik, “excuse me, the Black community had my back. They know that that was not blackface, that was an homage.” After a brief exchange, Behar prematurely ended Klacik's appearance. Klacik called it "immature."