‘The View’ Hosts Take Stage Monday To Theme Song From ‘The Apprentice’: “You Know Who Has To Pay $83.3 Million”

The hosts of The View enjoyed the schadenfreude Monday morning by taking the stage to the theme song from The Apprentice.

“We just walked out to The O’Jays ‘For the Love of Money,’ which is the the theme song of The Apprentice, and that’s connected to the fact that you-know-who has to pay money, money, money, money … $83.3 million,” said host Whoopi Goldberg. “And you know, if he had just shut his mouth, he’d been dealing with 5 million dollars. But this is what happens when you’ve got a hard head and a soft behind.”

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On Friday, a New York jury said Donald Trump has to pay E. Jean Carroll more than $83 million in her defamation trial against the former president. Of that award, $65 million is punitive damages and $11 million is for harm to the former Elle columnist’s reputation.

Goldberg then went on to reference Carroll’s appearance this morning on Good Morning America, where she talked about wanting to donate the money to “something Donald Trump hates .. perhaps a fund for women who have been sexually assaulted by Donald Trump.”

After the verdict was announced, Trump wrote on social media. “I fully disagree with both verdicts, and will be appealing this whole Biden Directed Witch Hunt focused on me and the Republican Party.”

“This is not America,” Trump added on his Truth Social platform.

Friday’s verdict was, in the words of CNN’s Jake Tapper that day, “quite a chunk of change.” That chunk of change will be appealed, but overturning the overwhelming decision could prove difficult for Team Trump.

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