As media points as a racist following his alleged taped-outburst aimed at his ex-girlfriend , has now raised her voice for the troubled actor. On Monday morning, July 12, the "Sister Act" star blew away her "" co-hosts by stating that Mel is not what people think he is.
"I don't like what he did here. But I know Mel, and I know he's not a racist. He may be a bonehead," Whoopi said. "Well, that language certainly sounds racist to me," co-host Joy Behar countered, while Whoopi continued, "I can't sit and say that he's a racist, having spent time with him in my house with my kids... I can't say it."