News | Entertainment
22 Oct 2019 10:32
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Whoopi Goldberg is unable to drive because her "sight is not good enough"

    The 'View' star - who suffered from pneumonia and sepsis earlier this year - has revealed she has a permanent driver now as she is not allowed behind the wheel.


    Speaking on the daytime show, she said: "I have a driver. The reason I have a driver is because I am not allowed to drive. My sight is not good enough, people get nervous when I get behind the wheel. So, I am not allowed to really drive."

    The 63-year-old actress feels "very, very lucky" to be alive after being hospitalised for almost a month.

    She said: "I'm very, very lucky. The doctor told me, 'Listen, you're not going anywhere tomorrow and you're not going anywhere next week because you are really sick ... It's going to be a while before I'm back to 100 percent. It really took me down, but I'm getting there. I've cut down a lot of the stuff that I would normally be doing and I have to rest. There's no getting around it. In the morning I go and do the show, then afterward I have my other work, and by 3 o'clock, I have to sit down. I have to stop. It's taking a little while, but I'm getting there.

    "I never thought of pneumonia as something that serious. In my mind I wasn't that sick. I hope that this is a cautionary tale for people. You have to take the time to take care of yourself. I'm lucky to be alive. I'm happy to be alive. I'm grateful to be alive."

    © 2019 Bang Showbiz, NZCity


     Other Entertainment News
     22 Oct: Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott were a “great team” during a spooky Halloween themed outing with their daughter Stormi
     22 Oct: Jim Carrey and Ginger Gonzaga have reportedly split
     22 Oct: Eva Mendes says motherhood is like a “job”
     22 Oct: Angelina Jolie’s children want careers in “humanitarian affairs”
     22 Oct: Paul Rudd was buried alive for his new show 'Living With Yourself'
     22 Oct: Sir David Jason worries he missed out on things a young father would do with their child
     22 Oct: Sandra Oh says her 'Killing Eve' success "has a profound meaning" for her parents
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    All Blacks lock Brodie Retallick has stonewalled a journalist who regurgitated an incident from five years ago ahead of the World Cup semi-final with England More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Good news for farmers from Fonterra this morning More...



     Today's News

    Soccer:
    What's the best way to celebrate a bye? 10:27

    Tennis:
    Roger Federer has celebrated his 1500th ATP match with a straight sets 53-minute win into the second round of the Swiss indoor championships in his hometown Basel 10:07

    Entertainment:
    Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott were a “great team” during a spooky Halloween themed outing with their daughter Stormi 10:06

    Politics:
    Donald Trump's plan to drill for oil in the Arctic wilderness is dividing Indigenous Alaskans 9:57

    Entertainment:
    Jim Carrey and Ginger Gonzaga have reportedly split 9:36

    Law and Order:
    A Dunedin man will be sentenced today for grooming a 14-year-old, less than three months after being found not guilty of raping a young girl 9:27

    Business:
    Good news for farmers from Fonterra this morning 9:07

    Entertainment:
    Eva Mendes says motherhood is like a “job” 9:06

    Entertainment:
    Angelina Jolie’s children want careers in “humanitarian affairs” 8:36

    Business:
    Wellington Airport's unveiled plans for a billion-dollar revamp as it prepares for passenger numbers to nearly double by 2040 8:16


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2019 New Zealand City Ltd