Whoopi Goldberg is a Hollywood legend. The comedian, actress, talk show host, and all-around entertainer has been lighting up screens for well over 30 years. It's easy to feel like you know and really understand Whoopi. But few people know Whoopi Goldberg trivia. It's easy to remember her opinions which she often states on The View, but her personal life is surprisingly, well, personal.
Whoopi's had some high-profile romances throughout her career, most notably with boyfriend Ted Danson. And the actress has been embracing television and talk show formats for a while now. But lately, Whoopi has just been doing her thing. Following a lengthy and incredibly successful career, who could blame her?
And frankly, how could anyone NOT like Whoopi Goldberg? It's about time you dive in a little deeper into what makes Whoopi quite possibly the coolest woman in Hollywood. Once described as the female Snoop Dogg, Whoopi has taken to the Internet and television to keep things real.She isn't afraid to speak her mind and she definitely isn't afraid to own up to even her darkest past indiscretions. Here's a list of some of the coolest things that'll make you cheer "Whoop whoop!" for Whoopi. Here are the most interesting facts you may not have known about Whoopi Goldberg. Vote up for the most surprising piece of trivia.
She Used to Be a Phone Sex Operator
Before she made it big, Whoopi made a lucrative living by working as a phone sex operator. Whoopi revealed her racy past in a segment on The View as she defended herself against her cohosts presumptive conclusions. "When I was younger, the money was great. See now, people would know my voice," she said.
She Has No Eyebrows
Whoopi is possibly one of the only people in this world who looks normal without eyebrows. The comedian has been shaving her brows off for as long as she can remember. She's never exactly explained why. But somehow, Whoopi makes it work. And that's a beauty faux pas not many would ever be able to pull off.
She Owns a Line of Medical Marijuana Products
Whoopi is a fierce advocate of medical marijuana. So much so, the actress has launched her own line of medical marijuana products aimed at alleviating menstrual cramps for women. Goldberg founded the project with Maya Elisabeth, a so-called "canna-businesswoman." The company, Maya & Whoopi, offers a variety of weed products to get rid of menstrual discomfort, including lotions and bubble bath. Whoopi discussed the inspiration behind her line, stating: "For me, I feel like if you don’t want to get high high, this is a product specifically just to get rid of discomfort. Smoking a joint is fine, but most people can’t smoke a joint and go to work."
She Was Stoned When She Accepted Her Oscar
Apparently, Whoopi was a little out of it when she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in Ghost. The actress admitted to being completely stoned when she accepted the award. Apparently, Whoopi smoked a "wonderful joint" in order to calm her nerves before the show. But she never expected she'd have to give a speech as high as she was.