Whoopi Goldberg Farts On 'The View,' Proves You Shouldn't Mess With Breakfast Burritos

December 11, 2014 3:48 PM

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In 1983, Whoopi appeared off-Broadway in "The Spook Show", a one-woman tour-de-force that featured all of her wildly original characters. Among those in the audience wowed by her talent was legendary director Mike Nichols, who brought the show to Broadway -- catapulting Whoopi to stardom, and catching the eye of director Steven Spielberg, who was casting his new film The Color Purple.

Director Steven Spielberg offered Whoopi a leading role in his film, "The Color Purple" in 1985, and it became an instant critical and commercial success, earning Whoopi an Oscar nomination for Best Actress.

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