The View host Joy Behar revealed the real reason she wants to be cremated and not buried in a grim discussion on air. The TV show host commented about her final wishes and shared what she wants with her co-hosts Sunny Hostin, Sara Haines, Alyssa Farah Griffin, and Ana Navarro. So, why does the 80-year-old wish to be cremated? Keep reading to find out the details!
Joy Behar Wants Her Ashes Sprinkled Over Liam Neeson
The show was offline for a few weeks as the hosts took a leave of absence for the holidays. Now that the show is back, Joy is sharing what she wants to be done with her body after her death. On Friday’s show, Joy shared details of a unique funeral given to a woman in the UK. She revealed that her dying wish was for a flashmob of dancers to perform a surprise rendition of Another One Bites The Dust by Queen.
As the entire panel and the live studio audience burst out laughing, a clip of the moment was shown. In the video, four female dancers busted some moves inside a place that looked like a church. A baffled Joy announced to her co-hosts, “I don’t know… I would just like to have my ashes sprinkled over Liam Neeson, and that would be enough for me!”
Sunny Hostin Feels Dirty Watching The Dancers
She then questioned her co-host Sara if she would want to go out like the woman from the UK. Sara replied, “I think that’s amazing, it’s clearly a celebration of life.”
However, Sunny felt that the funeral was, “pretty hard to watch.” On the other hand, Ana admitted that she wishes for a drag show to play Gloria Gaynor’s song I Will Survive but with a twist. She said, “But change the lyrics to ‘I didn’t survive.’”
As reported by The Sun, Sunny revealed how she felt dirty watching the dancers. She said, “I agree you don’t want it to be sad, but I’m a little uncomfortable watching the dancers under the cross, the repressed Catholic in me… I feel very dirty.”
Joy Behar Claims She Will Be Around For Season 47
Even Alyssa agreed with Sunny’s statement and said that she liked the farewell better in theory but not after she saw the video.
Seeing how tense the debate was getting, Joy tried to make it light-hearted again. Finally, she said, “I don’t approve of dying in the first place, I totally disapprove of it!”
Right after, one of her co-hosts asked Joy Behar how long she was going to be around. More so, Joy claimed that she will be a host on the show for Season 47 as well. The View premiered in August 1997 with Joy as one of the original hosts. The show is currently in the middle of Season 26.
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