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Whoopi Goldberg farts on TV and totally owns it (VIDEO)

A celebrity gossip junky, Caroline Goddard has been writing entertainment news for longer than the world has known Kim Kardashian's name. Follow her on Twitter at @GoddardCaroline.

Whoever smelt it dealt it — and Whoopi Goldberg dealt it all over The View set

Whoopi Goldberg might want to start thinking about bringing matches on set with her if this morning is any indication of the future of The View.

The panel was in the midst of discussing the flu shot with guest Ashanti in a segment entitled "Hot Topics" when Goldberg hot-boxed her cohosts, and knowing the cardinal rule "whoever denied it supplied it," immediately took responsibility for her butt blowing a gasket.

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Watch Whoopi Goldberg fart on The View

Blame it on the flu shot!

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Goldberg had an unlikely ally when frenemy Rosie O'Donnell began to fan the stench out of the way, blaming the fart on breakfast burritos and letting the panel know when the coast was clear.

Shockingly (or maybe not so shockingly), this is not the first time Goldberg has farted on The View. Behold, three weeks ago while ranting about racism:

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…And three years ago while chatting with a poor, unsuspecting Claire Danes about Homeland:

At least The View doesn't have to budget for "Whoopi" cushions to get a gag.

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