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Robert Downey Jr.Walks out of Interview, Jane Lynch Sings in Cabaret Act and Dwight Yoakam Performs

By Marisa Dabney | Apr 23rd, 2015

Co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg, Rosie PerezNicolle Wallace and guest co-hosts Alex Martin Dean and Cristela Alonzo discuss the latest Hot Topics including actor Robert Downey Jr. storming out of an interview.

Hot Topic: Nagging is good for you!
The View” guest co-host Cristela Alonzo agrees that a mom's nagging can result in a more successful woman. She calls her mom a tiger mom, a mother that is tough but means well.

Hot Topic: Robert Downey JR. Storms Out!
"The View" co-hosts applaud Robert Downey Jr. for walking out of an interview in which the reporter asked personal questions that had nothing to do with his new film "The Avengers: Age of Ultron." 

Hot Topic: Divorce Maker
Trips to Ikea and putting furniture from the store together have been found to test a couple’s relationship. One piece of Ikea furniture has been dubbed the “Divorce Maker” as it is so difficult for couples to assemble.

Hot Topic: Megafight Tickets
Tickets for the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight go on sale today, but the fight is already expected to pull in 400 million dollars.  Senator McCain tried to get a ticket but decided against it as the cheapest tickets start at $1500 and floor seats range from ten to twenty thousand.

Jane Lynch on "The View": Explains Slapping the Cakes Around in New Cabaret Act
Jane Lynch started out in theater and recently did “Annie” on Broadway which led to her current cabaret act. She also talks about doing a Frosted Flakes commercial directed by Christopher Guest after graduating with a masters from Cornell.

Dwight Yoakam on "The View": Performs "Second Hand Heart"
Dwight Yoakam performs title track from new album "Second Hand Heart" on "The View."  He explains how he wrote songs for this album in the moment and knows from past experience what not to do on tour.

Tickets and tour info at Cristelaalonzo.com. Upcoming show dates are below:

Wednesday 4/22 Gotham Comedy Club NY, Ny
Thursday 4/23 Levity Live West Nyack, NY
Friday 4/24 Comedy Connection Chicopee, MA
Saturday 4/25 Wilbur Theater Boston, MA