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Met Gala Fashion, Culture for Everyone, and Brad Garrett Stops By on "The View"

By Steve Dove | May 5th, 2015

Co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg, Rosie PerezNicolle Wallace and guest co-hosts Raven Symone and La La Anthony talk about Beyonce and Solange Knowles' fashion at the Met Gala, cultural awareness for everyone, and whether or not the Muhammad art contest was irresponsible. Then, Everybody Loves Raymond actor/comedian Brad Garrett stopped by to talk about his new survival guide for aging, When the Balls Drop and Chris Stapleton performed his new single "Tennessee Whiskey."

Hot Topic: Night of Fashion
The co-hosts of The View cover celebrity fashion from the Met Gala. Whoopi Goldberg thinks she may recognize Beyonce’s dress as something Cher wore years ago and guest co-host Raven Symone has a unique way to describe Solange Knowles’ controversial dress.

Hot Topic: Culture for All?
Co-host Rosie Perez takes issue with First Lady Michelle Obama’s sentiment that some Americans may feel like museums are not for them. Whoopi Goldberg suggests that it’s up to parents to set an example of culture for their kids. 

Hot Topic: Free Speech vs. Respect?
Co-host Whoopi Goldberg asks if holding a drawing contest about the prophet Muhammad is like shouting “fire” in a crowded theater. The co-hosts debate if this was free speech or an unnecessary risk.

Hot Topic: Too Close and Personal
Guest co-host La La Anthony talks about filming a steamy sex scene for her series “Power” and Rosie Perez recalls what it was like baring all in “Do the Right Thing.” La La shares that her husband, basketball star Carmelo Anthony, won’t watch her sex scene and Rosie shares a story about how her scene accidentally gave her father a panic attack.

Brad Garrett Stops by The View
Everybody Loves Raymond actor/comedian Brad Garrett stops by The View to talk about his new book, When the Balls Drop and have some fun with the co-hosts. He shows off his unbelievable Ray Romano impersonation, talks about the loss of co-star Sawyer Sweeten, and chats about what it’s like to date someone 24 years younger.

Chris Stapleton Performs ‘Tennessee Whiskey’ on The View
Country music singer/songwriter Chris Stapleton performs “Tennessee Whiskey” from his debut solo album Traveller live on The View!