Jedediah Bila had nobody on her side during Monday's "The View," as she bashed Meryl Streep's passionate anti-Donald Trump speech at the Golden Globes and defended the President-elect against accusations he mocked a disabled reporter.
While Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin and Sara Haines were all in firm support of Streep's words, Bila said award shows are no place for politics.
"She made me turn it off, if I'm being honest," Bila said. "Not because I don't respect her right to an opinion, I think she's a phenomenally talented actress. When I turn on an award show, I don't want to be lectured about politics, climate change or the NRA or a left wing issue or a right wing issue. I want to appreciate your talent as an actor. I want to appreciate these films and I want to leave the politics out of it."
"I hate when this happens because 9/10 times the views do shift left and there are people out there who love Meryl Streep and love her acting but don't want to be made to feel like they're being marginalized for their politics in a moment that's not about politics," she continued.
Behar then criticized Trump as "such a baby" for blasting Streep on Twitter.
"He is supposed to be the president of the free world. He's not there to fit for tat over every little slight that goes through his thin skin," she added, something she and Bila could agree on.
"It's not his place to respond that way," replied Jedediah. "Donald Trump should be focused on how to fix the country, not an award show."
Things really got heated when Bila attempted to defend Trump's mocking of a disabled reporter, something Streep said "broke my heart when I saw it."
"When I first saw that clip of Donald Trump talking about the reporter, I said, clearly to me it looked like he was mocking the reporter," said Jedediah. "Then I used a series of clips of Donald Trump using those exact hand gestures to mock other people, so I don't know that he was mocking that reporter for being disabled."
This elicited audible gasps and an angry reaction from the studio audience.
"The point is, he mocked a person," Whoopi shot back. "He's a mocker!"
"At the very least, he should have the sense not to do those hand gestures to mock a reporter that's disabled," added Joy.
Check out some of the reactions from Twitter below:
Most Trump supporters like Jedediah Bila will rationalize any offense Trump commits. No sense of shame #TheView— Stephanie. (@qsteph) January 9, 2017
Jedediah!!!! 😒 No matter which side you're on making fun of the disabled is wrong. There's nothing political about that. #TheView— melissa (@melissa_TVjunky) January 9, 2017
Whoopi tells people not to mock others, but she is constantly making fun of Jedediah. Typical liberal hypocrite. #TheView— gab.ai/FreeMedia (@FreeMediaNow) January 9, 2017
Jedediah Bila defends Trumps mocking of a disabled journalist by showing proof that Trump mocks others 🤔 #theview— gnat funny (@GnatFunny) January 9, 2017
Jedediah gurl I cannot with you today. The man will be president & acts like a juvenile. Do not normalize the behavior. #theView— C. Nelson (@Denali99) January 9, 2017
Oh Jedediah you turned it off simply because Meryl Streep spoke the TRUTH about a man-baby you voted for! Get over yourself! #TheView— Wayne Pittman, Jr. (@Sony12Play) January 9, 2017
@TheView Jedediah is awesome, keep it up girl! It's not easy being Right in wrong world, I mean a Left world.— Kelly Hansen (@KellyHansenbks) January 9, 2017
@TheView ......Jedediah, when you're on....you make me want to turn off......— Michael Ramirez (@mrr712002) January 9, 2017