"I'm trying to talk about Iran," Barr yelled in the video. "I'm trying to talk about Valerie Jarrett about the Iran deal. That's what my tweet was about. I thought the bitch was white! Goddamnit, I thought the bitch was white. F--k!"
Barr initially announced she planned to take up an offer to do a formal televised interview, but then pulled out so she could just do it herself, instead. However, "View" panelist Paula Faris didn't think Barr's new video was "any better" than what the TV interview would have been.
"She's clearly unraveling," Faris said. "I don't know how this version is any better of what would of happened in a TV interview. I think at this point people around her might be enabling her and somebody just needs to intercede on her behalf and get her the help that she may need."
Sunny Hostin seconded Faris' opinion that Barr is unraveling. "I saw someone that is perhaps unraveling, someone who isn't surrounded by people that she needs. Someone needs to help her," she said. "And not withstanding what she tweeted, not withstanding what she just said. This is someone in distress and it saddens me because she was just one of the biggest television stars just, what, 10-15 years ago?"
Guest panelist Tara Setmayer -- a former Republican strategist and regular commentator on CNN -- agreed Barr seems "unstable" and encouraged by "enablers," then posed this question: "At what point do we stop exploiting people for game like this? The entertainment industry can be unforgiving that way."
Setmayer went on to say Barr wouldn't be as "relevant" if it weren't for Donald Trump, arguing the president "has allowed people that kind of spew the ilk that she's spewing to feel emboldened to do it."
She read some of the comments on Barr's YouTube video and was "horrified" by how many people agreed with her, egged her on, and labeled the actress as the victim.
"It just feels to me that there is just something else that's uglier going on in our country that we cannot allow to continue," Setmayer said. "And we have to call it out when we see it and that's a lot of ugliness going on there. Not only the mental health side of it, but just the pure racism of it all."