A number of ABC’s The View, Whoopi Goldberg has been away from the daytime speak present since February 5. The co-host of The View confirmed the seriousness of the sickness that she is coping with. Goldberg has been battling pneumonia and the as a result of problems, reportedly was close to dying.

After being away for thus lengthy, she took time to provide an replace on her well being standing that was performed on the present in a prerecorded video. “Hey, sure, it’s me. I'm right here. I'm up and shifting round. Not as quick as I’d prefer to be, however I'm okay. I’m not lifeless,” she stated.

As issues turned for the worst, Goldberg gave extra particulars about how her bout with pneumonia was extra critical than she initially thought. “So, right here’s what occurred: I had pneumonia and I used to be septic. Pneumonia in each lungs, which meant there was fluid. There was every kind of stuff occurring. And sure, I got here very, very near leaving the Earth. Good information, I didn’t.”

Goldberg appeared hopeful that she will likely be returning to the Emmy-award profitable present within the very close to future. She stated, “ Ladies, I can’t wait to see y’all. This has been, ugh, fascinating and I’ll inform you about it after we’re all on the desk. See you quickly.”

Goldberg was grateful for her restoration and for all those that have been involved about her. She stated, “Thank you for your whole good needs, the entire great issues that folks have been saying.”

Although the sickness has been robust to cope with, Goldberg nonetheless discovered the humor within the scenario. She joked, “Even people who find themselves not big followers of mine have truly stated good issues about me. We all know that’s going to alter once I get again.”

Check out the total clip of Goldberg’s response beneath.