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'The View' Slammed for HIV Comments

Sherri Shepherd, one of the hosts of 'The View'

Sherri Shepherd, one of the hosts of 'The View'  (Reuters)

'The View" is being scolded by gay groups for airing "inaccurate information" about HIV.

The groups, including GLAAD, took out a full-page ad in yesterday's Variety, criticizing "The View" for "blaming" increased HIV rates among African-American women on African-American gay and bisexual men."

The ad took issue with some on-air banter during a June 22 show between co-host Sherri Shepherd and comic D.L. Hughley.

"The Centers for Disease Control has publicly disproven this myth," the ad said.

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