In early October 2023, multiple websites published an article that reported country singer Jason Aldean
had walked off the set of the daytime talk show "The View" after speaking with co-host Whoopi Goldberg.
She’s Toxic': Jason Aldean Leaves ‘The View’ After 10 Minutes Encounter With Whoopi Goldberg."
However, this item was not a factual recounting of real-life events.
The article originated with SpaceXMania.com, a website that describes its output as being satirical in nature, both on its "About Us" page and as a label above articles
The story was originally published on Aug. 1.
The websites where the SpaceXMania.com article was reposted did not seem to have any labels that would inform readers of the story's satirical origins.
Also, we found no evidence that Aldean had ever even appeared on "The View."
For further reading, we previously reported about a similar rumor that claimed Goldberg had lost everything in a lawsuit brought by Aldean.
The article began as follows: