Michael J. Fox shocks Whoopi Goldberg by revealing she turned down Ghost role: ‘I’m an f—ing idiot’

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Whoopi Goldberg Thursday's episode looked like he'd seen a ghost Scene,

“Are there any roles regret turning down?” 67 year old moderator asked Michael J. Fox During an interview about his new documentary, Even then,

“there was a I missed the chance to work with you,” replied Fox. “He talked to me about Evil spirit Right from the beginning. I said, ‘It will never work.' I said, ‘Whoopee is great, but it's never going to work.' And then it was great, and huge, and I'm an idiot!”

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Goldberg, who won an Oscar for her starring role in the 1990 romantic thriller semi-swamp And Patrick SwayzeFox's mouth lit up after the revelation.

Goldberg said, “You know what? There's still .” back to the future actor. “So, yes, we'll find something to do now!”

A rep for Fox did not immediately return EW's request for more information about the role she was reportedly offered. Evil spirit,

Last week, Fox first revealed the news Diversityagain saying that he “didn't see how it would work” when he was approached about appearing in the film, which follows the spirit of a murdered man (Swayze) who sets out to protect his partner. He enlists the help of a psychic (Goldberg). (Moore) from those who killed him.

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