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Goldberg, Behar storm off 'The View' as Bill O'Reilly argues the NYC mosque

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Joy Behar gives Bill O'Reilly bunny ears after he tells her she ought to "listen to me because you'll learn" on "The View" Thursday.

Tension ran high on "The View" today after a heated argument with Bill O'Reilly led to Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg storming off the set.

The argument stemmed from a discussion about the controversial decision to build a Muslim community center two blocks from the World Trade Center.

After chastising Behar for "not listening," O'Reilly went on to say that Americans didn't want the mosque to be built and blamed Muslims for the World Trade Center attacks.

Behar countered by giving O'Reilly bunny ears and then calling him a "pig face." The women left the stage shortly after.

Barbara Walters took control of the interview saying, "We should be able to have discussions without washing our hands and screaming and walking offstage. I love my colleagues, but that should not have happened."

O'Reilly clarified his remarks and Behar and Goldberg returned to the stage.