Whoopi Goldberg was born Caryn Elaine Johnson, but she got her stage name from what?

Quiz Question: Whoopi Goldberg was born Caryn Elaine Johnson, but she got her stage name from what?

The given options are as follows:

  • Whoopee cushions
  • Whoopie pies
  • The 1928 song, ‘Makin’ Whoopee’

The correct answer is: Whoopee cushions

Fact: Whoopi is not shy about the origins of her stage name. Apparently, her gassy nature while performing led her colleagues to tease that she was ‘like a Whoopee cushion.’ The name stuck.

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