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Sherri Shepherd scolds Barbara Walters for using N-word on "The View"

(CBS) Sherri Shepherd and Barbara Walters got into a heated discussion on Monday's episode of "The View" over use of the N-word.

The word came up while the women were discussing the name of a hunting camp used by Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry.

Whoopi Goldberg said it first, while talking about presidential candidate Herman Cain's use of the word during an interview. But when Walters repeated it during their conversation, things got tense.

""It's very hard for me to say," Walters said of using the N-word. "The fact that I just said it now gives me chills."

Goldberg said it was "useless" to pretend the word doesn't exist. "Let's call [the camp] what it said!"

It was then that Shepherd cut in.

"When I heard you say it, it was fine," she told Goldberg. "You said it a different way."

She then turned to Walters and said, "I didn't like the way you said it I don't know if it's a semantics thing, but it's something that goes through my body."

"So what you're saying is it's because I'm white, that I shouldn't use the word?" Walters asked.

"Yeah, it's something about hearing you say it," Shepherd said. "I don't like it when you use the word. ... When you say it, it's a different connotation."

Watch Part 2 of the conversation below:

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