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Armed And Dangerous: 'The View' Co-Host Sherri Shepherd Wants A Gun After Home Invasion Scare

“We’re going to get a gun!”

That’s what The View co-host Sherri Shepherd revealed Thursday morning after she experienced a frightening home invasion scare that terrified her son Jeffrey and husband Lamar Sally.

The 46-year-old former stand-up comic had a not so funny wake-up call at 1 a.m. when her New York City home’s alarm system went off declaring, “Warning! Intruder, get out of the house!”

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The devout Christian explained that she felt vulnerable because she had nothing to protect her family except a wicker basket.

“I’m trying to calm Jeffrey down and all I had was this wicker basket,” Sherri said. “I have nothing, a bat, nothing. We’re going to get a gun.”

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The police arrived about seven minutes later and discovered it was false alarm.

Barbara Walters tried to at talk Sherry out of the idea but fill in co-host and licensed gun holder, country star Gretchen Wilson, argued for protecting your home at all cost.

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The Grammy winning “Redneck Woman” singer admitted she carries a .38 in her purse and has a .45 next to her bed, while Whoopi Goldberg suggested Sherri should immediately go out and get a bat.