Whyte criticised the New Zealand boxer saying he had never had to dig deep in any professional fights.
Kara-France and members of his Auckland gym watched on the UFC president delivered the good news.
Whyte clearly tried to get under Parker's skin in their 'Gloves are off' interview ahead of the pair's July 29 London bout.
Gymnast Aly Raisman, one of Larry Nassar's victims, gave a powerful speech.
In June, the World Boxing Association ordered Joshua to fight Povetkin (34-1, 24 KOs) or have his title stripped away.
That's according to Parker's promoter David Higgins who spoke to media ahead of the July 29 London bout.
The current Ironman NZ champion suffered a broken cheek in the incident involving a truck in rural West Auckland.
"Maybe this has galvanised them, hearing each other's stories and knowing they are not alone," say the nurses behind the Facebook group, New Zealand, please hear our voice.