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View Hosts Make Ill-Advised Eating Disorder Jokes

What's funnier, anorexia or bulimia?

(Newser) - Eating disorders: not really a laughing matter, unless, apparently, you're a View panelist. During Thursday's show, the co-hosts discussed Donald Trump's recent weight loss (he says he lost 15 pounds because running for president is just too exciting and he never wants to eat ) and the... More »

ISIS Mentioned in View Producer's Suit Against Rosie

Jennifer Shepard-Brookman says O'Donnell got her fired

(Newser) - Rosie O'Donnell left The View earlier this year , but the constant drama that surrounded her stints on the show is not yet over. Jennifer Shepard-Brookman, a former producer on the talk show, is suing O'Donnell, claiming Rosie got her fired—among other things, Page Six reports. As Page... More »

The View's Nurse Diss Ends Up Costing It Money

Johnson & Johnson, Eggland's Best didn't appreciate co-hosts' comments

(Newser) - One advertiser on The View has "paused" its ads and another has yanked them entirely after controversial remarks about a Miss America contestant made by co-hosts Joy Behar and Michelle Collins, CNNMoney reports. Johnson & Johnson and Eggland's Best reacted to Monday's segment about Miss Colorado Kelley... More »

The View Disses Nurses, One Responds Perfectly

Hosts mocked Miss Colorado's monologue describing life as a nurse

(Newser) - Miss Georgia's singing talent may have helped her win the Miss America crown , but it was Miss Colorado who made waves with her monologue about being a nurse. Kelley Johnson, who ended as second runner-up, appeared on stage in nurse's scrubs and spoke about caring for Alzheimer's... More »

Kelly Osbourne Sorry for Joke About Latinos on the View

She apologizes on Facebook after line about cleaning toilets

(Newser) - Kelly Osbourne is offering a quick apology for a joke about Latinos on the View today. During a discussion about Donald Trump's own disparaging remarks about immigrants, Osbourne said, “If you kick every Latino out of this country, then who is going to be cleaning your toilets, Donald... More »

Meet the Newest View Co-Host

Raven-Symone snags the gig

(Newser) - Raven-Symone is now officially a co-host of The View. After 37 appearances as guest co-host on the weekday talk show, she joins the panel alongside moderator Whoopi Goldberg and co-hosts Nicolle Wallace and Rosie Perez effective immediately. Her co-panelists made the announcement on today's show. Raven-Symone, 29, is widely... More »

Over for Rosie O'Donnell: The View, Marriage

She splits with wife, leaves talk show

(Newser) - Rosie O'Donnell is leaving The View—again. After just returning to the daytime talk show over the summer , O'Donnell is making her second exit next week, her publicist announced yesterday. Why? Well, turns out O'Donnell is also exiting her marriage: Her publicist reveals that the soon-to-be-former talk... More »

There's Already Drama Between New View Hosts

We know you're shocked

(Newser) - It was only a matter of time before drama erupted between the new panel of ladies on The View—but apparently "time" here means a whole two days. The season premiered Monday , and by Tuesday, there was trouble, according to Page Six . It started on-air, when Republican co-host Nicolle... More »

Here's Your New View Lineup

Rosie Perez, Nicolle Wallace join Whoopi, Rosie O'Donnell

(Newser) - Actress Rosie Perez and Republican media operative Nicolle Wallace are joining Whoopi Goldberg and Rosie O'Donnell on The View. The show's new season starts Sept. 15. Goldberg is the only holdover on the program: Creator Barbara Walters retired from an onscreen role this spring, longtime producer Bill Geddie... More »

Rosie O'Donnell Joins the View: Report

TMZ says it's a done deal

(Newser) - ABC is starting to fill in Whoopi Goldberg's future seatmates on the View. TMZ reports that Rosie O'Donnell has already signed on, with the producers still on the hunt for a Latina and a conservative. ( Abby Hunstman is apparently in the running for the latter category.)... More »

ABC Forces Canned View Co-Hosts to Make Nice

Also, Sarah Palin would like to replace McCarthy or Shepherd

(Newser) - The View was back yesterday for its first live broadcast since it was revealed that ABC was giving everyone except Whoopi Goldberg the boot —and if you watched, you may have noticed that soon-to-be-ex-co-hosts Jenny McCarthy and Sherri Shepherd didn't have anything mean to say, despite their ouster.... More »

Why a Gay Man on The View Is an Awful Idea

Daniel D'Addario doesn't want to see Mario Cantone as co-host

(Newser) - Rumor has it Mario Cantone will be one of the new co-hosts on The View following the abrupt re-shuffling at the talk show—and if true, it's "the worst idea The View and its executive producer Barbara Walters have had yet," writes Daniel D'Addario on... More »

The View Dumps Everybody but Whoopi

Sherri Shepherd, Jenny McCarthy out

(Newser) - ABC has done some serious housecleaning on The View: Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy are both out, and sources say not exactly voluntarily, leaving just Whoopi Goldberg as a host at this point. Sources tell the New York Daily News talks between Shepherd and ABC broke down, and the network... More »

Sharon Osbourne: The View Ladies Can Go...

Well, you can probably figure out how that sentence ends

(Newser) - Sharon Osbourne wasn't shy about telling the world how she really feels about the hosts of The View during an interview with Arsenio Hall yesterday: "I love Barbara Walters. The rest can go f--- themselves." It all started when Arsenio asked Sharon and the other ladies of... More »

Anger Over Anti-Vaccine Jenny McCarthy as View Host

Critics pile on ABC's decision

(Newser) - The View has, apparently, traded one controversial blonde for another. As expected , Jenny McCarthy was officially named as Elisabeth Hasselbeck's replacement on the daytime talk show yesterday; she'll start appearing as co-host Sept. 9. But quite a few people are less than pleased that McCarthy has been given... More »

Hasselbeck Swaps The View for Fox

She's joining Fox and Friends this fall

(Newser) - Another empty seat is coming up at The View: Elisabeth Hasselbeck is leaving the ABC talk show for a new gig on Fox and Friends, the network has confirmed. The departure comes as part of a shake-up that includes the exit of Joy Behar and the retirement of Barbara Walters... More »

Barbara Walters Retires After 50 Years

Pioneering newswoman off 'The View' next summer

(Newser) - As expected, Barbara Walters today announced the end of a broadcasting career that began during the Truman administration, People reports. "Let me just say I have been on television continuously for over 50 years," Walters said on The View today, adding that she is "perfectly healthy" and... More »

Barbara Walters Will Retire Next Year: Reports

Deadline says she's out in 2014, and other sites confirm

(Newser) - Looks like Barbara Walters is ready to call it quits after 50-plus years in the TV business. Deadline first reported that the 83-year-old was poised to announce that she would retire in May 2014, and everyone from Page Six to USA Today to the Huffington Post has confirmed the scoop... More »

Coming to The View: Brooke Shields?

She's one rumored replacement for Behar, Hasselbeck

(Newser) - If Elisabeth Hasselbeck leaves The View as rumored , a big name may be taking her seat: Radar reports that Brooke Shields is close to a deal to join the remaining ladies. She's guest hosted before, and sources tell Showbiz411 that Barbara Walters wants her to become a permanent addition... More »

Report: Hasselbeck Also Leaving The View

'US Weekly' says she's getting fired after 9 years

(Newser) - The View might have one more open seat: US Weekly reports that co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck is getting fired after nine years because viewers are put off by her conservative views. The report follows Joy Behar's decision to leave after nearly 17 years. Neither ABC nor Hasselbeck has confirmed the... More »

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