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Tension Around McCain Wears Out The View and Fans

The illusion of a civil chat is shattered, Shamira Ibrahim writes

(Newser) - Over the years, the 22 permanent co-hosts of The View have had many arguments in anger while the show generally stuck to its mandate as a civil exchange of ideas. But the constant tension around Meghan McCain's presence has made the program hard to watch, Shamira Ibrahim writes in... More »

There's Just One Conservative Voice Left on the View

Abby Huntsman's last day on the show is Friday

(Newser) - Abby Huntsman is exiting The View, leaving Meghan McCain as the sole conservative voice on the ABC News' daytime talk show. "This is always such a hard thing to do… but today I’m saying goodbye," Huntsman, who's been on the show a year and a half... More »

McCain Responds to Whoopi Shushing Her on the View

Co-hosts got into an argument on Monday's show

(Newser) - Meghan McCain responded Tuesday to the latest fight she and Whoopi Goldberg got into on The View. The co-hosts were discussing the impeachment process on Monday's show, and McCain was trying to explain that, politically, it could be a bad move for the Democrats. After one exchange, Goldberg told... More »

'I Know It's Terrible': Why Whoopi Wants to Live Alone

The co-host of the 'The View' admits cohabitation isn't for her

(Newser) - Whoopi Goldberg will have you over, but stay for good? No way. "When you make a commitment to live with someone else, it's a commitment to ask their opinion and listen and work it out with them. I don't want to do that," the 64-year-old said... More »

Rosie O'Donnell Reveals What Her Father Did

'The View' co-host says her mother's death changed things

(Newser) - Rosie O'Donnell has talked about her "alcoholic, abusive" father before, but she never mentioned sexual abuse—until now, the New York Post reports. "It started very young," the 56-year-old talk show host tells Variety New York bureau chief Ramin Setoodeh. "And then when my mother... More »

Whoopi Emerges: 'I Am OK, Not Dead'

'View' co-host says she had pneumonia in both lungs, which was nearly fatal

(Newser) - Whoopi Goldberg reassured her fans in a video Friday that she's recovering after coming "very, very close to death." The actress/comedian/talk show host, 63, has been away from The View for more than a month. "I had pneumonia, and I was septic. Pneumonia in both lungs,... More »

Ann Curry on Megyn Kelly: 'This Is Not Journalism'

She was referencing the Monday segment on Jane Fonda

(Newser) - A former Today show anchor had some tough words for a current Today host. In a Tuesday appearance on the View, Ann Curry addressed Megyn Kelly's Monday segment blasting Jane Fonda . By way of background, Fonda shut down a question Kelly asked about plastic surgery in September, then when... More »

Biden Offers Apology to One Woman, Comfort to Another

Former VP says he's sorry he didn't shield Anita Hill more from attacks, consoles Meghan McCain

(Newser) - When law professor Anita Hill faced the Senate Judiciary Committee in 1991 to testify about the sexual harassment she said she endured from then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, she also faced down attacks on her character and credibility—and many (including Hill herself ) still blame Joe Biden, the senator... More »

Whoopi Stands Up for Tiffany Trump

After first daughter gets dissed at New York Fashion Week

(Newser) - After an Elle fashion editor tweeted about switching seats at New York Fashion Week so that she and other editors wouldn't have to sit by Tiffany Trump, Whoopi Goldberg has come to the first daughter's defense. "You know what, Tiffany," Goldberg said on The View Wednesday,... More »

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 »

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