Today marked the end of an era of split screen screaming matches and heated, political battles for ABC Daytime's The View. After 10 years as a co-host, Elisabeth Hasselbeck made her final appearance.
On Tuesday it was announced the mother of three was heading over to Fox & Friends in September. Hasselbeck took her seat at the coffee table for the last time and remarked to the audience and viewers at home:
"The past 10 years have been nothing short of extraordinary."
Joy Behar, who is also departing the ABC talk show in November, cracked:
Fox, gee, won't you be a fish out of water there?
Watch Hasselbeck's swan song after the jump! READ MORE
The shakeup at The View continues, as the New York Post reports Elisabeth Hasselbeck is headed to Fox News’ morning show, Fox and Friends, where she will join Steve Doocy and Brian Kilmeade.
FOX News Chairman & CEO Roger Ailes announced, “Elisabeth’s warm and engaging personality made her a star on “The View”. She has proven to be an excellent conversationalist and I am certain she will make a great addition to our already successful morning franchise.”
Hasselbeck added, "I have been a long-time fan of “Fox & Friends” and am excited to be joining their team in September.” READ MORE
Earlier this week, Jodi Arias was convicted of first degree murder in the death of her former boyfriend Travis Alexander. The shocking case of a love affair gone terrible wrong, has developed an almost OJ and Nicole type fascination among cable news outlets and on social media.
On Thursday's episode of The View, Whoopi Goldberg got fired up when talking about the type of punishment Arias deserves. Watch the clip after the jump!
The hubbub over who will replace Joy Behar and possibly Elisabeth Hasselbeck when one or both leaves The View this year doesn’t seem to have phased fellow co-host Whoopi Goldberg. When questioned about their departures by Us Weekly, she said she doesn’t care or “give a f-ck.”
"Let me tell you this about The View: I take a paycheck every other week. That's all I do. I could give a sh-t what comes. I do my job -- I have a contract. That's where I stand. I don't give a f-ck," Goldberg said.
Is journalist extraordinaire Barbara Walters ready to sign off from television news for good? Per Deadline, after a 52-year career in broadcast journalism, Walters is gearing up to announce her retirement in May. According to the site, ABC is set to give B.W. a spectacular goodbye, which will include highlights from career.