After much speculation, Barbara Walters made it official Monday on The View. Jenny McCarthy is filling one of the seats on the ABC gabfest. In a statement Walters praised McCarthy.
“Jenny brings us intelligence as well as warmth and humor,” Walters said. “She can be serious and outrageous. She has connected with our audience and offers a fresh point of view. Jenny will be a great addition to the show as we usher in an exciting new chapter for The View.” READ MORE
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
Rising star Michael B. Jordan stopped by The View on Monday to promote his upcoming film, Fruitvale Station. The ladies took a stroll down memory lane with Jordan, recalling his time at All My Children, which taped episodes next door to the chatfest. Watch Jordan dish returning to his old stomping grounds after the jump!