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Rosie O'Donnell Returning To 'The View': VIDEO

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With the departure of hosts Sherri Shepard and Jenny McCarthy from ABC's The View, speculations soon began as to who would step in as replacements. Now TMZ has reported that View alumna Rosie O'Donnell will be returning to the show after a seven year absence:

The deal is now complete. Rosie will join Whoopi Goldberg on the show.  As we reported, producers are also looking for a Latina and a conservative. Two conservative candidates who are being scoped are Abby Huntsman and Margaret Hoover.

In recent years, Rosie has also hosted her own show on the OWN Network which was cancelled in 2012.

Watch a couple of Rosie's more memorable moments from her previous time on The View, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Bill Maher Talks About Karl Rove’s ‘Murdered Gay Lover’ On ‘The View’: VIDEO

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On ABC’s morning talk show The View, comedian and activist Bill Maher addressed the allegation thrown out last month by Republican strategist and mastermind Karl Rove that Hillary Clinton suffered brain damage during a hospital visit in 2012. On the topic of Hillary, Maher first said that he believes Clinton is definitely running for President in 2016 — “she wants to run like a tick wants blood” — and then turned to Rove’s incendiary statement and his quasi recantation: 

I mean look what Karl Rove did to her a couple weeks ago, bringing up brain damage and just saying, ‘well, I’m not saying she does, I’m just putting it out there.’ I wonder if Karl Rove’s gay lover that he murdered,” Maher said. “Oh, I’m not saying that’s definitely true, I’m just putting it out there.”

Watch the interview (which turns towards Hillary and Rove around the 2:27 mark), AFTER THE JUMP…

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Hillary Clinton Makes Surprise Appearance on 'The View': VIDEO

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Hillary Clinton made a surprise appearance on The View to mark Barbara Walters' final day on the show.

Walters ordered her to "sit here and be fascinating!"

Walters then asked her if she would be running, what her grandchild's name will be, and about the "hard choices" (the name of her new book) she has had to make.

Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Barbara Walters to Leave 'The View' and Retire on May 16

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Barbara Walters will leave The View on May 16 and retire from television, Variety reports.

Variety says it will run an interview with Walters on Tuesday and ABC will run a two-hour special about her on May 16.


Margaret Cho Wants to Be The Next Co-Host of 'The View': VIDEO

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Margaret Cho is publicly campaigning to be the next co-host of The View. Unfortunately, Jenny McCarthy beat her to the latest open seat.

Watch a sold-out New York crowd react to her plans, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Elisabeth Hasselbeck Leaving 'The View' for 'FOX and Friends'

Conservative View co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck is leaving to join her ilk at FOX and Friends, the NY Post reports:

HasselbeckAfter much speculation, conservative co-host Hasselbeck is following Barbara Walters and Joy Behar out of the ABC daytime talk show.

She will join Steve Doocy and Brian Kilmeade on the Fox couch in mid-September.

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.”

Hasselbeck is taking Gretchen Carlson's place.


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