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  • TV news roundup: Barbara Walters to interview Donald Trump

    11/18/2015 5:14:06 AM PST · by GonzoII · 14 replies
    bostonherald.com ^ | Wednesday, November 18, 2015 | Whitney Friedlander
    Barbara Walters will sit down with presidential candidate Donald Trump and his family for an hourlong interview set to air Friday night on "20/20," ABC said Tuesday. The wide-ranging interview will feature Trump's wife Melania in her first broadcast interview since her husband declared his presidential run, as well as Trump's children. A portion of the interview will air on "World News Tonight With David Muir" this week as well as other ABC News programs and platforms, including "Good Morning America" and "Nightline."
  • You're Doing It Wrong, 'The View'

    11/04/2015 4:36:31 AM PST · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 4, 2015 | Michelle Malkin
    It looks like those elitist harridans on ABC's "The View" learned nothing from the national backlash over their mockery of nurse Kelley Johnson less than eight weeks ago. Guess they've already forgotten how major advertisers Johnson & Johnson, Party City, McCormick spices, Snuggle, and Eggland's Best all pulled spots from the show after co-host and lead Mean Girl Michelle Collins led a cacklefest ridiculing Johnson, Miss Colorado 2015, for a heartfelt monologue about her work during the Miss America pageant. In a craven attempt at damage control, the daytime divas inflicted yet more damage by blaming nurses and their supporters...
  • Coulter Trumps The View: Watch Joy Behar Signaling Raven-Symone After Coulter Cleans Her Clock

    10/16/2015 5:28:33 PM PDT · by Sontagged · 45 replies
    You Tube ^ | October 16, 2015 | TheBlaze
    The Ladies Of The View (Try To) Pummel Ann Coulter(but watch all the hand signaling going on between Behar and Symone after Ann starts to get her message through....)
  • Glee Star: "Showering Once a Day is such a White People Thing"

    01/14/2015 3:30:16 PM PST · by rightistight · 66 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | Aurelius
    Appearing on the View yesterday, Glee star Naya Rivera raised eyebrows by saying that “showering once a day is such a white people thing.” The comment came after co-host Nicolle Wallace said that, as the owner of dogs and the mother of a baby, she finds herself showering more and more. Sometimes, Wallace said, there would be “mud” or “pee” in her hair, so she showers, even as many as “three times a day.” “You know, I have to say, I have a theory about showering, which is that white people shower a lot more than ethnics,” Rivera responded. She...
  • Whoopi Goldberg, Rosie O'Donnell brawl backstage at 'The View,' leave Rosie Perez in tears: sources

    11/23/2014 9:38:43 AM PST · by RightGeek · 51 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 11/21/2014 | Don Kaplan
    They might as well change its name from “The View” to “The Feud.” A shrill, backstage brawl at “The View” Wednesday left co-host Rosie Perez in tears while panelists Whoopi Goldberg and Rosie O’Donnell battled over how to cover the latest allegations against Bill Cosby and the racially charged upheaval in Ferguson, Mo., sources said. O’Donnell believed the show — now overseen by ABC News — needed to delve deeper into both controversial subjects, while Goldberg wanted to steer clear of the topics altogether.
  • Barefoot Rosie O’Donnell Professes Love For Nicolle Wallace In Return To ‘The View’

    09/15/2014 9:18:30 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | September 15, 2014 | Lisa de Moraes
    An overhauled The View kicked off this morning with no fireworks, but, of course, it’s only Day 1. The show opened glutinously, with The New Ladies Of The View kissing the rings of Barbara Walters, sitting on a throne, who ordered them to “go out there and let them see why we have the best show in daytime TV.” (Babs stuck around for the rest of the show, looking sort of third wheel-ish, according to a source.) Whoopi Goldberg assumed her long-held position of air traffic controller, settling that question for now as to whether she or Rosie O’Donnell would...
  • A Thor Subject

    07/19/2014 2:52:13 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 51 replies
    National Report ^ | July 19, 2014 | Jim Geraghty
    JULY 19, 2014 A Thor Subject The comics industry grapples with attracting women readers. By Jim Geraghty The surprises came in a trio: First, Marvel Comics announced that the character of Thor, based upon the Norse God of Thunder, would become a woman. The second surprise was the venue in which the switch was announced — ABC’s feminine-minded daytime talk show The View — but perhaps that was predictable, considering that Marvel and ABC Television are both owned by Disney. But the third, and biggest, surprise is that anyone thought this was a good idea. “This is not She-Thor,” senior...
  • Barbara Walters announces retirement date (Over 50 Years in the business)

    04/07/2014 5:56:07 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 46 replies
    Entertainment Week ^ | 04/07/2013 | Michael Idato
    ABC announced Monday that Barbara Walters’s final day co-hosting The View will be Friday, May 16. That same night, ABC will air a two-hour special at 9:00 p.m. ET highlighting her life and career. Walters announced last May that the 2013-2014 season would be her last on the daytime talk show she created in 1997. “In this business there are legends, there are icons, and then there is Barbara Walters,” said Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive of The Walt Disney Company in a statement. “She’s a dear friend and colleague as well as someone I deeply admire, and...
  • 9/11 Truther Rosie O'Donnell: My Son Joined the Military to 'Annoy' His 'Left-Wing' Mother

    02/07/2014 2:33:40 PM PST · by Kaslin · 88 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | February 7, 2014 | Scott Whitlock
    Returning to The View seven years after departing in an angry, liberal tirade, Rosie O'Donnell sat down with Barbara Walters and some of her former colleagues on Friday. Updating everyone on life since the show, she revealed that Parker, her now 18-year-old son, will be attending the Citadel. The 9/11 truther snapped, "...How do you annoy your left-wing liberal pacifist mother? You become a big military man." [See video below. MP3 audio here.] O'Donnell admitted she interrogated her son as to why he made such a decision and he responded, "Only in America, mom, could somebody like you who came from...
  • Scarborough to The View: Republicans ‘Too Obsessed’ with ‘Hating Obama’

    11/12/2013 8:38:19 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    Mediaite ^ | November 12, 2013 | Matt Wilstein
    With his new book The Right Path to promote, there was Joe Scarborough acting as guest co-host on The View Tuesday morning. And the MSNBC host had plenty to say about the current state of his Republican Party, including the belief that the GOP is “too obsessed” with “hating on” President Barack Obama. Scarborough began by laying out the premise of his book, in which he says the GOP needs a new Ronald Reagan-esque figure to lead the party into the future. He said the real problem is that “we’ve been conducting ideological witch hunts in our party. If...
  • Sandra Fluke: "I encouarage everyone to go to Media Matters"

    03/05/2012 7:03:16 PM PST · by KansasGirl · 94 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 3/5/2012 | Jeff Poor
    In an appearance on ABC’s “The View” on Monday, Georgetown Law student and women’s contraception activist Sandra Fluke told viewers to check out Media Matters for examples of over-the-top conservative rhetoric. When asked by co-host Joy Behar if she had anything to say to her critics, Fluke, who made headlines last because of the attacks and subsequent apology she received from conservative talker Rush Limbaugh, encouraged viewers to check out Media Matters’ website. “Well, I would encourage everyone to go to Media Matters because they have an excellent story on their website that gives a list of the various commentators...
  • Melania Trump Takes On CNN's Joy "Butch" Behar: I Had To Show My Birth Certificate

    04/21/2011 2:51:47 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 38 replies
    Obama Release Your Records ^ | April 21, 2011 | Obama Release Your Records
    Video: Melania Trump Takes On CNN's Joy "Butch" Behar: I Had To Show My Birth Certificate. The Segment Aired 4/20/2011...
  • “View” Lefties Can’t See Why Child Porn for Teens on MTV Might Be a Problem

    01/27/2011 9:31:34 AM PST · by Walter Scott Hudson · 23 replies
    David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ^ | January 27, 2011 | Calvin Freiburger
    The smug certainty with which leftists insist that they're better people than conservatives has always been an interesting phenomenon. We’re asked to believe that our opponents are more moral, more responsible, more enlightened, and more sensitive than we are one minute…and one of our betters turns around and asks what the big deal is about some outrageous case of moral degeneracy the next. Such is the case of the latest pontifications from The View co-host Joy Behar. In a discussion of Skins, the new MTV show which might have broken child pornography laws by filming actors as young as 15...
  • Angle sends flowers, Behar fumes

    10/27/2010 12:37:27 PM PDT · by Sybeck1 · 185 replies · 1+ views
    The Corner ^ | 10/27/2010 | Katrina Trinko
    Yesterday, The View’s Joy Behar said “She’s [Sharron Angle] going to hell, this bitch!” Behar also compared Angle’s latest ad to a “Hitler Youth” commercial. So today, Angle sent Behar flowers, with a note thanking Behar for helping her raise $150,000 online yesterday. So what was Behar’s gracious response? “I’d like to point out that those flowers were picked by illegal immigrants,” she tartly said. “And they’re not voting for you, bitch.” (One would hope they’re not voting at all, actually.) And when Barbara Walters told Behar she shouldn’t be saying that anyone was going to be in Hell, Behar...
  • Behar: "This Bit**" Sharron Angle Is "Going To Hell"

    10/26/2010 10:51:42 AM PDT · by earlJam · 87 replies
    "The View" co-host Joy Behar flips out after Sharron Angle attacks Harry Reid on his position on illegal immigration. (video at link)
  • O'Reilly Interview Leads to Walk-Off at 'The View' ("Muslims killed us on 9/11")

    10/14/2010 10:07:07 AM PDT · by kristinn · 56 replies
    The New York Times ^ | Thursday, October 14, 2010 | Dave Itzkoff
    SNIPMr. O’Reilly replied, “Because Muslims killed us on 9/11.” Ms. Goldberg uttered a phrase that was bleeped from the broadcast, and Ms. Behar said, “I don’t want to sit here now.” The two women walked off the set, but later returned to the show. YouTube video of incident.
  • Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg Walk Off 'The View' After Heated Exchange With Bill O'Reilly (Video)

    10/14/2010 10:08:06 AM PDT · by Talkradio03 · 94 replies
    HAP ^ | 10/14/10 | hap
    This is over the Ground Zero mosque and who is responsible for 9/11, Barbara Walters then gets into a heated debate after Joy and Whoopi walk off the set (Video)
  • Whoopi Goldberg's Bizarre Behavior Drawing Unwanted Attention

    08/05/2010 12:03:50 PM PDT · by Justaham · 22 replies · 2+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 8-5-10 | Linda Robertson
    It seems not a week has gone by this summer that comedian and "The View" co-host Whoopi Goldberg's strange antics haven't been in the news. On Wednesday, ABC issued a statement defending their daytime talk diva from accusations that she "abused" a guest on the show, White House party-crasher and "Real Housewives of D.C." star Michaele Salahi. Salahi claimed, on Facebook and in an appearance on the fourth hour of the "Today Show," that Goldberg swore at her repeatedly backstage after the taping of Wednesday's show.
  • Obama seeks his "mojo" on daytime TV's "The View"

    07/29/2010 12:42:29 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 41 replies
    Reuters ^ | 7/29/10 | Patricia Zengerle
    President Barack Obama tried to revive his common touch on Thursday with a mainly light-hearted appearance on daytime television where five women hosts grilled him about his Blackberry, Lindsay Lohan and the Afghan war. His appearance was the first by a sitting U.S. president on a daytime talk show. It allowed Obama to appeal directly to a targeted audience as he fights flagging poll numbers while he and his fellow Democrats try to avoid big losses in the November congressional election. "The View" typically draws 3-4 million viewers and is particularly popular with women who are home at its late-morning...
  • Obama and 'The View': Two wars, oil crisis, crashed economy and he's whooping it up with Whoopi

    07/28/2010 11:24:36 AM PDT · by RobinMasters · 43 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | July 28, 2010 | S.E. CUPP
    Thursday marks either a momentous occasion worthy of celebration or the end of civilization as we know it. For the first time in history, a sitting United States President will appear on a daytime talk show when Barack Obama joins the ladies of "The View" for what promises to be some rigorous policy talk - or a gabfest that will embarrass both daytime television (if that's possible) and the office of the President. Before you accuse me of harboring some holier-than-thou, self-righteous indignation over the fact that our commander in chief will sit alongside three comediennes, a reality show star...
  • Limbaugh Wedding Attendee Megyn Kelly Recounts Pleasant Elton John Exchange

    06/07/2010 1:46:48 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 106 replies · 323+ views
    medialite ^ | 6-7-10 | Steve Krakauer
    The hosts of The View debated Elton John’s perfromance at Rush Limbaugh’s wedding this weekend, and FNC’s Megyn Kelly gave her own take. As a wedding attendee herself, she was able to relay the cordial tone of the Elton-Rush, uh, partnership. Kelly introduced The View debate, saying, “While tolerance and respect were on display at the wedding, those qualities were missing from some over at The View this morning.” Joy Behar and Elisabeth Hasselbeck took opposite sides of the argument, naturally, with Behar surmising John’s appearance was all about his rumored million-dollar payday. But Kelly says everyone got along very...
  • The ladies talk about the many taxes Americans pay.

    04/15/2010 7:57:29 AM PDT · by nametrader · 5 replies · 444+ views
    ABCTheView — Apr 13, 2010 — Season 13D Ep. 140 — The ladies talk about the many taxes Americans pay.
  • Behar in Leno Appearance to Glenn Beck: 'I Don’t Give a Flying [Expletive] About You' (Video)

    03/31/2010 4:10:47 AM PDT · by Rufus2007 · 80 replies · 3,212+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | March 31, 2010 | Jeff Poor
    "The View" co-host Joy Behar isn't known for being the most graceful person, but for whatever reason she has managed to land her own cable news show and is now a sought after personality for shows like NBC's "Tonight Show with Jay Leno." In a March 30 appearance on "The Tonight Show", Leno asked Behar about her feud with Fox News and talk radio host Glenn Beck. Beck recently suggested there is an "I Hate Glenn Beck" club and that Behar was a member. Behar denied she hated Beck. ‘Oh yeah, Glenn Beck - I can't take a man who...
  • Hilarious Video: This Is Why You Can't Take "The View" Seriously

    03/25/2010 1:24:51 PM PDT · by careyb · 47 replies · 1,650+ views
    The View ^ | 3/25/10 | The Usual Cast
    They all make stupid points (about Palin's crosshair picture). But here is the icing on the cake: They're trying to discuss national affairs with that thing sitting in the middle. It looks like a crossdresser. It's an absolute riot.
  • Barbara Walters Doesn't Check Facts, Attacks Glenn Beck Anyway

    06/03/2009 2:05:06 PM PDT · by Big_Monkey · 20 replies · 1,275+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | 06/02/09 | Mike Sargent
    In a video post dated June 2, 2009, Breitbart TV reporter Scott Baker reveals that – shocker – Whoopi Goldberg was lying about Glenn Beck’s lying. What’s more, Barbara Walters didn’t check her facts before the Baxter-esque duo ambushed Beck on his May 20 appearance on ABC’s “The View.” The video – embedded at right – is quite long, but I’ve broken down below the information offered in it. First up in Baker’s video is a recap of what was known before his investigation. Beck rode the Amtrak Acela from Connecticut to Washington D.C., and along the way, encountered Walters...
  • "The View" Ladies Get Hot and Bothered Over Limbaugh CPAC Speech - Video 3/2/09

    03/02/2009 12:24:01 PM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 51 replies · 1,802+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | March 2, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is video from The View today where the ladies were hot and bothered over Rush Limbaugh's speech at CPAC! Elisabeth Hasselbeck stood up for Rush, but the other three "ladies" went after him. Whoopi Goldberg said his comments were "crappy," especially him saying he hopes Obama fails when we haven't even tried his approach yet. . . . . . (Watch Video)
  • 'The View' co-hosts take shots at Ann Coulter

    01/12/2009 12:20:39 PM PST · by redstates4ever · 84 replies · 4,690+ views
    AM New York ^ | 1/11/09 | Julie Gordon
    The women of “The View” are seething over the show’s main guest Monday — conservative pundit Ann Coulter. “Why are you such a b----?” is the question co-host Joy Behar wants to ask Coulter, she said at an event for the New York Times Arts & Leisure Weekend.Co-host/comedian Whoopi Goldberg took a low blow at Coulter — literally.“Are you blond on the top and on the bottom?” Goldberg sarcastically said of the question she’d pose to Coulter.Coulter is on the ABC talk-show to promote her controversial new book “Guilty: Liberal ‘Victims’ and Their Assault on America,” whose second chapter focuses...
  • Whoopi Goldberg: 'I Cussed Out This Country'

    11/04/2008 12:57:42 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 14 replies · 2,339+ views
    News Busters ^ | 11/04/2008 | By Justin McCarthy
    Whoopi Goldberg, in defending Reverend Wright, admitted to, at times "cuss[ing] out America." On the November 4 (Election Day) edition of "The View," a conversation about Sarah Palin’s clearance in the "Troopergate" probe quickly morphed into a fight (three on one) over Reverend Wright. In justifying Wright’s "God damn America" remark, Whoopi confessed "I have been guilty of cussing this country out because we have not always shown our best and put our best foot forward." Aiding Whoopi’s tirade against Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Sherri Shepherd defended Obama’s decision to forego public financing "because they’re swift boating Barack Obama with this Jeremiah...
  • Richard Dreyfuss bites the "W." hand that feeds him

    10/29/2008 7:42:43 AM PDT · by evets · 29 replies · 1,370+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 10/29/2008 | Courtney Hazlett
    Dreyfuss slammed the film on The View,calling it "six-eighths of a great film" and said that he did it only for the money. "Imagine working for Sean Hannity you can be a fascist, even when you’re on the left," he told the ladies of the View. The film isn’t exactly breaking any box office records, and may not recoup the $30M it needs to break even. Perhaps this comes down to paycheck issues.
  • Behar, Hasselbeck Take Things Backstage (Fight at The View)

    10/23/2008 6:55:42 AM PDT · by My Favorite Headache · 62 replies · 4,779+ views
    AOL News/Popeater ^ | 10-23-2008
    Behar, Hasselbeck Take Things Backstage PopEater posted: 15 MINUTES (Oct. 23) -- Sure, there's always fireworks on 'The View,' and most recently, there have been a lot between hosts Joy Behar and Elisabeth Hasselbeck. The newest blowup seems to have carried over from the show to backstage. According to a Defamer source, Behar and Hasselbeck "went at it backstage" following Wednesday's taping. The crux of the brawl was apparently related to recent political arguments that have been made on the show. What Happened Next? The source tells Defamer that after Hasselbeck told Behar she couldn't plug non-'View' appearances because they...
  • Major Blowup on "The View" today about Sarah Palin (Joy Behar calls her 'DUMB' in minute 1:14!)

    10/01/2008 1:51:42 PM PDT · by SilvieWaldorfMD · 135 replies · 6,937+ views
    Wednesday, October 1, 2008: Joy calls Sarah Palin a few names, inclusing "DUMB" and more, MUCH MORE!!! Barbara Walters confronts Elisabeth Hasselbeck and asks her why she keeps defending Palin all of the time. These broads are totally losing it in this clip. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_GjgZseFRc
  • Bill Maher: America 'Extremely Religious Because We're Young and Dumb'

    09/30/2008 12:34:30 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 43 replies · 1,235+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | September 30, 2008 | Justin McCarthy
    America is "dumb" because it remains the most religious country in the western world. This according to Bill Maher, who made such a statement on the September 30 edition of "The View." Appearing to promote his new documentary "Religulous," Maher continued his soapbox rants against organized religion. Elisabeth Hasselbeck set up Maher noting his comparison of President Bush to Osama Bin Laden, and noted that many presidents such as John F. Kennedy, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln, spoke publicly of a higher power. Maher likewise replied "of course, it’s, it’s a religious country, unlike every other civilized western democracy...
  • Former President Clinton Will Visit 'The View' on Sept. 22

    09/19/2008 9:42:46 AM PDT · by AUJenn · 17 replies · 67+ views
    <p>Former President Bill Clinton will take his turn on the couch with the ladies of ABC's "The View" during his first appearance on the program Monday. "We're very excited," said Bill Geddie, the executive producer of "The View," about Clinton's appearance. "We've been looking forward to his visit for a long time.</p>
  • What About Williams? Vieira Claims Only Blogs Went After Palin Family Matters

    09/05/2008 6:19:44 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 23 replies · 432+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Hard to believe, but Meredith Vieira is apparently not a regular NewsBusters reader. The Today co-anchor would otherwise have avoided an embarrassing lapse. On Today this morning, Vieira claimed that it was only "blogs" that went after Sarah Palin's family matters. That left her vulnerable to McCain senior adviser Steve Schmidt's zinger, pointing out that one of her own network's anchors had questioned Palin's ability to serve as vice-president while attending to her children' needs. Schmidt was presumably referring to Brian Williams. As we noted yesterday in Williams Hides Behind Pantsuits to Take 'Who's Minding Baby?' Shot, the Nightly News...
  • Joy Behar: (Abortion one minute before birth...) THAT'S MURDER!

    12/06/2007 10:49:57 AM PST · by HerzogAEH · 33 replies · 118+ views
    The girls on "The View" have to agree that "abortion is murder." Watch the video!
  • ABC-TV decides not to air Bush's news conference... Developing...

    09/20/2007 8:30:32 AM PDT · by Tulsa Ramjet · 99 replies · 878+ views
    The Drudge Report ^ | Sept 20 2007 | drudge report
    ABC-TV decides not to air Bush's news conference... Developing... (not a whole lot right now.)
  • Behar Suggests Republicans Too Busy at 'Klan Meeting' to Attend Minority Debates

    09/19/2007 10:23:16 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 58 replies · 212+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    A presidential election must be approaching: liberals are playing the Republicans-are-evil-racists card. People will recall the notorious NAACP commercial from the 2000 campaign suggesting that, for the sin of failing to adopt a hate-crimes law to its liking, George W. Bush was the equivalent of someone who dragged a black man behind his car on a chain.On today's "View," Joy Behar [file photo] offered a similar slur: GOP = KKK.Talk had turned to the fact that most of the Republican presidential candidates declined to participate in two Latino-oriented debates held earlier this year. The leading candidates have now indicated that...
  • Barry to Elisabeth: Your "View" is Dangerous

    09/17/2007 10:55:58 AM PDT · by Millee · 96 replies · 1,005+ views
    TMZ.com ^ | 9/17/07 | Staff
    TMZ has learned that legendary singer Barry Manilow has pulled out of his scheduled appearance on "The View" tomorrow -- because he strongly disagrees with host Elisabeth Hasselbeck's conservative view! Paging Rosie O'Donnell! In an exclusive statement to TMZ, Barry says, "I strongly disagree with her views. I think she's dangerous and offensive. I will not be on the same stage as her." Barry, taking a stand! Manilow is currently on a press tour promoting the release of his new album, "Greatest Songs of the Seventies." A call to a rep for "The View" was not immediately returned.
  • Kathy Griffin on The View calls Republicans racist and sexist; makes fun of Condi Rice(vanity)

    06/05/2007 3:57:16 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 45 replies · 2,133+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | June 5, 2007 | Tim Graham
    On Tuesday's edition of The View on ABC, comedienne Kathy Griffin really seemed to be auditioning for the Rosie O'Donnell Chair in Conservative-Bashing. ABC's Barbara Walters began by deploring how two new Hillary biographies are "both nasty," spurring Griffin to accuse the authors of "good, old-fashioned, garden variety sexism." She also accused men of "taking down" vice-presidential nominee Geraldine Ferraro in 1984, growled about "women eating their own" over an anti-Hillary letter in Newsweek, and said Condoleezza Rice is "not a pro-woman woman" because she "follows everything white men say....Any African American woman who is a Republican does not understand...
  • Rosie fights last fight on 'The View' [ABC said Friday she won't be back on the show...]

    05/25/2007 12:33:13 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 429 replies · 18,441+ views
    AP via Yahoo ^ | 5/25/07 | DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer
    <p>Rosie O'Donnell has fought her last fight at `The View.' ABC said Friday she won't be back on the show following her angry confrontation with co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck on Wednesday.</p> <p>O'Donnell asked for, and received, an early exit from her contract. She was due to leave "The View" in mid-June.</p>
  • George Bush on 'American Idol' Sends Rosie O'Donnell and Joy Behar Over the Deep End

    05/03/2007 6:41:48 AM PDT · by AT7Saluki · 17 replies · 1,193+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | 5/2/07 | Brent Baker
    The brief taped appearance of the President and First Lady on Tuesday's American Idol, to thank the viewers who contributed $70 million the week before to the show's “Idol Gives Back” fundraising effort on behalf of children's health charities, enraged the ladies Wednesday on the ABC daytime show The View and led them into some unusually bizarre -- even for them -- claims. Rosie O'Donnell ridiculed Bush's charity endeavor by comparing it with money spent on Iraq (“$500 billion in Iraq, but he wants to thank America for the $70 billion,” really million) and linked the appearance to how “all...
  • Rosie Bids Adieu to "The View"

    04/24/2007 8:27:03 PM PDT · by FortWorthPatriot · 95 replies · 3,484+ views
    There is a strong buzz in Hollywood that Rosie O'Donnell will announce Wednesday, April 25th- that's tomorrow folks- that she is leaving "The View." If it happens, it's likely Rosie will stick it out through the end of the season. TMZ has spoken with multiple industry people who say the word is spreading and the info emanated from inside the show itself. Rosie's rep could not be reached for comment. Stay tuned.
  • Zarf Transforms "The View"('shocked Long Island yentas and midwestern housewives')

    04/24/2007 4:02:47 PM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 8 replies · 1,041+ views
    TMZ ^ | Apr 24th 2007 3:13PM | TMZ Staff
    Rosie O'Donnell wasn't the only lesbian rocking the stage at a recent "View" taping. TMZ has learned that after the taping of an episode of the chat show, audience members were kept in the studio for a performance by "All My Children's" resident male-to-female transgendered British lesbian rockstar, Zarf/Zoe/Freddy. The "View" set doubled for a fictional episode of Erica Kane's own Pine Valley talker, "New Beginnings." In the episode which aired Tuesday, Erica (Susan Lucci) introduced Zarf -- now referred to as Zoe -- who sang "The Me Inside" to a packed house of shocked Long Island yentas and vacationing...
  • Rosie O'Donnell Will Probably Leave 'The View'

    01/10/2007 7:00:44 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 65 replies · 2,634+ views
    Rosie O'Donnell Will Probably Leave 'The View' Wednesday, January 10, 2007 By Roger Friedman Rosie Will Probably Leave 'The View' Rosie O'Donnell — quite rightly, I believe — has had enough of Barbara Walters and "The View." I am told that she is not likely to renew her one-year contract when it ends in June and will leave the crazy talk show after boosting its ratings higher than ever. Sources say that Rosie feels that the backstage antics at "The View" "are completely dysfunctional." O'Donnell, who's got plenty of money and lots of outside interests, simply doesn't need to be...
  • O'Donnell: Trump Is `obsessed With Me'

    01/08/2007 11:59:58 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies · 1,433+ views
    iwon News/AP ^ | January 8, 2007
    Rosie O'Donnell says Donald Trump is a man obsessed. "It's the way I look. He can't resist. I love when people say you're fat like you don't know," O'Donnell joked Monday on ABC's "The View.""... It's always the first comment of someone who disagrees with you if you happen to be on the plus side." Trump has been hurling insults at O'Donnell since she criticized his news conference with Miss USA Tara Conner last month. Trump announced that Conner would be allowed to keep her title, which had been in jeopardy because of underage drinking. "Boy, did I hit a...
  • Caught on Tape: James Brolin (wife* of Barbara Streisand) Touts 9/11Conspiracy Website on 'The View'

    12/28/2006 5:12:49 PM PST · by lowbridge · 9 replies · 1,513+ views
    http://newsbusters.org/ ^ | December 28, 2006 | Tim Graham
    Caught on Tape: James Brolin Touts 9/11Conspiracy Website on 'The View' Posted by Tim Graham on December 28, 2006 - 15:55. The Christmas break replay season offered a chance to catch up on shocking episodes of "The View" on ABC. On December 26, a replay of the December 6 program gave viewers in the Eastern and Central time zones the chance to see James Brolin pitch a government-set-up-9/11 website: "Can I tell you to have a look at www.911weknow.com? And then wait until I see you next time." The first broadcast was blocked in the East due to doting live...
  • Prayer Request: The Shrew's Mother Has Died

    11/06/2006 2:32:07 PM PST · by Nick Danger · 131 replies · 1,990+ views
    Email | November 6, 2006 | Nick Danger
    The Shrew's mother, Bonnie, passed away quietly Wednesday morning, November 1. All of her children and most of her grandchildren were able to be at her side or speak to her before she died. Her family had recently learned that a cancer thought to have been conquered had returned. To those of us who know him, The Shrew is a tireless worker on behalf of conservatism. He prefers to quietly get things done, without a lot of recognition. Let us remember The Shrew and his family as they struggle with the loss of their beloved mother.

    06/28/2006 9:35:45 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 78 replies · 1,975+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | Wed Jun 28 2006
    The wigs and faces have come off on morning television -- and the nails are out! It isn't pretty. Barbara Walters coldly ripped into outgoing VIEW talker Star Jones this morning on ABC-TV. Walters announced that Star would no longer be permitted to appear on the show -- effective immediately -- after Star strayed from script during an exit that's turned ugly. Transcipt: WALTERS: "And then there were three. This is, truthfully, a very difficult day for us, and it is a sad day for us. If you were watching the program yesterday, you would have heard Star announce that...
  • Claws Come Out On "The View" (sandra bernhard slimes Laura Bush)

    06/16/2006 9:37:43 PM PDT · by churchillbuff · 202 replies · 10,576+ views
    tmz ^ | June 16 06 | the view
    Comedienne Sandra Bernhard appeared on the show and, amidst a discussion about Laura Bush, characterized the First Lady, with her typical acidity as "heavily medicated." Co-host Elizabeth Hasselbeck, a vocally ardent Republican, took acute exception and tried to defend Mrs. Bush's work on childhood education, whereupon Bernhard called Hasselbeck "honey" – and then the sparks really flew. It was all a bit too much for Joy Behar to bear, apparently.
  • The witches of ABC's The View Gang Up on Giuliani for Backing Bush

    09/01/2004 9:08:22 AM PDT · by crushelits · 55 replies · 5,063+ views
    Media Research Center ^ | 09-01-2004 | Jessica Anderson
    Hosts of ABC's "The View" Gang Up on Giuliani for Backing Bush Joy Behar ridiculed Giuliani for claiming that the first thing he said after the 9/11 attacks was "thank God" George W. Bush "was our President" and she insisted that "of course" Al Gore would have been just as "tough" on terrorism. Former CBS News correspondent Meredith Vieira, who participated Sunday in an anti-Bush march, seemed similarly ignorant, scolding Giuliani: "The implication is that if you disagree, I think, with the administration that somehow you are on the side of the terrorists. " Giuliani shot back: "That isn't who...