ABC confirms Rosie coming back to 'The View'
With the departures of Sherri Shepherd, Jenny McCarthy and Barbara Walters from ABC’s The View, the daytime talk show is filling one of the empty slots with one of its old hosts, Rosie O'Donnell. The show confirmed on Twitter Thursday that O’Donnell will return as a co-host with moderator Whoopi Goldberg for the talk show’s 18th season. O'Donnell was on the show frm 2006 to 2007 and famously clashed with Donald Trump and even co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck.
It may seem a surprise since O'Donnell left the show after only one season following an angry split-screen confrontation with Hasselbeck over the Iraq War. She may have rubbed people the wrong way, but she also brought in ratings.