There are ongoing rumors that Elizabeth Hasselbeck is fed up with the constant bickering and political gotcha games on The View and is seriously thinking of leaving the program. Read about it below and see photos and a video.
Frankly, I’ve wondered why Elizabeth Hasselbeck has stayed on The View as long as she has. If I were in her situation, I think I would have a hard time getting up and going to work in the morning. Part of the appeal of the show is the cat fights and since Elizabeth is the only conservative on the show, she’s generally the focus of the rants of the liberals on the show. A lot of times it seems like Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg tag team her when they aren’t both hammering her at the same time.
The show has turned very political with the upcoming election. The bias on the show couldn’t be more evident. The recent very disrespectful treatment of John and Cindy McCain compared to the fawning treatment of Barack and Michelle Obama was a last straw. Not to mention the number of celebrities who come on the show and refuse to even acknowledge Elizabeth because …. well …. who knows why. Apparently, they disapprove of her views.
It seems that things are tense enough on the set that Barbara Walters has had ‘cooling off’ meeting with the ladies who host the show. They say its not as bad as it was when Rosie O’Donnell was on the show (see video below), but its plenty bad.
Elizabeth is said to be upset enough with the whole situation that she’s giving serious thought to leaving and is considering hosting her own show on Fox News.
I think that if Elizabeth leaves The View, they will have a hard time finding a replacement token conservative. I can see the show having problems without her on there. She brings an alternative point of view, as intolerant as her liberal counterparts obvious are of her opinions. Without her, they will just be preaching to the choir.
Elizabeth Hasselbeck – Video
Rosie O’Donnell vs Elizabeth Hasselbeck on The View