Who might replace ‘extreme right-wing’ Elisabeth Hasselbeck on ‘The View’?

Just when you thought it was safe to go back to “The View”…. Just kidding. If, hypothetically speaking, you were considering giving “The View” a shot now that Joy Behar is leaving, don’t expect any tilt even slightly to the right. Word is that Elisabeth Hasselbeck is on the way out as well, with “insiders” saying that viewers find her “too extreme and right wing.”

If this is true, who’s going to create the sparks now that the show is left with straight-down-the-middle moderates Whoopi Goldberg, Barbara Walters and Sherri Shepherd?

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Speaking of tolerance, we wonder if these are some of the moderates in the focus group who found Hasselbeck too extreme.


  • https://twitter.com/tweetyuo Tangchung

    If its Meghan McCain they might need to get a bigger heavy duty couch.

    • Kathy Gibbs Barrett

      Your comment is reprehensible.

      • https://twitter.com/tweetyuo Tangchung

        If it offends you I’ll be happy to delete it. Would you like me to delete it?

        • Jefferson Tea Party

          LOL! I see what you did there.

          • http://www.facebook.com/138900508 Patrick Dennehy

            Oh **** I didn’t even…@tangchung:disqus man, you are too much. Couldn’t hate you if I tried…you’re awful haha

      • 2ifbyT

        Actually, it’s spot on. Her head is much bigger than anyone else’s on that show.

        • $27789750

          Oh, misunderstood. Thought you were talking about all the other ends on that show and considered the competition formidable. My bad.:)

  • Jimni27

    I wonder if The View realizes they would probably double their audience if they had an even number of liberals and conservatives instead of just catering to the left. As much as I love The Five, I wish they would do the same. I’m probably an odd duck but the pile-ons just don’t seem to get much done. I would love to see some good old fashioned debates going on.

    • CatHerder

      Bringing it up to an even fifty? Might be worth a shot.

      • http://twitter.com/jimni27 Jimni27

        2 right , 2 left, and 1 independent :)

    • http://www.facebook.com/138900508 Patrick Dennehy

      Totally agree, these maroons don’t care that they are alienating half the their potential audience. One would think they would want to maximize ratings.

      3:2 (3:3) on The Five(Six) would be fine by me, I just don’t know which Conserv would have to get voted off the island.

      • http://twitter.com/jimni27 Jimni27

        I know, right? It’s the same thing with SNL- why alienate half a potential audience? I stopped watching both The View and SNL after they decided they could care less about anyone who isn’t a left winger.
        As for The Five- just rotate them all in. They’re not all there everyday anyway.

        • http://www.facebook.com/138900508 Patrick Dennehy

          Oh okay, I am not very familiar with the format. I don’t watch The Five much because I am either working or going to class. The only time I ever catch it, is if I happen to be up in the middle of the night; studying or something.

    • Scott Carroll

      No, their ratings would tank. You realize the major demographic of this show is low information women right? As a general rule women do not enjoy or seek out confrontation. Now before you kind folks bombard me with angry responses telling me about your wife or your mother or your cousin’s friend’s great aunt who loooooves to watch MMA, that’s why I prefaced my comment with “as a general rule”.

      The target audience of The View don’t watch it for a healthy back and forth or a substantive debate or stimulating policy discussion. They prefer nodding heads and clucking tongues and getting the dish on the latest Kardashian scandal. This show is watched by the Mother Hens who never got married or have suffered through one or more divorces, i.e. Gender Democrats (Those women who have no idea what a fiscal cliff is or how to spell sequestration. All they know is that they’re women which means they’re Democrats). These women want two things from this show: To find out who Taylor Swift is dating this week and to have their worldview validated. Having Hasselbeck on the show didn’t serve those purposes, and neither would having any other conservative.

      • TheOriginalDonald

        Let’s see……what do I want to watch mornings @ 11 AM…..Whoopi, Sherri, and BABA WAWA….or Manuela, Amber, and Rachel??????

        I’M COMING ON DOWN TO SEE THE PRICE IS RIGHT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 😛

      • Penmar

        I’m going to take exception to your view of suffering through one or more divorce making one a “Gender Democrat”. Sometimes there are really good reasons for divorce, like domestic violence and other compelling reasons. Just as staying married and churning out babies doesn’t make one a conservative.

      • Jimni27

        I disagree- Did you notice though that they only polled their viewers? Of course they are going to think EH is a right wing nut job because all they have left are libs. They should have polled a potential audience instead.
        Now they are stuck with Sherri Shepard, who thinks the earth is flat- NO JOKE.

    • Just Me

      I would agree about The Five if only they would replace that disgusting Beckel with a human being!

      • http://twitter.com/jimni27 Jimni27

        There is this one guy who used to work for Obama’s campaign- Hannity has him on sometimes and the two of them go at it , but the guy makes great points without being obnoxious- cannot for the life of me remember his name though.

      • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1597476066 Lisa Edward

        never watch the five since fat slob ashole beckel there

    • http://twitter.com/phervik Vikki Rosich

      Don’t they realize it is mostly Conservative women who stay home to raise their babies? Never watched this show due to its reputation.

      • http://twitter.com/jimni27 Jimni27

        Either they are that dumb, or they really just don’t give a crap. Anything for the agenda.

        • LordStark

          well considering they kept on board the one who thinks the world is flat, yeah I’d say you are correct http://boingboing.net/2007/09/19/cohost-of-the-view-d.html

          • http://twitter.com/jimni27 Jimni27

            lol I said the same thing upthread earlier- she pretty much represents the audience. Very, very low info :)

      • Secede

        Actually their audience is all de Obama moms at home wit de babies from different daddies waiting on their welfare check

        • michael s

          Is this racist phonetic speak by a fellow rightly OK with you nacho cheese?

  • Squirrel!

    Well, I don’t watch The View, but there was a time I’d tune in. Elizabeth could never get a word out without getting jumped & ridiculed for her opinion(s) by Behar. I did consider maybe now she’d be able to at least finish a thought since the redhead extreme liberal witch is leaving. Still wasn’t going to watch anyway. If they choose to go full liberal with their panel, I’m sure their ratings will drop. Can’t imagine they’re very high anyway.

    • Beka

      Got to be mindless to watch that program. Life is short, so much too do and accomplish for good and this program is not good, it is trash.

      • Squirrel!


    • Garth Haycock

      Oh, they’re high alright.

      Wait, you mean the ratings, don’t you? Never mind.

  • https://twitter.com/davidjkramer DavidKramer

    Why not hold the VIew in Hades and have the dearly departed Chavez represent the conservative view. It would be as accurate as LSDNC having Joe Derp representing Republicans.

  • conservativemomma

    Hopefully Elizabeth will spend some time with her young family and realize that instilling her conservative values into her children is more important than trying to talk to an audience full of low info voters who hate God and country.

    • Beka

      AMEN! Ditto.

    • Just Me

      So right! I don’t watch the view, but she would have been my favorite on there….actually the only one I could stand! She was too good for the likes of them :)

    • Squirrel!

      Good point & SO TRUE!

    • conservativechick

      I’n shocked that she lasted so long beside those NASTY liberal women. Yuck.

    • Eric Hutchison

      True. She was always fighting a losing battle on that show. Every person who watches “The View” is either a Country/God-hating extreme far-left low-life, or a completely clueless moron.

      • ProfShadow

        She was like Bob Beckel on “The Five” but actually someone who has ethics. And yeah, cuter by far.

    • scubaski00

      People who watch The View regularly, as well as the studio audience (comprised mostly of women) make women in general look stupid!

  • http://www.facebook.com/138900508 Patrick Dennehy

    She’s a real neocon alright o.0 If she is ‘extreme right wing’ what the heck am I?? Wowzers. I don’t even consider myself ‘extreme’ just rational…

    • waltzingmtilda

      I’ve been saying this for two days…if EH is their idea of a radical right-winger, I can only imagine what they’d think of me. And I have to LOL at the idea of Meggles McCain replacing EH as the “conservative” voice…I guess the only good conservative in their eyes is of the RINO variety.

  • Maxx

    So, Hasslebeck leaving the View brings out the party of hate and intolerance once again. It must suck to have to go through life with that much anger and malcontent seething inside of oneself…rendering a “good luck with your next gig” an impossible sentiment to articulate. No, it’s just one pathetic insult after another.

    “War on women?” I guess they meant “only women who agree with us.”

  • APW

    I stopped watching the view when Whoppie and Joy Behar thought it was a good idea to walk off while interviewing Bill O’Reilly. I did find Elizabeth to be a little bit of a scold, and she never did anything prior to the show to establish herself as a smart conservative. That being said, I was pleased with Behar’s departure, but eh. Barbara’s grand dame act is tiresome, Sherry is okay, Whoopie is a murderer–she had 6 abortions! The View should fold up it tent and slink away.

    • http://www.facebook.com/138900508 Patrick Dennehy

      I think that’s why they picked E.H. in the first place. Could you imagine if it was a tough, no nonsense, expert on all the issues conservative (like Malkin)? She would eat their lunch and make them look bad, on a daily basis. They had her on once and never again…

      • TheOriginalDonald

        That’s probably why they DIDN’T pick Rachel Campos-Duffy in the first place.

    • mike

      sherry is ok??? are you kidding??… those three words just lost you any and all credibility whatsoever.

      • aliwilcox

        Jeeze MIke, what are you pissed at? I gave Sherry a pass because she has an autistic kid, but I didn’t know she had numerous abortions! And I really don’t care if I lost credibility with you–I don’t even know you! Go shout at a liberal, jerk.

    • artbud

      Sherrie is a murderer too. She has had more abortions than she can count. Her words.

    • Cruz2016!!!

      Whoopie had 6 abortions? Wow, what scum…nothing like using abortion for your birth control….bragging about getting stoned all the time has fried her brain cells for sure

  • Lara (LAIR-A)

    Joy Behar’s departure made me consider tuning in again until I heard this. I’m sure they’ll replace Elisabeth with a progressive. Somehow I don’t think ABC cares about balance.

  • http://www.facebook.com/138900508 Patrick Dennehy

    I was bored, so I did a little searching. People, from time to time, come in and accuse Twitchy of ‘TEH BIASED’. That Twitchy only posts a certain(slanted) kind of tweet.

    In this case positive remarks from E.H. supporters and disgusting attacks by haters.

    So I decided to try to find one, just one, tweet from someone who disagrees with E.H. but still said something along the lines of ‘I didn’t agree with her but I am sad to see her go’ or ‘Goodluck Elizabeth from a liberal’

    Guess what I found? Bueller?

  • http://www.facebook.com/G.J.Lizotte Gary Lizotte

    They will have to move the show to MSNBC in between Chris Matthews and Ed Bruce

  • Beka

    Some of you are just down right hateful people. And you just showed us all what EXACTLY is wrong with our country. People like you, IM and Brad, Ruane. Pathetic you are.

    • http://www.facebook.com/138900508 Patrick Dennehy

      Whoa lol, for a second I wasn’t sure who you were referring to. Some of these tweeters* ftfy :)

  • http://www.facebook.com/brett.mcmicken Brett McMicken

    leave it to chavez to pick the wrong time to die

  • http://extremesplash.wordpress.com/ Ben Bollman

    Do they realize that they more than likely only have the amount of viewers they do because Hasselbeck agrees with a majority of the audience’s point of view?

    • http://www.facebook.com/138900508 Patrick Dennehy

      Is The View on at the same time as Megan Kelly? I don’t even know… I could’ve looked it up in the time it took to type this, but meh

      • http://extremesplash.wordpress.com/ Ben Bollman

        I think so, I know my mother watches The View because of Hasselbeck.

  • lcky9

    ONLY ones who watch the view are really flustered women who couldn’t get or hold a man, haven’t had a independent thought in their lives OR those on the plantation who are to LAZY to get off..

  • arttie

    Instead of a broad view it will be the even narrower view of bigoted broads.

  • http://www.davidsmusings.com/ David

    Watching The View now will be like watching “Walking Dead” with all the zombies. Well…..except Walking Dead is much more entertaining.

    • Secede

      If Barbara Walters were to guest star on The Walking Dead, she wouldn’t need makeup…

  • Barack Hussein Sharpton

    The Spew should hire a naked Lena Dunham to take Hasselbeck’s place and replace Joyless Behar with birth control expert Sandra Fluke. /sarc

  • williambaranowski

    Run for something, Elizabeth. Please.

  • Robert W Fritz

    so much for the tolerant left,all I hear is hatred.but if it were conserves saying these same things you would be called a racist

    • SpinMeNot

      We don’t say them, and we are still called racists and bigots and other more colorful terms.

      We’ve reached a point that they have control of the narrative and the support of the low-information, gimme a handout crowd. Its time we respond in kind and regain the momentum.

  • Stefanie Wick

    Isn’t it called “The View” so there can be different views? Maybe now they can call it The Liberals View. Now I WILL stop watching it..

  • disqus_lLUSGwbabb

    They fired her for making too much sense. They can’t have that on The View.

  • traffic_robot

    I remember watching The View the first day it aired, and thought for sure it would bomb because it was dumb.

    This country has failed me.

  • Sam Spade

    Too bad they fear someone who is not a mindless libtard clone. She is the only one who made sense when she got the opportunity to speak. Joy Behar is pure hate and Whoopi Goldberg is clueless. The View is right up there with MSNBC.

  • megandrewsmom

    I guess I’ll stop watching now. Oh wait, I did after the 1st episode. Even Elizabeth Hasselbeck wasn’t enough to make Joy Behar bearable.

  • mike

    I can see abc hiring valerie bertinelli to replace joy. bertinelli has just about the same arrogant liberal attitude as behar and almost as crass a mouth to go with it.

  • Renny

    Michelle. Go get em’ Malkin!

  • SirLancelot70

    Sorry, but she’s not a “right-wing” extremist if she supports gay marriage.

  • http://www.facebook.com/elaine.folga Elaine Davis Folga

    I have always admired Elizabeth for being so young and so conservataive amongst the wolves of liberalism! I am sorry to see her leave the View as that was the only way I would watch the show and I would root for her all the way! But I know she will have many offers along the way of her new journey in life or she may just want to take time off with her husband and small children. Prayers sent her way! Thanks Elizabeth for representing me!

  • Liberty

    Let’s be fair: she’s not even that Conservative in all of her opinions, I don’t believe.

  • Red Fred

    Oh good!~Now I don’t have to see Whoop, Barb, or what’s her name EVER again. “:)

  • http://www.facebook.com/janet.maxwell.96 Janet Maxwell

    elizabeth is the only one I could tolerate on the show like sherry and barbara the other 2 are extremist

  • Paul Citro

    Whoop….. another racist with a mask.

  • Garrett

    “I’ve always wanted to do a show with women of different generations, backgrounds and views” … Guess that got too tiring.

  • tsluf273

    Second look at Janeane Garafalo!

  • Holdtheoneyouneed

    If she is smart she will jump over to The Blaze and work with Glenn Beck’s skyrocketing network…he is on Dish already, DirecTV as of May, U-Verse as of June, Bright House as of August. Yep…this will finish off cable news for CNN and pump it straight to Fox and The Blaze.

  • Bill Board

    If viewers find Hasselbeck “too extreme and right wing”, that just shows the mentality of the “useful idiot” audience.

  • hashimoto

    Isnt Barbara Walters dead yet?? here’s for hoping

    • $23629333

      I seem to recall that – just recently – she had what could have been a very bad fall. Fortunately – for her – she landed on her head, so there was no real harm done.

      Once upon a time, I never would have thought of posting such a rude comment. Then, the 2008 election changed everything. After seeing and hearing the abuse heaped upon the GOP VP candidate, I decided that I would respond “in kind” to the portsiders with the muddy hands and mucky mouths.

      • hashimoto


  • Jedd McHead

    “The View” is an ironic name for a show where four of five panalists wear blinders. Best of luck elsewhere, Elizabeth — your input was wasted among those droning crones.

  • DGHeck

    Was she “Fired” Fired? Or just fired?

    • disqus_LASIg6epmj

      Her contract is not getting renewed.

  • grais

    Who watches that crap in the first place? Is it the same folks who are die-hard fans of Who Wants To Be America’s Next Top Fat Attention Whore Housewife Behaving Badly Looking For A Mate Of Some Sort?
    I really don’t know.

  • $23629333

    Why couldn’t Fox create a show – perhaps called “The Competing View” – and stock it with women like Liz Cheney, Star Parker, Pamela Geller, Ayaan Hirsi Ali and the young lady who created Twitchy? Beyond what might be learned from the discussions, the audience would learn that conservative women come in all shapes, sizes and colors.

    • Cruz2016!!!

      You are referring to Michelle Malkin…and yes, what a great show that would be

  • Paul Citro

    Fox should hire Hassslebeck she seems to have it together and can take the liberal beatings

  • http://twitter.com/YTICBT DUH

    How’s about someone …… say………from the ………UBER LEFT?

  • Gallatin

    Elizabeth needs to get away from those witches before they poison her life anymore.

  • Gallatin

    Elizabeth Hasselbeck kicked off #TheView / 2 conservative…I guess they want some1 who has no spine.BREAKING: John McCain joins The View

    GREAT TWEET Marybeth you’ve summed things up very nicely.

  • capisce

    the only diversity allowed on the left is reserved for the color of your
    “I (Heart) Che Guevera” t-shirt.

  • http://apostrophejones.com/ Gloves Donahue, Jr.

    I know who would like to replace Behar.
    It’s Barack Obama’s dream to join the other ladies on The View.

    • ratizbad

      Barack Hussein,Likes naked men in the bathhouses,Just as long as Moochelle the vegetable Queen doesn’t know.what is going on,Cucumbers and Carrots are on the menu this week for Barry.

  • disqus_guDHy5TDq5

    All of you haters out there,,,,shame on you,,,the name of the show is the VIEW,,,get it ? Everyone has an opinon and is entitled to it,,,,kinda gets old always listening to the leftest blowhards view,,,i wish Elizebeth well

  • Honest_E

    If Hasselbeck is too extreme right wing for their viewers, what prey tell is too extreme leftist? That show is way off the rails progressive liberal fanatics. I can’t stand to watch. The way they worship our demagogue president is disgusting.

    • unknown

      Extreme leftist? Don’t be silly, they don’t exist just like a non-white racist /sarc.

  • Man of Little Means

    I was told Rosie McDonnell would replace Elizabeth and the tittle would be Changed to “Liberals with a View” or The “liberal View” they’re still debating.

  • Eric Hutchison

    Oh, but Joy Behar wasn’t too extreme to the left? Okay, whatever.

  • scubaski00

    I nominate MICHELLE MALKIN!!! Assuming she can stomach looking across the table at Whoopie!! LOL :)

  • Cruz2016!!!

    If you think Elizabeth Hasslebeck is conservative…um….you’re worse off then expected.

  • Cruz2016!!!

    What would the view do if they really had a conservative on the show…I know…it will never happen

  • ProfShadow

    What’s “The View?”
    Who cares?

  • MaryUKtheScot

    There is not one show on FOX that i can recall who DONt have a Liberal contributor, WHAT is the point of having a discussion/debate with all same thinking individuals, personally i think the audience/public are better served with ALL points of “VIEW” and can come to their OWN conclusions, we are poorer otherwise!! I sure would LOVE Anne Coulter on the panel!!

  • http://twitter.com/VaGirl68 Gwen Riggleman

    Truth is, not that many even watch the View anymore. It’s going downhill at warp speed. Elisabeth is leaving at a good time.

  • notenoughtime

    TV and entertainment is a vast wasteland of lightweights who do not want a conversation or dialogue that is in opposition to their “views”. Intelligent people do not watch The View!

    • nogodintheconstitution

      No opinions in opposition to their views… Hmmmm… Now where is the best example of that… The Five… Four Conservatives and One Democrat… 4 to 1 The very definition of Fair And Balanced :-)

  • Donald Crow

    the funny thing here is, she wasnt really all that conservative..lol

  • carolchristine

    Probably orders from the Whitehouse. No conservative views allowed on state run tv.

  • K Brown

    Elizabeth gone? Don’t worry no one will notice because only old women watch that show. Everyone else watches everything else.

  • Joe Squid

    After ten years with the likes of Joyless Bunghole, Whoopie Goldbrick, etc. Elizabeth stated that the first thing she was going to do was head down to Tijuana for a few months of doing the donkey shows, just to get some of her self-respect back!

  • http://twitter.com/JackBlair69 Jack Blair

    Internal polling at “The View” suggests that Ms. Hasselbeck’s physical appearance detracts from the otherwise consistent aesthetic of the show.

  • anjullyn

    Never watched, but seeing who is on the panel I think they will want someone like conservative Kathy Griffin.

  • Orlando Cee

    Why don’t they invite Toure? He doesn’t wear a dress (at least not on camera) but he’d fit right in.

  • http://www.BoycottLeftism.com/ itekisan

    $20 says Soledad O’Brien is in the running. Gah, what a repellant thought.

  • Sara Nichols

    Elisabeth is not leaving the View. It was a rumor that she was fired.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Reginald-Winthorp/100000101679475 Reginald Winthorp

    She’s probably looking forward to spending more time with her family instead of that panel of men she worked with.

  • RushLpig

    Such hand wringing for the the former Survivor cast member. Heh.

  • Rick Bowser

    Sorry to be the bearer of bad news Libbies, Elisabeth isn’t going anywhere. It will be interesting to see who replaces Behar.