Rosie Odonnell says bye to “The View”
This is a bad news for the fans of Rosie O’donnell. Rosie has decided to exit the ABC show next week. According to a Hollywood Reporter the reason behind the decision is she says that she needs to focus more on her family.
As a response to THR statement, an ABC rep says that O’donnell is a very talented star who brings fresh ideas every morning and also provides excitement and passion for the show. In the moment she expressed her idea on leaving the show we respected and understood the desire of Rosie of giving her life and family the first priority, he added furthermore.
But Rosie will take part in guest appearances on the Fosters and theABC crew was more delighted on that. The ABC rep says that that they know that she will not leave “The View” and will again return. In September 2014 O’donnellreturned The View after having held a seat on the show during the 2006-2007 season. She also joined the rebuilding period for the show which show Barbara Walters sign off in May 2014. With Rosie O’donnell the show also welcomed Republican political analyst Nicolle Wallace and also Rosie Perez.
Behind the scenes it is said that O’donnell and Whoopi Goldberg, the co-host have clashed and also the reboot has not made a success to reverse the show’s ratings woes. Among the total viewers it is reported that The View’s ratings are flat year-over-year and it has decreased to 9 percent which was 25-to-54.