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A Petition Emerges Calling To Fire Raven-Symone

11/1/2015 10:31am EST
Haters Asked That 'The View' Star Raven-Symone Be Removed From S
A petition asked that Raven-Symone be removed from "The View."

ABC responded to the petition that was initially sent to Executive Producer Barbara Walters.

"We love Raven," a spokesperson for ABC told E! News.

"She is confident, genuine and opinionated, all qualities that make her a great addition to the panel," the spokesperson remarked.

"African Americans and black people around the diaspora need a voice representative of their views and not a voice representative of what white people want us to say," the petition read.

"We need strong black role models in prominent positi...

Raven-Symone Under Fire From Her Own Father

10/12/2015 9:53am EDT
Raven-Symone's Dad Spills, 'My Daughter Says Some Dumb S**t' Aft
Raven-Symoné's is under fire from her own father after speaking out against "ghetto" names on "The View."

In a Facebook post over the weekend, Christopher B. Pearman, Symone's father, remarked that he understands his daughter's comments can be controversial.

In fact, he "doesn't always agree with what she says," he remarked.

To My Dear Friends,There has been much talk today about my daughters comments on her show The View. People have been...

Posted by Christopher B. Pearman on Friday, October 9, 2015

"Children grow up and become influenced by many things, situations and people. I ce...

What Did Raven-Symoné Say (This Time) That Has Many Outraged?

10/11/2015 12:57pm EDT
Raven-Symoné 'Black-Sounding Names' Backlash: 'View' Co-Host In
Raven-Symoné found herself in a thick pickle this week for allegedly making a racist remark about stereotypes, namely "black-sounding names." Raven joined several other The View co-hosts in a discussion about a UCLA study. Symoné's comments about not hiring people with ghetto names rubbed Social Media the wrong way, and she faced allegations of intra-racism and hypocrisy.

Raven-Symoné is no stranger to stirring up a dust storm of confusion. Here are just times she's make controversial remarks: Her response to someone comparing Michelle Obama to an ape; her disagreement with Harriet Tubman...

Are Candace Cameron Bure's Days Numbered At 'The View'?

9/20/2015 10:30am EDT
Are Candace Cameron Bure's Days Numbered At 'The View'? Goes Aga
Are Candace Cameron Bure's days numbered on "The View" after speaking out against her co-hosts after nurse controversy?

After "The View" hosts Joy Behar and Michelle Collins poked fun at nurse and Miss Colorado Kelley Johnson, Cameron could stay silent on her "views" no longer.

"I did dodge a bullet although I wish I were there because I would have had some other words to say, which were how much I appreciate nurses," she told E! News.

"We couldn't do what they do. Doctors couldn't do what they do without the nurses. I'm so appreciative and grateful of nurses," she remarked.

In light ...

Chelsea Clinton Has No Interest In Joining This Talk Show

9/2/2015 2:14pm EDT
Chelsea Clinton To Join 'The View'? ABC Execs Believe She Could
ABC executives have reportedly been pressuring Chelsea Clinton to join "The View," but the presidential hopeful's daughter wants nothing to do with the daytime chat show.

An insider told Radar Online: "Chelsea snubbed ABC's offer to make her the next Barbara Walters. In the past two months, she’s been approached twice by producers begging her to join the troubled talk show!"

In addition, "Chelsea’s got a name that people will recognize. She has the brains and experience to command the panel," the source added.

"The View" has suffered in recent years and is revamping its roster of co-host...

Joy Behar: 'I'm Happy To Be Back Home'

8/26/2015 8:18am EDT
Joy Behar Is Back: Joy Behar Returning As Host Of 'The View'
Joy Behar, who hosted "The View" for 16 years before departing in 2013, will be returning to the daytime talker as part of a massive revamp of the series.

The comedian stated that she was lured to return because of the upcoming presidential race.

“Just when I thought I was out, they pulled me back in,” Behar said. “I’m happy to be back home. And I’m looking forward to sticking my two cents into the hot topics, especially now that Hillary and the Donald are in the spotlight.”

“Full House” star Candace Cameron Bure will also join Whoopi Goldberg at the table, along with Paula Faris, Michel...

Did Rosie Perez Jump Ship Sooner Than Expected?

8/12/2015 8:31am EDT
Rosie Perez Reportedly Quit 'The View' Early After ABC Forced He
Rosie Perez quit ABC's daytime talk show "The View" sooner than expected because of guest host Kelly Osbourne's remarks about Donald Trump and Latinos, according to a report by The Daily Mail.

Osbourne said: "If you kick every Latino out of this country, then who is going to be cleaning your toilet, Donald Trump?"

She later apologized, and Perez was certainly put off by the remark. However, she defended Kelly at the end of the show and later tweeted that her heart is "so pure and righteous."

The Daily Mail's story suggests that Perez was forced to apologize against her wishes and that's ...

Nicolle Wallace Is The Latest To Leave 'The View'

7/16/2015 12:16am EDT
Nicolle Wallace
Nicolle Wallace's won't be hosting The View anymore. According to Variety, ABC has fired Wallace from her position as one of The View's co-hosts- although there's potential for her to return in a smaller role down the line.

Wallace, who was formerly the communications chief for George W. Bush, was The View's token Republican voice, but she wasn't Republican enough for ABC's liking. The network thought she wasn't disagreeing enough with her co-hosts' liberal-leaning political stances, and also that she seemed out of her depth when it came to celebrity gossip.

According to Hollywood Take, A...

Why Is Rosie Perez Leaving 'The View'?

7/8/2015 9:16am EDT
Rosie Perez
After months of speculation, Rosie Perez is officially leaving daytime talk show "The View." Executive producer Bill Wolff announced the news in a memo to staffers on Tuesday.

He said in a statement, "Our friend Rosie Perez has decided to leave the show at the conclusion of this season to pursue full time her love for acting. Stepping into the role of talk show host at the same time she has been starring on Broadway has been incredibly impressive. And beyond being an enormously talented performer, Rosie is a dedicated advocate who has brought passion and insight to the panel every day."


Rosie Perez Might Be Leaving 'The View'... Again!

7/3/2015 12:44am EDT
Rosie Perez 'View' Cut Happening? ABC Planning 'The View' Reboot
Is Rosie Perez getting ousted from The View? According to Variety, it's more likely than you think. They're reporting that ABC has plans to reboot the all-women daytime talk show for the next fall season, and that at least one of the show's regular hosts might be getting the axe.

Rosie Perez is allegedly on the chopping block, and so is her co-host Nicolle Wallace. It seems ABC isn't satisfied with how the two hosts are handling the show's Hot Topics segment (as well, The Wrap claims that Wallace isn't being "conservative enough or outspoken enough" to function as the show's token Republic...

Which Star Just Revealed She's Only 'Quasi-Straight?'

6/16/2015 4:39pm EDT
Rosie Perez
Rosie Perez had a relationship with a girl once, and she's not afraid to talk about it. According to People, Perez attended TrevorLIVE, an event for the Trevor Project- a NYC foundation that offers suicide prevention support for community, but she even opened up with a personal story of her own.

"Every human being, whether they want to admit it or not, went through a period of questioning. I know I did," Perez admitted on Monday. She went into detail about, Michelle, a girl she met in junior high and felt an instant connection with- even though she identified as straight. "All I wanted to...

'The View' Has Finally Picked Its Permanent Co-Host

6/10/2015 1:16pm EDT
Raven Symone
Whoopi Goldberg announced on Wednesday that Raven-Symone is officially a co-host of "The View." The former "Cosby Show" star has been guest co-hosting the daytime chat show since March and is now a permanent addition to the panel, which also includes Nicolle Wallace and Rosie Perez.

Goldberg told the studio audience, "We are happy to announce Raven-Symoné is now permantely part of The View."

The crowd screamed their support, and confetti was blasted into the crowd as Raven walked on to the stage with the song "Celebrate" playing in the background.

The "That's So Raven" star has been a ...

Jenny McCarthy Slams 'View' Producers

4/17/2015 10:53am EDT
Jenny McCarthy Thinks 'The View' Will Be Cancelled For Changing
Former "The View" co-host Jenny McCarthy believes the daytime talk show is on its way out. She blames the producers for changing the hosts too often.

"It's like a serial dater. Stick with one boyfriend and don't go on Tinder," McCarthy told the New York Daily News.

The comedienne/actress left the show after just one season. Longtime panelist Sherri Shepherd recently checked out, and Rosie O'Donnell, who was asked back after leaving several years prior, left for personal reasons. It's been rumored that Rosie Perez will also be jumping ship.

McCarthy says executives expect instant success ...

Raven-Symoné Defends Univision Host Over Michelle Obama 'Planet Of The Apes' Comparison

3/18/2015 2:47pm EDT
Actress Raven-Symone has been sitting in with the ladies of The View this week, and on Tuesday she made some comments on a recent story about Univision TV host Rodner Figueroa's firing over likening Michelle Obama to an ape.

Raven's opinion on the matter wasn't exactly well-received though, especially by show regular Rosie Perez.

"A lot of Latin people recognize the fact that we do have African blood in us," Perez said. "A lot of them do not want to recognize that fact, and that's where this stems from. There is a secret in the Latin community, specifically the Caribbean, South American, ...

'The View' Host Whoopi Goldberg TEARS Into Giuliana Rancic - 'She's Not Joan Rivers!'

2/27/2015 8:43am EST
'The View' Host Whoopi Goldberg TEARS Into Giuliana Rancic - 'Sh
Man, Giuliana Rancic is being dragged over the coals for this Zendaya thing. The Oscars were last weekend, and people are still talking about it.

And the latest source of Giuliana Rancic fever is "The View," where the show's stars debated her remarks, and Whoopi Goldberg laid out some harsh truths.

"She's not Joan Rivers," Goldberg stated bluntly. "Unless you know how to make jokes, don't do it."

"Giuliana is a newbie. She is not a stand-up. We don't know her as a funny person. And so the joke doesn't sound like a joke."

"I have had dreads for 40 years, and never have I smelled like pat...

Why Is Rosie O'Donnell Really Leaving 'The View'?

2/9/2015 5:48pm EST
Rosie O'Donnell
Rosie O'Donnell's publicist and ABC confirmed over the weekend that the star is quitting her hosting duties on "The View," and now she's revealing the true reason for her exit.

O'Donnell has split with her second wife, Michelle Rounds, and wants to focus on her children. But she's also concerned about her health. She had a near-fatal heart attack in 2012 and doctors are worried about her stress levels.

She told "My doctors were noticing that there was an uptick in my (blood pressure) numbers since I started on the show. It got a little bit worse right before the holidays, and ...

Rosie Perez Isn't Leaving 'The View'

1/16/2015 8:48am EST
Rosie Perez
Rosie O'Donnell has shrugged off reports that her co-host Rosie Perez is permanently leaving "The View."

Earlier this week, reports surfaced that Perez was quitting the daytime talk show after just four months because she was focusing on her Broadway play "Fish in the Dark."

On Thursday, O'Donnell told the audience that Perez was just taking a hiatus.

She explained: "No matter what you read anywhere, Rosie Perez is coming back after she is done rehearsing her play. Her play... opens soon and then she will back here soon at her job regardless of what you hear on other shows or read in mag...

Naya Rivera Apologizes For 'White People Showering' Comment (Watch)

1/15/2015 11:50am EST
Naya Rivera Returns To 'The View' To Apologize For Ethnic Shower
Naya Rivera backpedaled on her comments that "showering daily is such a white people thing."

Rivera's appearance as a guest host on "The View" on caused an uproar when the actress revealed her opinion to the shocked panel.

After vicious comments towards the actress were posted on social media, the "Glee" star returned to "The View" to apologize.

She also claimed her comments were meant for comic relief.

“Yesterday, we were talking about a study that says you’re supposed to shower once or twice every three days. I had an opinion on it that was supposed to be a joke. Apparently it didn’...

Is Rosie Perez Leaving 'The View'?

1/15/2015 8:41am EST
Is Rosie Perez Leaving 'The View'?
Rosie Perez has only been a part of "The View" for four short months, but it looks like four months was enough. Perez is leaving "The View," Variety reports.

Apparently, she was having difficulties adjusting to the show (which switches between soft daytime TV stuff and hard news- remember that whole Rosie O'Donnell Iraq War thing?).

Perez reportedly also couldn't handle reading off the teleprompter.

You can't even find Perez on "The View" right now- she's taken January, off, to star alongside Larry David in "Fish in the Dark," a Broadway play also written by David.

According to Variety,...

What Made Whoopi & Rosie Scream At Each Other?

12/19/2014 10:11am EST
The View
Whoopi Goldberg and Rosie O'Donnell got in to a heated debate during Thursday's episode of "The View" while discussing racism.

Guest star Laverne Cox from "Orange is the New Black" talked with the co-hosts, including Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace, about how African-Americans are profiled in stores.

Goldberg argued that the profiling was ignorance, explaining: "You need to know what real racism is. Racism is when someone comes up to you and says, 'I hope you f---king die. That's racism."

She added, "I've been black for 60 years. For me, stupidity, there are dumb folks who just say dumb ...

Rosie O'Donnell Shows Off Massive Weight Loss On 'The View'

9/16/2014 9:12am EDT
Rosie O'Donnell Shows Off Massive Weight Loss On 'The View'
Seven years after leaving "The View," Rosie O'Donnell returned as a co-host on Monday, surprising fans with a much slimmer body (and with bare feet!)

The TV personality once tipped the scales at 237 pounds, but after having a heart attack in 2012 she knew she had to lose some weight and become healthier. However, the weight loss process has been mentally challenging.

"I'm not used to it yet. I still buy the wrong-sized clothes," she told the audience. "A lot of people who have never had weight issues their whole life would assume that losing weight and going from morbidly obese to being a...

Actress Rosie Perez, Political Commentator Nicolle Wallace Join 'The View'

9/4/2014 9:45am EDT
Actress Rosie Perez, Political Commentator Nicolle Wallace Join
ABC just announced that actress Rosie Perez and political commentator Nicolle Wallace have joined the cast of daytime talk show "The View." They will be joining Whoopi Goldberg and Rosie O'Donnell on the panel.

Executive producer Bill Wolff said in a statement: "These are powerful and accomplished women from different walks of life who have had amazing personal and professional experiences. Each brings incredible perspective and information to the table. This mix of smart, vibrant and energetic women is unlike anything else on daytime television."

Perez and Wallace are taking over for Sh...

Jenny McCarthy Talks About Wedding Plans, Exiting 'The View' & New Gig

7/15/2014 9:21am EDT
Jenny McCarthy Talks About Wedding Plans, Exiting 'The View' & N
Jenny McCarthy appeared on Howard Stern's radio show to discuss her upcoming wedding to Donnie Wahlberg, leaving "The View" and her next gig as a radio host. Of their rather large families, McCarthy confirmed that their wedding would have 80 guests, "no celebrities" and it will take place in "next couple months".

She added that she is not a "bridezilla" and approaches the entire thing like a guy. She revealed, "I feel like I'm a dude. I just want to show up. I have Lee Press-On Nails. I'm not that kind of girl. I don't care, as long as the heart is in the ceremony, that's all that ma...

Rumor Patrol: Justin Bieber Romances, Robin Thicke Bombs, 'The View' And Sarah Palin

7/13/2014 12:03pm EDT
Rumor Patrol: Justin Bieber Romances, Robin Thicke Bombs, 'The V
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Justin Bieber Dating Yovanna Ventura: Just when you thought Justin was getting back with Selena Gomez (they basically spent everyday together a few months ago, after all), it appears maybe the singer was trying to let her down gently before dropping the bomb. Justin uploaded photos of himself and the beautiful Yovanna, and by all intents and purposes it appears the two are an item. Has Justin really mov...

Jenny McCarthy Thought She'd Be Hosting 'The View' For 20 More Years

7/9/2014 10:01pm EDT
Jenny McCarthy New You
Jenny McCarthy appears on the cover of the fall issue of New You magazine, and in her accompanying, ill-timed interview the actress explained that in 20 years she sees herself still hosting the view.

McCarthy was let go from the show after just one season during a cast shake-up last week, departing along with fellow co-host Sherri Shepherd; which is something she obviously did not see coming.

"Believe it or not, I think I'm still on 'The View,'" McCarthy tells New You when asked where she thinks she'll be in 20 years. "I love the show. I'm doing so much work to improve myself-signing up f...

Elisabeth Hasselbeck: Rosie O'Donnell 'Spit In The Face Of The Military'

7/9/2014 6:34pm EDT
Elisabeth Hasselbeck
Elisabeth Hasselbeck, who constantly butted heads with Rosie O'Donnell on The View over political differences, has spoken out about reports claiming Rosie is returning to the daytime talk show.

Hasselbeck is on vacation from her spot on FOX News's Fox & Friends morning show, but that didn't stop her from calling in to discuss the new hire. She told the show over the phone, "What could ruin a vacation more than news like this... talk about not securing the border. Here in comes to The View the very woman who’s spit in the face of our military, spit in the face of her own network, and really...

Done Deal: Rosie O'Donnell Set To Rejoin 'The View'

7/8/2014 9:37pm EDT
Rosie O'Donnell
Rosie O'Donnell is set to rejoin the The View after the current shake-up on the show's panel has produced three openings. reports that the deal is now in place following negotiations that started a few days ago, and all that's left is the official announcement.

O'Donnell will join Whoopi Goldberg on the panel, which lost host/creator Barbara Walters to retirement earlier this year and announced that veteran Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy, who co-hosted the show for the past season, would be leaving.

O'Donnell signed on as a co-host of the daytime program back in 2006, but she...

Sarah Palin Makes Her Case To Join 'The View'

7/7/2014 5:03pm EDT
Sarah Palin
If Barbara Walters is seeking a conservative viewpoint on her show The View, which is losing three hosts, perhaps she should look in Alaska.

Walters has retired from the show she created and Jenny McCarthy and Sherri Shepherd left, leaving a three-woman void in the show's off-season (our picks for replacements are here). Recently it was rumored Monica Lewinsky could be in the running to fill a chair, and now Sarah Palin has thrown her name out there as a possibility.

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter promoting her show Amazing America with Sarah Palin, the former Vice Presidenti...

Rumor Patrol: Nick Cannon Is Playing Richard Pryor In Biopic, Monica Lewinsky Headed To 'The View?'

7/5/2014 9:00am EDT
Rumor Patrol: Nick Cannon Is Playing Richard Pryor In Biopic, Mo
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Nick Cannon To Star In Richard Pryor Biopic: Singer/Actor Nick is reportedly set to play the legendary comedian in an upcoming film. While the film isn't in production yet, he already has the role when he wants it. The report has divided fans of the comedian, with some thinking Cannon is the wrong choice – but is it even true?

Verdict: True. Cannon said as much to TMZ and later put up a photo on Instag...

Sherri Shepherd And Jenny McCarthy Fired From 'The View': Possible Replacements

6/27/2014 7:00pm EDT
Sherri Shepherd And Jenny McCarthy Fired From 'The View': Possib
By now you have probably heard that Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy were fired from "The View". This leaves Whoopi Goldberg as the last host standing on the show after Barbara Walters announced her retirement last month.

Even though the show's future is said to be "up in the air", we have put together a list of three celebrities of whom would be a great fit to sit next to Whoopi.

Erin Hershey Presley

Erin auditioned for the show to take Lisa Ling's open seat following her departure and went through to the final round, but the seat eventually went to Elisabeth Hasselbeck. Erin w...