Don’t get in the way of Joy Behar and her (platonic) man.
26.05.2023 - 21:59 / usmagazine.com
She remembers! Joy Behar took a brief hiatus from hosting The View after being fired in 2013 — and she hasn’t forgotten what went down.
“I’ve been on this show for 26 years, right?,” Behar, 80, said on the ABC talk show’s Thursday, May 25, episode. “With a small hiatus as we all know — forced.”
Behar has been a cohost of The View since Barbara Walters launched the show in 1997. However, she was temporarily let go in 2013 alongside cohost Elisabeth Hasselback before making a return two years later.
At the time, it was reported that the comedienne left of her own volition.
“You reach a point when you say to yourself, ‘Do I want to keep doing this?’ There are other things on my plate I want to do,” the New York native told Deadline after news of her exit broke in August 2013. “I’ve been writing a play, I’ve been neglecting my standup. I do like talk shows, I’m interested in talking to people.”
ABC, meanwhile, released their own statement at the time, telling the outlet, “Joy Behar has been instrumental in the success of The View from the very beginning. We wish her all the best in this next chapter, and are thrilled that we have her for the remainder of the season.”
Behar later revealed that she was let go by the network — but wasn’t interested in fighting the decision.
“I was glad to be fired,” she told Time in 2022. “I basically was sick of the show at that point for some reason, I don’t even remember why.”
While initially happy about her exit, Behar continued to make guest appearances on the Emmy-winning daytime series until her permanent return in 2015.
“Just when I thought I was out, they pulled me back in,” the Hall Pass star said in a
Don’t get in the way of Joy Behar and her (platonic) man.
their friendship!Joy Behar snapped at co-host Sara Haines, telling her to “shut up” during a Wednesday discussion about if men and women can really just be friends.“I feel like I have a platonic relationship with Brian, our executive producer,” said Behar, 80, referring to “The View” executive producer Brian Teta.Haines, 45, agreed, adding, “I do too.”“Shut up,” Behar joked. “He’s mine.”Co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg, Sunny Hostin and Alyssa Farah Griffin laughed at Behar’s snappy response.“And during the break before, I invited him to take a sniff [of my neck] to see if my perfume is holding up,” Behar added.
star Joy Behar snapped at co-host Sara Haines on Wednesday, telling her to «shut up» during a chat about male-female platonic relationships. «I feel like I have a platonic relationship with Brian, our executive producer,» Behar said. She and her fellow co-hosts, Whoopi Goldberg, Sunny Hostin, Alyssa Farah Griffin and Haines were debating whether women and men can really be just friends. Haines agreed, saying «I do too,» just as Behar playfully told her to «shut up.» «He's mine,» she added as the group laughed around her. Though it was fairly clear the clapback was in jest, Behar told ET in 2022 that «a heated conversation is always fun.» The women continued the debate about the group's EP.
called out host Joy Behar for comparing him to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas (in which she said that he “doesn’t get” systemic racism), but talks with the politician to appear on the show began as soon as he announced his presidential run on May 22.Behar will not be present for the interview Monday, as it is her day off. Interviewing Scott will be the regular Monday panel for “The View”: Sara Haines, Sunny Hostin, Alyssa Farah Griffin and Ana Navarro, led by Whoopi Goldberg.“Every president elected in the past 15 years has been a guest on the show before Election Day,” executive producer Brian Teta said.
If twice-impeached-once-indicted former president Trump does end up in prison, the hosts of “The View” are a bit worried about him. Not about his well-being or anything, but about whether he’ll still run for president — and his designated clothing.To kick off Wednesday’s Hot Topics discussion, the women marveled at the idea of any presidential candidate considering a pardon for Trump for his actions leading to the January 6 attack on the Capitol. Host Sunny Hostin was particularly floored by those comparing a Trump pardon to Richard Nixon’s pardon.“Nixon resigned!” Hostin exclaimed.
having a baby with his 29-year-old girlfriend. Pacino’s news comes just weeks after De Niro revealed that, at 79 years old, he is also a new father once again.And while the hosts of “The View” didn’t judge the actors for having children with much younger women, especially considering the fact that the men have the means to take care of their families, host Sunny Hostin expressed concern for the children’s futures.“The only thing that I do worry about is the grief that a child will suffer if that parent passes away sooner rather than later,” she said, before adding a caveat.
Joy Behar’s comment that the GOP presidential hopeful “doesn’t get” systemic racism, calling it “literally the dumbest most offensive thing I’ve witnessed on TV.”Last week, in response to Scott’s announcement that he was running in the GOP primary, Behar compared Scott, who is Black, to Clarence Thomas, saying: “He’s one of those guys … Black Republican who believes in pulling yourself by your bootstraps, rather than, to me, understanding the systemic racism that African Americans face in this country, and other minorities. He doesn’t get it.
Former This Morning presenter Phillip Schofield has changed his Instagram bio to share a message about “kindness” following his affair scandal on Friday. Phillip, 61, who earlier today released a statement in response to claims of a toxic atmosphere on This Morning, has written the quote “Nothing beats kindness, it sits quietly beyond all things” in his Instagram bio.The quote is from the book The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse by author Charlie Mackesy.
Rozonda «Chilli» Thomas appears on Friday's episode of , and in ET's exclusive clip of her visit, the TLC artist opens up about finding love with her boyfriend, Matthew Lawrence, after searching for romance on her VH1 reality series, .«On my show, I always hoped that women would see the importance of having high standards. And I got a lot of flack for that, but I don't care,» the 52-year-old tells Hall about the 2010 series that chronicled her quest to find love with the help of Tionna T.
Sunny Hostin has spent the last 20 summers soaking up rays in Sag Harbor Hills, where she rents a home. (“I hope the owner will sell it to me one day,” she tells Alexa.
that’s a view!Whoopi Goldberg gave Sunny Hostin her first-ever lap dance Monday on “The View.” During the show’s Hot Topics segment, the female co-hosts debated whether or not getting a lap dance during a bachelor or bachelorette party counted as cheating. “I said during our Hot Topics meeting that lap dancing isn’t cheating, but come to think of it, I’ve never seen a lap dance,” Hostin admitted.
Whoopi Goldberg is raising an eyebrow at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s alleged paparazzi car chase in New York City on Tuesday.
The hosts of “The View” believe California Sen. Diane Feinstein should resign.The Democratic senator returned to Washington last week after a three-month absence due to complications from shingles. Feinstein, 89, suffered from Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, or the spreading of the skin rash to her head and neck, as well as encephalitis, or brain swelling.Joy Behar related to the “brutal” experience of contracting shingles, “especially if you’re over the age of 50.”Friday’s “The View” discussed whether or not Feinstein should step down from her job with these health complications that could affect her performance.
Alison Hammond was heard joking about being 'replaced' on This Morning amid the ongoing claims of a 'rift' behind the scenes between Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield. The presenter was back at the helm of the programme on Friday (May 19) alongside Dermot O'Leary.
Whoopi Goldberg is not buying the car chase reports!
Whoopi Goldberg is questioning Prince Harry and Meghan Markle‘s recounting of their car chase in New York City earlier this week.
"The View" co-host Whoopi Goldberg was somewhat skeptical Thursday of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's account of the "near-catastrophic car chase" they were in after attending a New York City event this week, saying it "just doesn't work in New York." Calling it some "wacky stuff," Goldberg recounted how the spokesperson for Harry and Meghan used the loaded language to describe how their taxi was pursued by paparazzi. Following an event where the Duchess of Sussex received the 2023 Woman of Vision Award from Gloria Steinem, Markle, her husband and her mother, Doria Ragland, were pursued by swarms of photographers for "over two hours," which resulted in "multiple near collisions involving other drivers on the road," according to a spokesperson for the royal couple.
Not buying it. Whoopi Goldberg weighed in on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s involvement in a “near catastrophic” car chase.
Michael Douglas is attending the 2023 edition of the Cannes Film Festival, where he was awarded an honourary Palme d’Or at the opening ceremony.
Things went hilariously off the rails on “The View” — and Sara Haines is to blame!