Quote: “Somebody wanted me gone. It was not 100 percent my choice. When they told me they weren’t renewing, I said, ‘Good, I’m out of here.’ I didn’t like the way the show was going at that time. The way I heard it, and I don’t know what’s true because you never know, they got rid of a Republican so they wanted to get rid of a Democrat. That’s not the first time I’ve been fired for my politics. So I wasn’t shocked at that analysis." Joy Behar explains why she left The View in 2013.
Fact: Comedienne Joy Behar celebrated her final episode as a panellist on U.S. talk show The View on Friday (09Aug13) with guest appearances from funnywoman Joan Rivers, actor Mario Cantone and veteran crooner Tony Bennett. The presenter was also treated to video tributes from Jane Lynch, Steve Martin, Carol Burnett and Debbie Reynolds as she signed off after 16 seasons on air. Model/actress Jenny McCarthy will replace Behar when the 17th season of the show begins in September (13).
Fact: Comedienne Joy Behar has become a first-time grandmother - her 30-year-old daughter Eve, from the funnywoman's marriage to Joseph Behar, gave birth to son Luca on Monday night (28Feb11). The star announced the news on her daytime U.S. talk show The View on Tuesday (01Mar11).
Quote: "This isn't a wig. The only thing illegitimate about my hair is the colour." Funnywoman Joy Behar fires back at claims she wears a toupee.
Fact: Rapper/actor LL Cool J flexed his big muscles on U.S. TV on Thursday (13May10) when he used each of The View co-hosts Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Sherri Shepherd and Joy Behar as weights, completing a number of reps before putting them back on their feet.
Fact: Whoopi Goldberg and Joy Behar turned up the heat on U.S. TV show The View on Thursday (24Sep09) when the red-headed comedienne planted a big kiss on the Oscar winner's lips. Behar's same-sex kiss occurred as she demonstrated the do's and don'ts of appropriate friendly greetings.
Quote: "It's like (cannibal) JEFFREY DAHMER writing a book on food!" Comedienne and U.S. TV personality Joy Behar pokes fun at LYNNE SPEARS' plans to release a parenting book. The troubled mum has had the tome shelved after news her 16-year-old daughter JAMIE-LYNN is pregnant.