Elisabeth Hasselbeck Leaves 'The View' For 'Fox And Friends'

Elisabeth Hasselbeck has been a presenter on ABC's morning talk show The View since 2003. It was announced yesterday (9th July) that she will not be returning to the show. Her last day on the show will be on Wednesday (10th July) according to an ABC spokesperson. It is uncertain who will take over Hasselbeck's position although TMZ  report there are rumours that Brooke Shields is in talks for the position.

Elisabeth Hasselbeck 
Elisabeth Hasselbeck at The New York Arts and Leisure Weekend, the Times Center, New York. 

Hasselbeck's career was launched after she appeared on Survivor: The Autralian Outback in 2001. Since then she has acted as a presenter for The View and a judge on Miss USA

Fellow host Barbara Walters released a statement saying "we have had 10 wonderful years with Elisabeth, and she will now be swimming in new waters. We will miss her and wish her everything good." 

Hasselbeck is the second presenter from The View to move to Fox & Friends, she follows in the footsteps of Joy Behar. Jenny McCarthy is rumoured to be replacing Behar on The View. It is unknown who will step in for Hasselbeck. 

Brooke Shields
Brooke Shields, pictured here at the premiere of The Hot Flashes, L.A. is rumoured to be taking over Hasselbeck's position.

She will be presenting on Fox & Friends. Fox News Chairman and CEO Roger Alies said, in a statement, that the board's decision to hire Hasselbeck was due to her "warm and engaging personality" which "made her a star on The View". He also complimented her, saying she is "an excellent conversationalist". 

A spokesperson for Fox announced Hasselbeck will be replacing Gretchen Carlson and will begin appearing on the show in September. Carlson will be hosting her own day-time show on Fox News. 

Joy Behar
Joy Behar at the premiere of 'Lucky Guy', Broadhurst Theater, New York. 


Contactmusic

Tags: Elisabeth Hasselbeck - Joy Behar - Brooke Shields - Jenny McCarthy - Barbara Walters

Advertisement

More Elisabeth Hasselbeck

Jenny McCarthy Thinks Rosie O'Donnell's Return To "The View" Is Just What The Doctor Ordered

Since the first mention of Rosie O’Donnell for one of the free chairs on The View next season, controversy has raged. Not because of O’Donnell’s...

Not Enjoying The View: Joy Behar Steps In As The Voice Of Reason After Elisabeth Hasselbeck's Comment

Wait, what’s happening over on The View? This is meant to be our relaxing daytime viewing, but recently, after the rumoured appointment of Rosie O’Donnell...

Former 'The View' Host Elizabeth Hasselbeck Shocked By Sherri Shepherd's Departure

Elisabeth Hasselbeck, who left ABC's The Viewlast year, told her Fox & Friends co-host Steve Doocy that she is "shocked" at the news of Sherri...

View From The Top: Elisabeth Hasselbeck Makes Herself At Home On 'Fox & Friends'

Elisabeth Hasselbeck has finally made her move to Fox chatshow, Fox & Friends, which aired this morning (16th September). Though the presenter was positive about...

Advertisement

View From The Top: Jenny McCarthy's Opinions on Vaccines Take Center-Stage

Jenny McCarthy's anti-vaccine views have been cast into the spotlight once more after the former Playboy model and actress was named as the replacement for...

Elisabeth Hasselbeck's Emotional Leaving Speech On 'The View'

Elisabeth Hasselbeck gave an emotional farewell on The View yesterday morning (Wednesday 9th July). The presenter is leaving the ABC morning talk show in order...

Elisabeth Hasselbeck To Exit 'The View' For 'Fox & Friends'

There are new opportunities on the horizon for US TV personality Elisabeth Hasselbeck, who will join Fox News' Fox & Friends after having co-hosted ABC's...

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Leaves 'The View' For 'Fox And Friends'

Elisabeth Hasselbeck has been a presenter on ABC's morning talk show The View since 2003. It was announced yesterday (9th July) that she will not...

Advertisement

Comments

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Elisabeth Hasselbeck

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All