The View is taking a visit to the not-so-distant previous with its newest visitor co-host, Elisabeth Hasselbeck. Whereas rumors are swirling that Alyssa Farah Griffin has all however locked in Meghan McCain‘s previous seat on the panel, The View refuses to verify or deny her appointment. Within the meantime, they’ve tapped former co-host Hasselbeck to share her ideas on Sizzling Matters subsequent week.
Hasselbeck will be part of The View as its newest visitor co-host subsequent Wednesday (Aug. 3), the place she’ll be again on the desk nearly 10 years after she left the present for good in 2013. Hasselbeck was a conservative co-host on The View from 2003 via 2013, and left the present to affix Fox & Buddies, the place she stayed till 2015.
In an announcement shared with Individuals on Thursday, Hasselbeck stated “will probably be an honor to cohost The View” and “sort out scorching subjects,” including, “Pray for me y’all!”
Hasselbeck additionally introduced the information on her Instagram Thursday, the place she posted a screenshot of the Individuals report and wrote within the caption, “It’s true!”
Whereas Hasselbeck left The View practically a decade in the past, she returned in 2020 as a visitor on the present, the place she overtly clashed with co-host Pleasure Behar. After her look, then-co-host McCain blasted Hasselbeck to Andy Cohen on Watch What Occurs Reside, condemning her “harmful” rhetoric about COVID-19.
Since McCain left the present final yr, The View has been trying to find her everlasting substitute. After bringing in conservative friends like Stephanie Grisham, Michele Tafoya and Tara Setmayer, the present reportedly settled on Griffin, who visitor co-hosted a number of instances all through Season 25.
After Individuals, Selection and The Every day Mail all reported Griffin’s new function as The View co-host for Season 26, the present declined to verify if the reviews have been true. A spokesperson for the present stated in an announcement shared with Decider on Tuesday (July 26), “We would not have a co-host announcement to make at the moment. Keep tuned.”
The View airs weekdays at 11/10c on ABC.