Joy Behar Quits The View

Joy Behar Quits The View

Joy Behar will no longer be giving her view.

Behar, one of the original cast members of “The View,” is leaving at the end of the season after 16 1/2 years. That’s a long time!

“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,” ABC said in a statement.

Behar said it “seemed like the right time to move on.”

“You reach a point when you say to yourself, ‘Do I want to keep doing this?’ There are other things on my plate — I’ve been writing a play, I’ve been neglecting my standup.”

She added, though, that she would miss her colleagues — and Walters, in particular. “It is a smart talk show because somebody of her stature is leading the conversation,” Behar said of the series’ executive producer. “Barbara was one of the main reasons I took that job.”

Maybe she prefers spending time on her own show , Joy Behar: Say Anything!?

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