Joy Behar returning to ‘The View’ amid host, show revamping
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Joy Behar is returning to “The View” next season, it was announced today.
According to the hollywoodreporter.com, the ABC daytime show also officially announced the hiring of Candace Cameron Bure and Paula Faris.
The three women will join moderator Whoopi Goldberg and new co-hosts Raven-Symone and Michelle Collins as co-hosts when the show returns Sept. 8.
Behar, a co-host from seasons one through 16, said in a statement that she’s happy to be “back home.” “And I’m looking forward to sticking my two cents into the hot topics, especially now that Hillary and the Donald are in the spotlight,” she said, referring to presidential candidates Hillary Rodham Clinton and Donald Trump.
In addition to the burgeoning roster, the show will feature “contributors,” including: food expert Padma Lakshmi; style expert Stacy London; Republicant strategist Ana Navarro; former “View” co-host Sherri Shepherd; and beauty/fashion expert/actress Molly Sims.
Contributing: Associated Press