Rosie O’Donnell nuances the return of Elisabeth Hasselbeck in “View”

Rosie O’Donnell called Elisabeth Hasselbeck’s return to ‘The View’ “strange” and hinted the conservative personality was the reason she no longer watched the show.

“I watched it,” the 60-year-old comedian said in a TikTok video on Thursday, referring to Hasselbeck’s appearance on the ABC talk show the day before.

“I remembered why I didn’t want to watch it with her anymore. Her little post-it notes, I don’t know,” she added.

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Rosie O’Donnell said watching Elisabeth Hasselbeck on “The View” reminded her why she stopped watching the show.
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O’Donnell was referring to the “Fox & Friends” alum’s decision to criticize President Biden with post-it notes during a segment.

“Americans Can’t Afford Your America,” read the first, followed by “Gasoline Prices Are Hurting Us.”

The “Survivor” alum followed those notes with another, reading, “The recession is real” and “Even though I didn’t vote for you, you have my prayers.”

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Hasselbeck returned to “The View” as a temporary co-host.
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O’Donnell called Hasselbeck’s gesture “odd”, concluding: “Yeah. Uh, hope you’re having a good day. And if you saw this yesterday, I hope you recovered.

The actress worked alongside Hasselbeck on “The View” from 2006 to 2007, leaving the show after an infamous fight.

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Hasselbeck and O’Donnell were close friends until their split in 2007.
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Hasselbeck dated in 2013 — and she had choice words for O’Donnell when the “SMILF” alum returned the following year in her absence.

“What could ruin a holiday more than hearing news like this?” Hasselbeck said during a 2014 “Fox & Friends” appearance.

“Talk about not securing the border,” she said at the time. “Here to ‘The View’ is the very woman who spat in the face of our military, spat in the face of her own network, and truly in the face of someone who supported her and had civilized debates during the time that she was there.”

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The former “View” co-hosts worked together from 2006 to 2007.
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When O’Donnell spoke to Variety five years later about having had a “little crush” on Hasselbeck, the former “Look for Less” host called her comments “disturbing” and said she had ” immediately” began to pray about them.

“[Hasselbeck] was so scared of the concept of a lesbian having a crush on her that she had to go straight to Jesus, not pass, not collect $200,” O’Donnell joked in a March 2019 Instagram Live. continued to call on Jesus.

“Yeah, Jesus was going to save her from the gay guy who thought she was cute!”

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