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Originally posted 09/06/2011 12:00PM
The View returned to ABC Tuesday to launch its 15th season on the air – but the ladies had even bigger milestones to discuss.
While on their summer hiatus, Sherri Shepherd tied the knot with Lamar Sally on Aug. 13 in Chicago, and her co-host Joy Behar said I do with her longtime partner Steve Janowitz the day before.
"I'm going to make this marriage work if it kills me," Shepherd, who wore her wedding dress and sky-high, sparkling wedding shoes, said at the top of the hour on Tuesday.
Shepherd, whose wedding was filmed for a Style Network special scheduled to air Sept. 13, told the audience about a close call during the celebration. "One of my bridesmaids, I think it was Niecy Nash, said, 'Don't wear any underwear," Shepherd said. "They knew me and Sal had been celibate for 11 months, so [she wanted me to do] anything [I could] do to get him turned back on."
Originally posted 10/28/2010 07:00PM
More names of stars set to appear on The Celebrity Apprentice were dropped Thursday during Donald Trump's interview with the co-hosts of The View.
Dionne Warwick, LaToya Jackson, Lisa Rinna were all mentioned by Sherri Shepherd to Trump, who appeared in segment to chat about his reality show and a possible run for President.
The mogul himself added José Conseco – whom he called a "real piece of work" – David Cassidy and Meatloaf to the list.
Originally posted 10/14/2010 01:50PM
It's not a surprise that Bill O'Reilly and The View's Joy Behar may not see eye to eye politically. But a discussion about Muslims and the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on Thursday's show set off a firestorm – prompting the redhead and her co-host Whoopi Goldberg to leave the set.
During a discussion about the proposed Islamic cultural center downtown Manhattan, O'Reilly insisted it would be "inappropriate" to have a Muslim place of worship so near to Ground Zero.
This prompted Whoopi Goldberg to inquire, "Why is it inappropriate?"
Originally posted 08/06/2010 01:00AM
It was a rough week for reality stars on The View. First, Teresa Giudice faced the panel – Joy Behar, Elisabeth Hasselbeck and guests Bryant Gumbel and Mario Cantone – on Monday to promote her book, Skinny Italian, and answer tough questions about her widely reported financial troubles, which include filing for bankruptcy last fall and possibly having her personal belongings put on the auction block.
"Whew! It's over! I knew The View wasn't going to be a lovefest, but you gotta take the tough questions sometimes," the Real Housewives of New Jersey star posted later on her Facebook page. "I'm a tough cookie. It takes more than an old comedian to bring me down."
Then, on Wednesday, the women welcomed Bachelor star Jake Pavelka, who talked about his relationship and messy breakup with Vienna Girardi. He also found himself denying he is gay. Not that there's anything wrong with being gay – "One of my best friends is gay," he said. When he told Elisabeth, "I can't see how someone would look at you and not be completely attracted," Sherri Shepherd shut him down and said, "She's married."
Originally posted 08/05/2010 01:00AM
It started out like a typical episode of The View on Wednesday: co-hosts Sherri Shepherd and Joy Behar ribbed their guests with tough – but playful – questions. But backstage after the show, a major drama played out.
When Michaele Salahi and her Real Housewives of D.C. castmates – Mary Schmidt Amons, Lynda Erkiletian, Catherine Ommanney and Stacie Scott Turner – appeared on the ABC talk show, the newly-minted reality star was rattled after she said Whoopi Goldberg, who was offstage for the segment, walked on the set, touched her arm and tried to refocus her on the topic at hand: her alleged crashing of the White House state dinner last November.
Though the encounter occupied no more than several seconds of airtime, offstage, an ugly scene reportedly happened when Salahi and her husband Tareq complained to producers about what she tells PEOPLE was a "humiliating and torturous" experience at the hands of Goldberg – and her View co-hosts.
Originally posted 07/30/2010 11:10AM
Just call it Snookigate.
He may have told Joy Behar and all her View co-hosts Thursday that he'd never heard of Jersey Shore star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi – but President Obama has, in fact, used the buxom brunette as a punchline before.
Recall in May, at the annual White House Correspondents Dinner in D.C., when he made a crack at the expense of the rather tan House minority leader, John Boehner. While talking about his health care bill, President Obama joked about a tanning tax, and said, "the following individuals shall be excluded from the indoor tanning tax within this bill: Snooki, JWOWW, The Situation and House minority leader John Boehner."
Just blame the lapse on work fatigue – or the very real fact that Obama employed a team of joke writers, including some from The Daily Show, to pen his bon mots at the dinner.
Watch Obama joke about Snooki below:
Originally posted 07/29/2010 01:00PM
Between fielding questions about the economy, Afghanistan, and racial tensions in the U.S., President Barack Obama got down to the important stuff on The View Thursday: the alleged rants of Mel Gibson, the jail term of Lindsay Lohan and Jersey Shore's Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi – and the burning question of should she run for mayor of Wasilla, Alaska.
Quizzed by Joy Behar in a "lightening" round, Obama was asked if he knew if Lohan is in jail. "I actually know that, yes," the President responded.
But Snooki stumped him. "Should Snooki run as mayor of Wasilla?" Behar asked. Obama, laughing, responded, "I gotta admit, I don't know who Snooki is."
Originally posted 05/10/2010 11:15AM
During "A Day of Hot Topics" on The View Monday, Barbara Walters had one of her own to discuss – her upcoming heart surgery.
"Later this week, I'm going to have surgery to replace one faulty heart valve," Walters said, opening the show with news, which she had only revealed to her cohosts that morning.
"You kept it secret very well, Barbara," Joy Behar said, and Walters explained, "I thought it best not to talk about it too far in advance."
Walters, who added "you know how healthy I have been – never missed a day's work, said that she has "known of this condition for a while now," and she and her doctors agreed, "Since the summer is coming up, I can take a nice vacation." Recovery can be anywhere from a month to three months, she said.
– Cara Shultz
Originally posted 09/11/2009 11:00AM
She has described her recent troubles and being placed on psychiatric hold as "a perfect storm," and now Mischa Barton is offering further details of her July hospitalization to the women of ABC's The View. In an appearance due to air Friday, she blames the problem on pain associated with wisdom-tooth surgery.
Calling her hospitalization "silly," despite being "completely overwhelmed" by her situation, the former O.C. actress, 23, trying to deflect attention away from the subject, says on the program, "I mean, really, it was blown out of proportion, so it's kind of silly now to be talking about it because I'm so fine now, but it was really just a bad time for me," ABC News reports.
Repeating the meteorological analogy, she says, "It was sort of one of those things that was like a perfect storm. Everything happened at once."
Originally posted 08/31/2009 06:30AM
Rachael Ray has taken the crown traditionally worn by Ellen DeGeneres: the TV chef won the Emmy for best talk show, an honor that for the three previous years has gone to DeGeneres.
"I'm just thankful to have a job in the recession and be working," Ray said after her win at Sunday's 36th annual Daytime Emmy Awards, held at downtown Los Angeles's historic Orpheum Theater and aired on the CW network.
On the red carpet before her victory, Ray told PEOPLE that she lacked an acceptance speech. "You know, I'm so bad at memorization and our show is completely unscripted, so I'm just going to go up," she said, "and if something nice happens like that then we'll just go with our gut."
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