Posts tagged "the view"

Here’s Cyrus Beene From “Scandal” Reading Taylor Swift Lyrics

Jeff Perry, who plays Cyrus Beene on "Scandal," is able to turn the character's trademark high blood-pressure tirades on at the flip of a switch. The hosts of "The View" must have picked up on his acting prowess, because on the show earlier this week they asked him to read the lyrics to "Shake It…
By: Claire Hannum / February 5, 2015

Whoopi Defends: 13 Famous Men Whoopi Goldberg Has Stood Up For

In my opinion, Whoopi Goldberg's most memorable role is not Deloris in "Sister Act" and "Sister Act 2," or Oda Mae in "Ghost," or even Guinan on "Star Trek: The Next Generation." No, to me, Whoopi will always be best known for playing Devil's advocate each and every goddamn time some asinine man, usually famous,…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 22, 2014

Sarah Palin Wants To Join “The View”

Sarah Palin has not gone away yet. In fact, Mama Grizzly would like us all to know that she wants to join the cast of "The View" and thinks "it'd be so much fun to shake it up." Okay, raise your hands if you'd hate-watch just like we would. [The Wire] Jessica…
By: Claire Hannum / July 7, 2014

“The View” Names Its New Ignorant Blonde Lady Co-Host

While Elisabeth Hasselbeck was annoying, her only crime was blindly regurgitating conservative talking points, a mere misdemeanor in the grand pantheon of crimes commit by television talking heads. So when the time came to choose a new blonde lady, "The View" producers sought out someone whose views are actually responsible for the deaths of children: Jenny McCarthy. Monday morning, Barbara Walters announced…
By: Celebuzz / July 15, 2013

Bill Maher Calls Sarah Palin’s Son A “Retard” And “The View” Hosts Have Something To Say About It

Today “The View” hosts debated whether or not it was appropriate for Bill Maher to call Trig Palin, Sarah Palin’s son who has Down Syndrome, a “retard” during his stand-up set. [Mediaite] Jay-Z announced this weekend that he is putting out a new solo record in July called Magna Carta And Holy Grail…
By: Mary Odell / June 17, 2013

Michelle Obama Talks Race, Her Girls & Being Tucked Into Bed On “The View”

Michelle Obama kept it classy on "The View" this morning, as always. The First Lady gamely fielded questions about the president tucking her into bed at night and whether she would ever consider running for office. (Answer: hell no!) She also discussed the continued prevalence of racism in this country. But I was most…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 29, 2012

Judge Judy Thinks Parents Should Be Licensed To Have Children

National treasure Judge Judy hit up "The View" this morning. I barely recognized her when she's not screaming at someone! But as always, J.J. spits the truth. The ladies asked Judy what her thoughts were on "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills"' Brandi Glanville, who made headlines this week [second to last item] for…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 18, 2012

President Obama Talks Gay Marriage, “50 Shades Of Grey” On “The View”

President Obama appeared on "The View" today, and damn, the talk was serious as if he appeared on "Meet The Press." But there were very serious matters to discuss: last week's announcement that the president believes lesbians and gays should be allowed to marry, the economy, and of course whether or not Mitt Romney…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 15, 2012

Barbara Walters Leads Shocking Sex Talk On “The View”

And now for seven words we never thought we'd hear from Barbara Walters: "Do you like it when he's rough?" The 82-year-old led a frank discussion about sex this morning on "The View," based on the erotically charged book 50 Shades of Grey and the new HBO show "Girls." Read more and watch the clip...
By: TooFab / April 16, 2012

“Women Don’t Care About Contraception,” SC Governor Nikki Haley Claims

If you thought it was just dude politicians who were tone deaf on women, think again: South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley visited "The View" today and declared, "Women don't care about contraception." Oh jeez Louise.
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 3, 2012

Sandra Fluke Talks Rush Limbaugh’s ‘Slut’ Smear On “The View”

Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown University Law student who was called a "slut" and a "prostitute" by Rush Limbaugh last week, appeared on "The View" this morning. She utterly floored me with her articulation, composure and professionalism.   Three weeks ago, Fluke was barred from testifying to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committe about…
By: Jessica Wakeman / March 5, 2012

Evening Quickies: Katherine Heigl’s 3-Year-Old Daughter Upstages Her On “The View”

Katherine Heigl's three-year-old daughter Naleigh ran onstage during the interview and adorably upstaged her this morning on "The View." So cute! What a freakin' adorable kid. [Just Jared] Jim Carrey's daughter Jane Carrey was allegedly "fast-tracked" to her "American Idol" audition — i.e. given an appointment and let in without waiting outside like…
By: Jessica Wakeman / January 24, 2012

Whoopi Goldberg Blew A Little Frog Out Of Her Butt On “The View”

The best farting moments are ones that A) occur at inappropriate moments (like when Claire Danes is talking about identity), B) are acknowledged by the farter, and C) are referred to as something cute like "blowing a little frog out of there." Congrats, Whoopi Goldberg, you may have just achieved best fart of the year.
By: Ami Angelowicz / December 16, 2011

Whoopi Goldberg Talks Porn, Pudendas & Brazilian Waxing On “The View”

I'm all for frank talk about sex, pornography, and women's ladyparts. In fact, I try to freak out Amelia with my favorite gross phrase for my nether regions on the regular. [Ick. -- Editor] But even I don't want to think about Brazilian waxing while I'm sipping my morning coffee. Anyone watching "The View"…
By: Jessica Wakeman / December 5, 2011

Evening Quickies: Elisabeth Hasselbeck & Bill Maher Got Into It This Morning On “The View”

Elisabeth Hasselbeck from "The View" and Bill Maher from "Real Time" are both supreme annoying human beings. So, naturally, watching them fight makes us cringe — but we can't look away! At one point Elisabeth says, "Wow, I actually feel smarter sitting next to you," and Bill replies, "Really? I feel like I'm in high…
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 15, 2011

Is ABC Assembling A Male Version Of “The View”?

What happens when you put together style guru Tim Gunn with super trainer Harley Pasternak and carpenter extraordinaire Ty Pennington? Why, it sure sounds like ABC is creating a male version of "The View" with their new show, "The Revolution," which will star these three guys as co-hosts. As the network explains i…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / October 5, 2011

Today’s Lady News: Dick Cheney Supports Gay Marriage On “The View”

Vice President Dick Cheney and his wife Lynne Cheney appeared on "The View" this morning and voiced their support for gay marriage. The Cheneys have a daughter who is a lesbian and partnered with two kids. He said, "I think freedom means freedom for everybody and you ought to have the right to make whatever…
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 13, 2011

For The Record, Tracy Morgan Doesn’t Stuff His Pants

Tracy Morgan took a seat on the estrogen-soaked couch of "The View" yesterday. He and Sherri Shepherd have a special relationship since she plays his wife on "30 Rock." While watching a clip of the sitcom where Tracy got to show off his revenge body, Sherri shared a little secret. "Every time…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / April 15, 2011

Today’s Lady News: John Wayne Bobbitt And His Severed Penis Visit “The View”

John Wayne Bobbitt, the man who notoriously had his penis cut off by his then-wife, Lorena Bobbitt, because he allegedly raped her and had allegedly been physically abusing her, told "The View" that she has never apologized. But rest assured, ladies, his "thingy" now works fine. [Radar Online] President Obama has told the…
By: Jessica Wakeman / February 23, 2011

Mother Punishes Son With Hot Sauce, Cold Shower

On "The View" this week, the ladies discussed a mother who appeared on Dr. Phil, who punishes her young son for misbehaving by pouring hot sauce on his tongue and forcing him into a freezing cold shower. (The mother has since been charged with abuse.) In the clip above, it's clear this poor kid i…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 4, 2011
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