Why Rosie Left "The View"
She may have made some crude jokes in front of a bunch of 17-year-olds at a media luncheon on Monday making Rupert Murdoch cringe and Barbara Walters cover her face, but it wasn't her naughty tongue that got Rosie to part her ways with ABC's "The View."
According to FOX News the comedian is leaving the daytime talker come June because she proposed co-hosting the show for one more year only at a hefty $10 million price tag, whereas ABC insisted on a 3-year $30 million deal, which O'Donnell found too long.
Rumor has it, however, Rosie has not come to terms with Barbara Walters' reluctance to stand up for her during the Donald Trump fiasco in December before the billionaire with a combover attacked Walters herself and that made her decision to bid farewell to "The View" ladies much easier.
The show went up about 15% in the ratings during Rosie O'Donnell's stint.
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