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Jenny McCarthy has officially signed on as co-host on The View.

And the major backlash against this hiring has officially begun.

Not because she once posed in Playboy and not because she dated Jim Carrey for a long time... but because McCarthy is a staunch opponent of childhood vaccinations, believing they can lead to Autism.

Jenny McCarthy in Black

"Sickened that @theviewtv is going to give anti-vaccination zealot Jenny McCarthy a bigger platform," Tweeted feminist and author Jessica Valenti after the announcement.

But others have taken their criticism further. A lot further.

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Elisabeth Hasselbeck is out.

And Jenny McCarthy is officially in.

Following weeks of speculation over this blonde bombshell taking over as co-host on The View, Barbara Walters confirmed this morning that McCarthy is, indeed, in.

Jenny McCarthy on The View

“Jenny brings us intelligence as well as warmth and humor,” Walters said in a statement. “She can be serious and outrageous. She has connected with our audience and offers a fresh point of view. Jenny will be a great addition to the show as we usher in an exciting new chapter for The View.”

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In a decision both expected and yet surprising for its immediacy, Elisabeth Hasselbeck is leaving The View... effective tomorrow!

According to The New York Post, the conservative host will then take a brief hiatus and premiere as a co-anchor on Fox & friends this September.

Elisabeth Hasselbeck on The View

“Elisabeth’s warm and engaging personality made her a star on The View,” Fox News Chairman & CEO Roger Ailes told the newspaper. “She has proven to be an excellent conversationalist and I am certain she will make a great addition to our already successful morning franchise.”

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We've gotten multiple views of her in Playboy.

Now, a source tells Us Weekly that we may soon get a glimpse of her on The View.

Jenny McCarthy is reportedly in "serious talks" to join the ABC talk show, considering her own program on VH1 isn't exactly racking up the ratings.

Jenny McCarthy Red Carpet Photo

McCarthy, a single mother, would replace Joy Behar, who is leaving The View in August.

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Barbara Walters is keeping her promise and actually retiring.

She'll announce today that she will step aside in May 2014.

Barbara W.

On Monday's The View, Walters will make the long-rumored exit official.

"I am very happy with my decision and look forward to a wonderful and special year ahead both on The View and with ABC News," she told the network.

"I created The View and am delighted it will last beyond my leaving it."

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Joy Behar is on her way out.

And Sherri Shepherd has an idea of who she wants to be on the way in.

  • Sherri Shepherd Red Carpet Pic
  • Adrienne Bailon Red Carpet Photo

"Joy's been there for a while and she's ready to go, so I'm supportive and I'll miss her," Shepherd told Us Weekly this week about The View shake-up, adding:

"But what do I want? A young Latina voice is very underrepresented, so I would love to see a young Latina sitting at the table."

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Joy Behar will soon be on her way out of The View.

Might NeNe Leakes be on her way in?

With changes afoot at the ABC talk show, Wet Paint caught up with Behar this weekend in NYC and the departing host excitedly supported the prospect of this Real Housewives of Atlanta member taking her spot in the fall.

NeNe Leakes Up Close

"I love NeNe!" Behar said. "I think she’d be very good… She's fun!"

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Elisabeth Hasselbeck is on her way out of The View.

Forget the show of support from Barbara Walters last week, an insider tells The New York Post that this blonde conservative will not return to the talk show once her contract is up.

Elisabeth Hasselbeck in Red

“ABC is desperate to freshen the show," a source tells the newspaper. "Ratings are going soft, and research numbers on the stars’ likability are scaring network execs."

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Sorry, Brooke Shields.

You may need to keep your forthcoming opinions to yourself.

With the Internet seeming to confirm that Elisabeth Hasselbeck was leaving The View and Shields was taking over for the ousted panelist, Barbara Walters put an end to that chatter this morning on the ABC talk show.

Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Whoopi and Babs

“We love Elisabeth,” she said. “We value and appreciate her point of view. It helps give the show perspective. We have no plans for Elisabeth to leave this show.”

Joy Behar, however, is definitely on the way out this summer, a decision arrived at by the comedian herself and which Walters described on air as "bittersweet."

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