Rosie O'Donnell used to be a host on The View. She's known for her liberal views on the world, but also for the unusual, obnoxious ways...

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When ABC announced that Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace had been chosen as the new co-hosts for daytime chat-fest The View, those who were familiar with Wallace's career immediately predicted that she would clash with fan favorite Rosie O'Donnell.

O'Donnell's feud with Elisabeth Hasselbeck brought record ratings to The View, and Wallace is similar to Hasselbeck in both her political beliefs and her disposition.

Wallace disappointed fans hoping for a throwdown in her TV debut when she failed to live up to her role as the show's resident right-wing firebrand. 

On Tuesday, however, the former communications chief for the Bush White House (who likely received some sternly-worded "coaching" from producers) went all-in and declared that president Obama is a "narcissist" who "doesn't love people."

As you can see, the rest of the panel took issue with Wallace's assertions, and O'Donnell was reportedly so outraged that she kept the fight going long after filming had wrapped for the day:

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Ready for a new View?

In anticipation of Monday's season premiere, ABC has unveiled the first official photo of Whoopi Goldberg and her three new co-hosts: Rosie O'Donnell, Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace.

The former, of course, has already served as a panelist for a season, while Perez (an actress) and Wallace (a political analyst and former Director of Communications at the White House) will take over for Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy.

New View Hosts

In a new interview with Variety, O'Donnell explained how producers whittled down a field of potential hosts to Shepherd and McCarthy.

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It's sort of official: there's serious bad blood brewing between Taylor Swift and Katy Perry.

It all started when Swift told Rolling Stone that she penned a song on hew new album about an enemy in the world of music, someone who did “something so horrible” when she tried to “sabotage an entire arena tour."

Then, not long after these comments went public, Perry Tweeted a reference to Mean Girls and a "Regina George in sheep's clothing," who we're rather positive is Taylor Swift.

So the claws are pretty much out between two of the top-selling artists in pop music history.

Will things get uglier from here? Who will fire the next shot? And where does this feud rank among recent famous rivalries, which include Drake Bell HATING on Justin Bieber and Jimmy Kimmel trading barbs with Kanye West?

Flip around and decide now:

Katy Perry vs. Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift wrote a song titled "Bad Blood" about an enemy in the music business. We're pretty sure the subject was Katy Perry.

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Recently, we learned that Sarah Palin is close to joining The View. Naturally, Whoopi Goldberg and Rosie O'Donnell have responded to this news in the only logical fashion:

They're desperately auditioning other options and getting really, really pissed off all the time.

Yesterday, for example, the cast sat down with conservative pundit and sexy teacher from an '80s music video, S.E. Cupp.

The View Cast

Cupp fills that "hot right winger" role that Republicans were hoping Palin would take on, until they realized she's both not that hot, and not smart enough to represent their party...or any party, for that matter.

You wouldn't even want her advertising your kegger.

Anyway, S.E. is guest hosting The View this week, and she did some un-televised trial runs to see how well she fit with the rest of the cast, and the answer is not well.

So not well, in fact, that she somehow caused Whoopi to go off on Barbara Walters:

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The daytime drama continues!

Just one day after word got out that Rosie O'Donnell would return to The View as a co-host of the popular chat show, Elisabeth Hasselbeck responded as only she can.

Hasselbeck blasted O'Donnell on Fox News, accusing the comedienne of equating US troops with terrorists. (Hasselbeck apparently didn't get the memo that Rosie's son attends military school):

Former View co-host Joy Behar demanded an explanation from Hasselbeck and today she got one. Kind of...

Behar took to Instagram to elaborate on her "analysis" of the O'Donnell situation and explain why she'll never retract her statements:

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It's official, and it's Elisabeth Hasselbeck's worst nightmare:

Rosie O'Donnell is coming back to The View.

Following days of strong speculation, ABC made this casting news public today, Tweeting the following photo and including with it a message that reads:

ABC confirms Rosie O'Donnell returns as co-host of #TheView w/ moderator Whoopi Goldberg for Season 18.

Rosie O'Donnell Returns!

The news comes on the heels of The View letting both Jenny McCarthy and Sherri Shepherd go, and also on the heels of Elisabeth Hasselbeck slamming O'Donnell as someone who "spits in the face of our military."

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It's Deju Vu all over again for Joy Behar.

For many months during her stint as co-host of The View, Behar was stuck between a feuding Rosie O'Donnell and Elisabeth Hasselbeck - and now that O'Donnell is on her way back, Behar finds herself once again being asked about the two rivals.

In light's of Rosie's likely re-hiring, Hasselbeck BLASTED the comedian this week, actually saying O'Donnell has "spit in the face of our military."

Speaking to CNN last night, Behar referring to this as a “a hate-filled remark,” one that hit “below the belt” and offered a simple question for Hasselbeck:

"I'd like Elisabeth to explain herself," Behar said. "What does she mean by that?"

"Isn't it kind of a nasty thing to say about somebody who basically is a good person?" Behar continued. "I mean, say what you want about Rosie O'Donnell, she's a very generous person, she has a million kids, she's always rescuing children."

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The Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Rosie O'Donnell feud dates back to 2006 when the two co-host's opposing political beliefs made for some entertaining daily head-butting on The View.

Hasselbeck and O'Donnell haven't sat on the panel together since 2008, but Hasselbeck has apparently spent the years since fuming about O'Donnell's comments.

Not surprisingly, the arch-conservative Hasselbeck spews her views on Fox News these days and even though she's on vacation from her gig as a co-host on Fox & Friends, the former Survivor competitor called into Fox today to share her thoughts on the reports that O'Donnell may be returning to The View.

As you may have guessed, Elisabeth is less than thrilled to find out that her rival will be returning to daytime TV:

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What will The View look like this fall on ABC?

It's a question many fans are wondering, following the firing of Jenny McCarthy and Sherri Shepherd last month.

Rosie O'Donnell may actually return to her former co-hosting chair next season, while Bachelorette Andi Dorfman has expressed interest, as has... Sarah Palin. For real.

Could one of these women end up alongside Whoopi Goldberg? Could all of them? Plenty of seats are available, after all.

From the trio of candidates mentioned above to a couple of other women who have talk show hosting experience, we've come up with 11 possible future anchors.

Which are appealing? Which would have you tuning in? Tuning out? Click around and sound off now!

Sarah Palin
Sarah Palin won't dismiss the possibility. She has acknowledged that The View needs fresh blood.

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Are you ready for Rosie O'Donnell 2.0, fans of The View?

With Jenny McCarthy and Sherri Shepherd having been given the boot from the ABC gabfest, sources tell TMZ that O'Donnell may actually come back for a second stint as co-host this fall.

The actress/comedian is already in “active negotiations” with producers, the insider alleges, discussing salary and other terms in anticipation of her unexpected return. 

Rosie O'Donnell Close Up

O'Donnell only lasted for one season in first go-around on The View, but she returned as a guest February and also joined the slew of former hosts to salute Barbara Walters when the journalist retired in May.

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Rosie O'Donnell Biography

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