In a shocking turn, Rosie O’Donnell is ready to share her “view” with the world once again.
The polarizing talk show host is returning to ABC’s “The View” as a guest nearly seven years after her tumultuous departure, “TV Guide” reports.
“I have great affection for Rosie and we have remained in contact through the years,” creator and co-host Barbara Walters said in a statement. “I am happy to welcome her back to the program. She is always a lively and engaging guest and a part of the show’s successful history.”
While surprising, the guest turn could mark the start of her potential return to the show, as the number of co-hosts is dwindling.
Last year marked the departures of Joy Behar and Rosie’s sparring partner, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, while Walters herself plans to step down later this year.
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