Rosie O’Donnell shades Elisabeth Hasselbeck’s return to ‘View’

Rosie O’Donnell dubbed Elisabeth Hasselbeck’s return to “The View” as “strange” and insinuated the conservative personality was the reason she no longer watched the show.

“I watched it,” the comedian, 60, said in a TikTok video Thursday, referring to Hasselbeck’s appearance on the ABC talk show one day earlier.

“I remembered why I don’t want to watch it with her anymore. Her little Post-It notes, I don’t know,” she added.

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Rosie O’Donnell said watching Elisabeth Hasselbeck on “The View” reminded her of why she stopped watching the show.
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O’Donnell was referring to the “Fox & Friends” alum’s decision to criticize President Biden with Post-It notes during a segment.

“Americans can’t afford your America,” read the first, followed by, “Gas prices hurt us.”

The “Survivor” alum followed those notes up with another, reading, “Recession is real” and “Even though I did not vote for you, you have my prayers.”

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Hasselbeck returned to “The View” as a temporary co-host.
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O’Donnell called Hasselbeck’s move a “strange” one, concluding, “Yeah. Um, hope you’re having a good day. And if you saw that yesterday, hope you recovered.”

The actress worked alongside Hasselbeck on “The View” from 2006 to 2007, leaving the show after an infamous fight.

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Hasselbeck and O’Donnell were close friends until their fallout in 2007.
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Hasselbeck exited in 2013 — and she had choice words for O’Donnell when the “SMILF” alum returned the following year in her absence.

“What could ruin a vacation more than to hear news like this?” Hasselbeck said in a 2014 “Fox & Friends” appearance.

“Talk about not securing the border,” she said at the time. “Here comes to ‘The View’ the very woman who spit in the face of our military, spit in the face of her own network and really in the face of a person who stood by her and had civilized debates for the time that she was there.”

Barbara Walters, Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Rosie O'Donnell
The former “View” co-hosts worked together from 2006 to 2007.
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When O’Donnell spoke to Variety five years later about previously having a “little bit of a crush” on Hasselbeck, the former “Look for Less” host called her comments “disturbing” and said she “immediately” began praying about them.

“[Hasselbeck] was so afraid of the concept of a lesbian having a crush on her that she had to go directly to Jesus, do not pass go, do not collect $200,” O’Donnell joked in a March 2019 Instagram Live. “She kept on calling on Jesus.

“Yeah, Jesus was going to save her from the gay who thought she was cute!”

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