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Who didn’t see this coming?

‘The View’s conservative co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck is leaving the ABC show for a change of scenery over at ‘Fox & Friends.’

Hasselbeck replaces Gretchen Carlson to deliver snark and hipster conservative views along-side Steve Doocy and Brian Kilmeade in mid-September.

“I have been a long-time fan of Fox & Friends and am excited to be joining their team in September,” Hasselbeck said in a statement.

Barbara Walters wished her young co-host well: ”We have had ten wonderful years with Elisabeth and she will now be swimming in new waters. We will miss her and wish her everything good.”

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Back in March of this year, after Joy Behar announced that she was leaving the show after 16 years, Walters denied that Hasselbeck would soon be making her exit:

“There are no plans for Elisabeth to leave this show,” Walters said. “The truth is we like her … and beyond that, we value and appreciate her point of view.”

What  a difference a few months can make.

Guess Who Is Leaving ‘The View’ For Fox News  was originally published on newsone.com

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