Another polarizing play of “The View” is wrapping up this summertime — and a bombshell “hot topic” astir who the adjacent blimpish co-host volition beryllium is astir to drop, The Post tin exclusively report.
The daytime juggernaut, which celebrated 25 glorious, feather-ruffling years this week, is astir to denote who volition regenerate self-proclaimed “mountain mama” Meghan McCain aft her “miserable” and abrupt exit past summer.
A bevy of right-sided impermanent hosts person been cycling done on-air audtions for the apical spot — and an insider has revealed those repetition tryouts are the ones to ticker retired for erstwhile it comes to the imperishable gig.
“You are starting to spot acquainted faces implicit and over,” the root told The Post. “I would expect an announcement earlier the play ends connected August 5.”
The root added: “If you ticker the show, you tin spot radical who are coming backmost regularly to articulation the co-hosts astatine the table. It is an invaluable acquisition for the show. And it was ever the program to marque definite they had a spot astatine the table.”
In different words — the informed guessing crippled is on, truthful wage attention!
The astir predominant repetition impermanent co-hosts see Alyssa Farrah Griffin, the 33-year-old erstwhile communications manager for President Donald Trump, and erstwhile GOP communications manager Tara Setmayer, 46. Both are being considered for the imperishable spot — with immoderate sources hinting that Farrah is apt to beryllium the frontrunner.
Note: In the 2 long, long-winded months since McCain’s exit, Griffin has been a mainstay each period — and adjacent made an extended quality successful June. No different impermanent big racked up that tally this season.
A rep for ABC has not responded to The Post’s petition for comment.
Meanwhile, blimpish writer and media pundit Ann Coulter antecedently told The Post she would beryllium consenting to take connected the role.
“Yes, of people I would [take the job] but they volition ne'er prime me,” Coulter, 60, said. “[It seems] they don’t mean what they say. You mightiness beryllium exposing a double-secret requirement: Must beryllium a dumb, easy-to-push-around Republican.”
The existent ladies of the speech amusement — Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin, and Sara Haines — are acceptable to spell connected hiatus adjacent week and volition instrumentality to decorativeness retired the remainder of the play connected July 11.
The 26th play volition prime backmost up aft Labor Day.
The caller co-host announcement volition travel connected the heels of respective scandals and melodramatic incidents that person plagued — oregon promoted, depending connected your instrumentality stance — the amusement implicit the past season.
And portion rumors person surfaced that it has been hard to find a caller blimpish voice connected the show, the insider revealed that determination has been “no conflict to find a caller co-host.”
Despite their nonstop parade of hoopla, it appears thing tin shingle the ladies of “The View.” They stay the reigning daytime chat champs portion others driblet similar flies.
While “The View” is renewed for a 26th season, different daytime talkers are struggling. “The Talk” deed a caller ratings debased 3 months aft Sharon Osbourne’s melodramatic exit, and “The Real” was canceled aft 8 seasons successful April.
And successful May, Ellen Degeneres said her goodbye aft 19 years connected the air.
The “conservative” slot comes with its ain specific acceptable of challenges, according to erstwhile stars who filled the coveted slot.
“Right now, we inactive bash request a truly blimpish voice,” ineligible eagle co-host Hostin, 53, proclaimed arsenic the hunt for a caller blimpish formed mate heated up. “I besides judge it’s truly important to not person idiosyncratic connected the sheet who spreads misinformation, who adheres to the large lies, who is an anti-vaxxer, due to the fact that I deliberation that’s dangerous.”
The longest moving right-wing host, Elizabeth Hasselbeck, survived connected “The View” for 10 seasons, from 2003 to 2013. But it was not without struggles. On May 23, 2007, Hasselbeck got into an infamous on-air “split screen” argument with co-host Rosie O’Donnell concerning the warfare successful Iraq, which she supported and O’Donnell opposed.
The heated infinitesimal was caught connected camera and made waves nationwide astatine the time.
Meanwhile, McCain bailed connected her “anthropological experimentation astatine left-wing media” aft 4 seasons, revealing that an infamous on-air clash with enduring look disguise proponent Behar, a “toxic enactment environment” rife with behind-the-scenes drama, yet led to her exit from ABC’s long-running daytime show.
“We had a respectful knowing of each other’s roles. Whenever we got successful a fight, she would speech it out,” McCain, 37, said of Behar successful her audio memoir “Bad Republican.” “The happening that makes maine really, truly bittersweet is determination was a play of clip that I got on truly good with her.”
The 2 clashed countless times implicit authorities concerning Joe Biden’s gathering with Russian President, Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump, the handling of disguise mandates, etc. Things took a existent crook successful January 2021, erstwhile lone 2 days aft McCain returned from maternity leave, Behar told her she did not miss her astatine all.
“I had postpartum anxiety. When I was back, I was truly nervous. It was similar starting TV each implicit again. I felt unsteady. I was trying to marque a joke, ‘You missed maine truthful much.’ If you ticker the clip, her absorption is precise sharp,” McCain continued, adding that Behar didn’t apologize to her, adjacent though she cried during the commercialized interruption and had a panic onslaught successful her bureau erstwhile the amusement ended.
John McCain’s arrogant daughter’s chap blimpish panelist pal — Abby Huntsman — preceded McCain’s exit successful January 2020. At the time, she said it was to assistance retired her dad, Republican person Jon Huntsman Jr., with his Utah gubernatorial campaign.
However, Huntsman, 36, later admitted the honorable reason for her departure: The show’s workplace environment, she said, “did not bespeak my values” and was “rewarding radical for atrocious behavior.”
Welp: Good luck to the caller prosecute — and instrumentality a small clip to bask your perchance short-lived view!