With her departure from The View coming three weeks early, Rosie O’Donnell has left a Rosie-shaped-hole in the cast roster at the hugely popular talk show. As producers scramble to find temporary replacements for the outspoken co-host, the permanent replacement question has come up. Who will replace Rosie? There are several options.
There’s no denying that Rosie was the type of personality that had enough edge to bring in ratings. Her water-cooler appeal will be tough to recreate. But it’s possible, according to The View’s producers.