O'Donnell Departing "The View"

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Last week Rosie O’Donnell and ABC announced that she will leave “The View” in June.

Rosie, the outspoken co-host host of the morning talk show, said her needs could not be met in contract negotiations. ABC Network President Brian Frons agreed.

But right wing groups and talk show host have targeted O’Donnell for her comments after Don Imus was fired by CBS earlier this month, many called for Rosie’s firing as well.

The lobbying group Focus on the Family announced that it was preparing to contact advertisers of “The View” as part of a campaign against O’Donnell.

Gail Shister, reporter for The Philadelphia Inquirer. gives her take on the O’Donnell depature.

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