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Elisabeth Hasselbeck And Kathy Griffin Feud It Out Over “Prostitute” Comment


In new celebrity feud news, apparently Elizabeth Hasselbeck and Kathy Griffin got into a knife fight of words! On The View this week, Hasselbeck apparently referred to Griffin as “scum” in response to a joke the red-headed comedian made about Senator Scott Brown’s daughters being prostitutes, a joke based on a statement Brown made about the girls being single.

Now, of course we know that Kathy Griffin is not literally scum, which Merriem-Webster defines as “floatable material in wastewater made up of mainly fats, cooking oil and grease which are skimmed off during the treatment process.” Oh actually, you know what, that sounds pretty spot-on. Really though, the ladies at The View should know by now that Griffin is just trying to get a rise out of them, since it will lead to her getting more publicity for her (amazing) show Life on the D-List. Thats her schick! The way we look at it is, its similar to how you cant get mad when a goose poops all over your lawn. Thats what geese do! So if you get angry over it, you are really just letting yourself worked up for no reason. Kathy Griffin poops all over the lawn because it is in her nature. Does that make sense? We can make more goose metaphors if you need us to. We are here literally all day.

In response to the slam, Griffin explained, “Now I have to send Elisabeth Hasselbeck two muffin baskets.” What greater act of apology can a person make? You know the old folk saying: if one muffin basket doesnt do it, then you had better send another muffin basket. We sure are feeling thoughtful today over at the FabLife! Hopefully, these two will make up over a delicious cranberry orange muffin soon, and before you know it Kathy will once again be flying around The View‘s soundstage, chewing the tassels off the throw pillows and pecking Joy Behar in the face. The way it ought to be.

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– Halle Kiefer


Whoopi’s View: Mel’s Not Racist, Just A Bonehead

It’s funny, usually the person most likely to make us smack our forehead and scream at the TV while we’re watching The View is Elisabeth Hasselbeck, but Whoopi Goldberg, of all people, is starting to take her place as the person who says the dumbest things these days. Yesterday, Whoopi chose to defend Mel Gibson who, if you’ve heard his rants toward Oksana Grigorieva, does not deserve any sort of defense at all. “Having spent time with him in my house, with my kids, I can’t say he’s a racist. I don’t like what he’s done, make no mistake,” Whoopi told her co-hosts, and then said that alcohol makes people say stupid things, but then after that, she says she doesn’t think Mel was drunk while he was making all his racist, threatening statements. So…you figure out that logic, folks. Whether he was a charming houseguest or not, it’s pretty hard for us to imagine anyone who could forgive Mel for his crazy breakdown. Scarier still is how much we agree with Joy Behar these days.


Elisabeth Hasselbeck: Sued!


View co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck is being sued over her new book, The G-Free Diet, A Gluten Free Survival Guide. Susan Hassett, the self-published author of Living With Celiac Disease, claims Elisabeth stole her ideas after she mailed her a copy of her own book, along with a homemade cooking video, a personal note, a newspaper article, and a business card.

Elisabeth recently revealed she suffers from Celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder linked to gluten proteins found in wheat, barley, and rye. Elisabeth’s peeps couldn’t be reached for comment. [Source: Boston Herald; Photo: Getty Images]


Whoopi Counsels Heidi And Spencer

The chatty ladies of The View + Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt = drama! The Hills stars stopped by The View this morning to rap with Barbara Walters and the ladies about their botched courthouse wedding and their family drama.

Spencer revealed that he called off their courthouse wedding, which would have made their Mexican “wedding” official, because he had a “robbing feeling.” Heidi has always wanted a “princess” wedding with a traditional cake and dress, and apparently Spencer felt at the last minute that he was taking that away from her.

Suspicious as the rest of the world is, Barbara leaned in and asked, “Is this for real?” Heidi and Spencer delivered their perfectly pre-packaged answers: “I really want to get married,” said Heidi. “Everything on The Hills is real,” answered Spencer.

Although now they are allegedly planning the wedding of Heidi’s dreams, they have encountered some family drama, especially with Heidi’s mom. According to Spencer, Heidi’s mom “believes everything she reads,” and doesn’t know the real him.

Co-host Whoopi Goldberg suggested the reality couple go spend a couple weeks with Heidi’s mom in Colorado, where she lives, but Spencer insisted that was impossible because “they don’t give us a day off without cameras.”

Whoopi then said that they need to demand for those days off. Nothing like a little Whoopi to knock some sense into Speidi. [Photo: Splash News Online]

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Elisabeth Hasselbeck Is Not Leaving The View

We know, we know. You were all pumped for that show to finally have some drama-free moments, but sadly Elisabeth Hasselbeck ain’t going nowhere. After a lady-battle on Tuesday’s show, he pint-size conservative with the big ol’ mouth was rumored to be considering a leap over to Fox News where she’d surely be welcomed with open, George Bush loving arms, but her people say that’s just not true. “Elisabeth is passionate in her beliefs and enjoys being a part of this dynamic group of women and engaging in daily conversations.”

Translation: Elisabeth makes a crap-load of money and enjoys her cushy life that is fully funded by her “view.” We wouldn’t leave either, no matter how many times Barbara yelled at us.  [LA Times. Photo: WireImage]

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Elisabeth Hasselbeck Escaping The View for Redder Pastures

Elisabeth Hasselbeck, who spends so much time on The View yelling and crying that she belongs on The Hills, is possibly leaving the show. A source says that, “Elisabeth feels she can’t win at The View, but she’s been told by friends at FOX News that they’d find a spot for her without hesitation.”

Translation: E-Hass is sick of being the only conservative on the show. We can’t say we blame her for wanting to jump ship, it’s gotta be pretty exhausting wearing cute outfits and rattling on about John McCain for five hours a week. At least she’ll be the prettiest thing on Fox (after Geraldo Rivera, of course).  [ONTD]

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