I hate to see Joy Behar and Elisabeth Hasslebeck leave THE VIEW

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While I have no idea why either is leaving THE VIEW , I think these two women, with the others, created a great dynamic.  What is interesting about THE VIEW is that there are / were diverse views about watercooler topics and no one was afraid to expression an opinion.

I also think television conversations are better when people know each other for a long time – otherwise the conversations can feel staged, and not natural.  Yes, of course, new hosts can develop that familiarity but it may take weeks — maybe even a season?