Just in: ABC Declines to Renew Whoopi Goldberg’s Contract, “It’s Time to Move On”

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In a shocking turn of events, ABC has announced that they will not be renewing Whoopi Goldberg’s contract for her long-standing role as co-host of The View.

According to sources close to the matter, the decision was made after extensive discussions and consultations with top executives, who determined that it was time for the show to move on from Goldberg’s tired and outdated contributions.

In a statement, ABC said, “We are grateful for Whoopi’s many years of service to The View, but we have decided that it’s time to take the show in a new direction.

We believe that our viewers deserve fresh and innovative perspectives, and we’re confident that we’ll find the right person to fill Whoopi’s shoes.”

Goldberg, who has been a mainstay on the show for over a decade, expressed disappointment at the news. “I’m really sad to be leaving The View,” she said.

“I’ve had so many great experiences here, and I’ve learned a lot from my fellow hosts and our guests. But I understand that the show needs to evolve, and I wish the new co-host all the best.”

The decision to part ways with Goldberg has drawn criticism from fans and colleagues alike, who argue that she has been a vital and dynamic presence on the show.

“Whoopi is one of the most intelligent and insightful people I’ve ever met,” said former View co-host Joy Behar. “It’s hard to imagine the show without her.”

Others have been less sympathetic, however, noting that Goldberg’s contributions to The View have become increasingly stale and predictable in recent years.

“Let’s be real, Whoopi hasn’t been bringing much to the table lately,” said one industry insider who wished to remain anonymous. “It’s time for the show to move on.”

ABC has not yet announced who will be replacing Goldberg on The View, but sources say that the network is already in talks with a number of high-profile candidates.

Whoever they choose, it’s clear that they will have big shoes to fill. Love her or hate her, Goldberg has been an integral part of The View for over a decade, and her departure marks the end of an era.

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