Former The View host Rosie O’Donnell said that she will not return to the show for a third time after she butted heads with co-host Whoopi Goldberg, Best Life reported.

The 58-year-old originally hosted The for the 2006-2007 season and left after a year before she joined again in 2014. joined shortly after O’Donnell’s initial stint and had been on the show for eight years by the time the comedian returned. This time, O’Donnell walked away by 2015. 

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“I didn’t know that she saw the countdown…I saw that, and there was a pause, and I said ‘well, we’ll be right back after this.’ And that was the first day, and it was trouble from then on,” she explained. 

O’Donnell then spoke to Ramin Setoodeh in his 2019 book Ladies Who Punch: The Explosive Story of The View and said that Goldberg “was mean as anyone has ever been on television to me, personally—while I was sitting there.” 

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She was mean to me on live TV,” O’Donnell told Stern when asked about the comment. “When people say, ‘Well, what happened,’ I say, ‘Go back and watch [the episodes].’ It’s not like a mystery, watch the way it went down.”

“So I was like, ‘I gotta get out of here, I can’t do this,’” she said of her reason for leaving.  “I’m not fighting with Goldberg, I have no desire to.”

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Earlier this week, Goldberg shut down an argument on The View between Sunny Hostin and Sara Haines when discussing mental health and a man who killed six Asian women and two other people on Tuesday, March 16, at three spas in the Atlanta area.

“I think we have to be very careful when we start framing this as a mental health issue because that is just not the case,” Hostin said. “It’s really easy for people to say this kid was crazy, this kid had mental health issues,” and added that “sexual addiction is a mental health issue,” but can’t be used as an excuse for murder.

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“I too would have a glass of wine and watch a show, and I do suffer with anxiety and depression, but I’m saying that you can’t rule out that there are mental elements that are not well. I’m not saying that’s the only lane…” Haines said. 

“Less than two percent of people with mental health issues go out and kill six Asian women. It’s just a fact,” Hoistin told Haines.

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