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Other new information on the new face active -- that's really sparking a national conversation the announcement coming just days after Elisabeth Hasselbeck.
Signed off from the show she of course is going to be joining the Fox News Channel on FOX & Friends this fall we're looking forward to that.
Barbara Walters in the meantime announcing who will be filling her spot.
She has made seventeen appearances on the view she's guest co -- both times.
And we love it because she's fun and she's uninhibited mean she's -- opinion did enough.
To help -- -- -- latest -- in the view history -- I am delighted to announce that our next.
Newest co host is Jenny McCarthy.
-- actually brought some controversy fox news media analyst Howard Kurtz is joining us now.
-- -- this story -- let's be real if you're media consumer media analysts like yourself controversial figures I think -- I -- we know that.
Why that there's something different about Jenny McCarthy that's come up in the last 48 hour is that really has.
We've received a lot of attention why why are people so concerned about this move.
Well Jenny McCarthy is funny she's a former Playboy playmate of the year but she's beginning pummeled in the media -- because she is a leading crusader for this utterly discredited.
Theory that childhood vaccinations cause autism now.
I'm sure she is sincere in that she has a son who developed autism but.
Medical study -- the medical study has said this is junk science including a recent one of nearly a thousand children in the journal of pediatrics and a lot of moms watch the view.
I don't know what shall be talking about it on the air but if it does have an effect these these these these scare stories about vaccines.
Have had an impact on some parents deciding to delay or not to -- their children.
At all ABC valid.
This is this is not their first rodeo let's assume that -- right they must have thought about this Howard in some strategic way.
ABC's total comment on this controversy has been his.
Zero they are in some ways.
Hanging on Jenny McCarthy -- to drive or perhaps enjoying the publicity you've figuring that all this controversy will lead to a greater tune in factor when she starts but there's no way on earth and ABC's lawyers have been considered whether for example Jenny McCarthy should talk about autism when she gets to view the weather will be a topic that would pretty much be off limits.
So we have even seen her hosts yet so we can -- for the benefit of the doubt and see what actually happens when she takes that chair Howard just -- -- curious you know.
And your ears and just when he had the media field -- -- what are your thoughts on us.
Well I think it is a problem for program like to view which does a lot of politics and you know this is not like somebody's being -- looking and -- of people don't like.
Their style like Rosie O'Donnell or something like that the other thing I find curious Janet has -- the hassle but was famously.
The only conservative on that panel and so rather than balance it out with somebody else who leans right.
ABC instead not only -- -- Jenny McCarthy and I think the political discussions.
Our more interesting when you have somebody with a different views going up against Whoopi Goldberg -- the -- But somebody who -- brings so much baggage in terms of pushing this discredited theory.
About -- Well we'll watch to see if ABC comes -- -- -- anything.
This week parry great to see as always thank you.
Thank you can't.
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