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Brooke Shields says she lost the ‘View’ co-hosting gig on Jenny McCarthy

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Brooke Shields and squirmed in her seat, when she was asked about the audition for “The View.”

Shields, 54, appeared on “Watch What Happens” on Thursday night, when a viewer called in to question if it was true, she is a co-host on the ABC morning show in 2013, after Elisabeth Hasselbeck left.

“Very well,” Shields said to the caller before the host Andy Cohen pressed her for more information.

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“I went through a week of being on the show, and you know what, I did all my homework, I have to take everything seriously,” she shared.

Brooke Shields, right, said, “The View” producers have decided to hire Jenny McCarthy, left, and, as a co-host in place of her, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, left in may 2013.
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Shields said that she was a woman in the parking lot of the Hollywood Bowl, and when she got a phone call from one of the producers, who told her that she wanted to go out with Jenny McCarthy.

“I was like,” OK, she’s a friend, but you have to be one or the other,” a sense Shields was reminded of the way of thinking. “I think they were going for something a little different.”

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McCarthy has not been with the show for a very long time, leaving the program in 2014. She has recently opened up about her time on “The View” in an explosive tell-all book, “Ladies Who Punch: The Explosive Story of The Building.

They told to the author, Ramin Setoodeh, she was a “miserable” one day, she went to work.

“It was the most miserable I have to find a job in my 25 years in the music business,” paul McCarthy, 46, admitted in a copy of the book will be published on the Throat.

She also said that the producers were trying to transform her into a conservative, like Hasselbeck.

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“They’ve been trying to get me to change it. She wanted Elizabeth back, and I don’t, Elizabeth,” the “Two and a Half men,” the actress insisted. “I would literally have to have meetings prior to the show, one of them will try to get the input of the views that I have to deal with Whoopi. I was going to cry. I couldn’t be myself. My fans were telling me, ” Where’s Jenny? They are not for you to be you.'”

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