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Rosie O’Donnell Returns to "The View", February 7

Emmy® Award-winner Rosie O’Donnell returns to ABC’s “The View,” FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7 (11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, ET) it was announced today by executive producers Barbara Walters and Bill Geddie. The appearance marks the first time O’Donnell will return to the talk show since moderating Season 10 (2006-2007).

In making the announcement, Ms. Walters said, “I have great affection for Rosie and we have remained in contact through the years. I am happy to welcome her back to the program. She is always a lively and engaging guest and a part of the show’s successful history.”

O’Donnell is currently guest-starring on ABC Family’s hit series, “The Fosters” as Rita Henricks, a tough yet compassionate woman who works in the foster care system and is a mentor to a member of the Foster family. O’Donnell’s first appearance on January 20 helped “The Fosters” to garner a series high in total viewers.

“The View,” a live, one-hour daily talk show from ABC (11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, ET), features hosts Barbara Walters, Whoopi Goldberg, Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy. It’s the original forum in which real women discuss everyday issues, share their opinions and engage in colorful conversations. “The View,” broadcast in HDTV and produced in 2-channel stereo sound, is now available to watch online daily at 4:00 p.m., ET/1:00 p.m., PT on ABC.com. “The View” is produced by ABC and Ms. Walters’ Barwall Productions, with Ms. Walters serving as executive producer along with Bill Geddie, who also serves as executive producer for “The Barbara Walters Specials.” “The View” is directed by Mark Gentile. For breaking news and updated videos follow “The View” (@theviewtv) and hosts Barbara Walters (@BarbaraJWalters), Whoopi Goldberg (@WhoopiGoldberg), Sherri Shepherd (@SherriEShepherd) and Jenny McCarthy (@JennyMcCarthy) on Twitter.™

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Is JIm Carrey Headed For a Breakdown?

Funnyman Jim Carrey is reportedly heading for a breakdown.

The 51-year-old actor’s friends are worried that he is feeling down about his career and love life, reported Showbiz spy.

“Jim has suffered from severe depression in the past, and you have to worry those fearful days are coming back again. When you talk to him, he’s not as animated as he used to be. He seems at a low point – like a ship without a rudder,” a source said.

Carrey is also sad about his split with former Playboy playmate Jenny McCarthy.

“Jim thought he and Jenny were going to be together for a lifetime. He was like a father to her autistic son Evan and even hoped to have a child with her someday. There’s no shortage of young beauties who will throw themselves at Jim, but he’s been searching for real love, and there’s no one to replace Jenny,” the source added.
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Jenny McCarthy Joins The View To Replace Joy Behar

The View may have just lost Elisabeth Hasselbeck, but the popular talk show has gained Jenny McCarthy. Barbara Walters, who has served as a View host since it debuted in 1997, announced Monday that McCarthy has signed on as a permanent co-host. She will replace Joy Behar, who is leaving The View in August.

“We are delighted that Jenny will be joining us as a permanent co-host on The View starting in September. Jenny brings us intelligence as well as warmth and humor. She can be serious and outrageous. She has connected with our audience and offers a fresh point of view. Jenny will be a great addition to the show as we usher in an exciting new chapter for The View,” Walters said in a statement.

McCarthy said she is “beyond thrilled” about her new job. “I’d like to thank ABC for this great opportunity. I’d also like to give a big thank you to Vh1 for their support and for allowing me to fulfill this lifelong dream. I look forward to helping make hot topics a little bit hotter, and showing my mom that my interrupting skills have finally paid off,” she said.

The actress and author will make her first appearance as a permanent View host when the new season kicks off on Monday, September 9.

Hasselbeck left The View last week to replace Gretchen Carlson on to Fox’s daytime talk show Fox & Friends.

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Jim Carrey is Officially a Sugar Daddy, Says SeekingArrangement.com Creator

Jim Carrey was spotted holding hands with a new mystery woman in Los Angeles this week. Less than 24 hours ago,New York Post revealed that the mystery lady is in fact Anastasia Vitkina, a 23 year old college student from New York who began dating Jim Carrey after his split with Jenny McCarthy last year. According to New York Post, Vitkina has been flying back and forth from New York to Los Angeles to see the actor.

Since the two were spotted together at a Guns N’ Roses gig in Los Angeles this past week, the media has been quick to analyze their relationship. So, how does one classify Jim Carrey’s relationships with Anastasia Vitkina?

Brandon Wade, the creator of SeekingArrangement.com, the largest sugar daddy dating website, announced today that the relationship between Jim Carrey and Anastasia Vitkina as described by the New York Post article is similar to the hundreds of thousands of romantic relationships formed between older Sugar Daddy and younger college Sugar Baby members of his website.

“If media coverage of their relationship is accurate, that would make Jim Carrey a Sugar Daddy, and Anastasia Vitkina his College Sugar Baby,” says Wade, who is also the author of The Definitive Guide to Sugar Daddy and Mutually Beneficial Relationships. “A Sugar Daddy is a successful, wealthy and usually older man who is willing to pamper a Sugar Baby in return for friendship, companionship or romance.”

Jenny McCarthy and Jim Carrey Still Friends Following Split

Jenny McCarthy is pleased her split from Jim Carrey was amicable — because the two stars are still great friends.

The couple ended their five-year romance earlier this year (Apr10), announcing the news to followers on their Twitter.com pages.
Actress/model McCarthy admits their relationship had run its course, insisting there was no drama involved in the split – and she’s thankful to Carrey for his support in raising her autistic son, Evan.
She tells U.S. news show Larry King Live, “Everything that we talked about in terms of, admiration for one another and respect and love was absolutely true and is true. In the moments, there were some great times.
“I’m so grateful for him standing by me through those autism years, and being so kind to Evan, and being an amazing boyfriend. But like with a lot of relationships in Hollywood, you don’t necessarily see what goes on when things aren’t maybe so great.
“The key that didn’t work was probably us both growing and changing like everyone does in opposite directions. And we kind of got to that point, rather quickly towards the end that said, you know what? We’re both seeing that maybe we’re not going in the same direction anymore. And let’s end in peace, not war.” McCarthy also reveals why the couple announced their split on Twitter, adding, “We got a phone call that said the magazines are coming out tomorrow. They found out. And so we both decided to do it on our own terms. We didn’t want to go through the media machine like when celebrities break up, you have to like make a statement, go through the press wire… we just said let’s do it in the new social media world… bow out gracefully with a lot of respect.”