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Hasselbeck leaving View: Nine Years Later

Elisabeth Hasselbeck appears on the ABC show 'The View' on Sept. 14, 2011 Elisabeth Hasselbeck has a "long-term contract" with "The View," a rep for the ABC daytime talk show said Friday in response to reports that say the conservative co-host is set to leave her job after nine years. A day earlier, the network announced that panelist Joy Behar, one of the last original cast members, would depart the series. The 70-year-old said she plans to concentrate on other projects. The news outlets Us Weekly, TV Newser, Deadline and The Hollywood Reporter reported that Hasselbeck would not be back for season 17 in the fall. Each publication cited its own sources. "Elisabeth Hasselbeck is a valued member of 'The View' and has a long-term contract," a ABC Entertainment Group spokesperson said in a statement obtained by on Friday, in response to the reports. Hasselbeck has not commented. "The View" debuted in 1997 with four co-ho