We knew it was coming, but that didn't make it any easier to watch.
Rosie O'Donnell said goodbye to The View for what's probably the last time on Thursday.
After admitting in a personal video that she needed to leave the ABC talk show to take away the stress of the job, Rosie said farewell to the audience with her daughter Dakota in her arms.
[ Video: Rosie O'Donnell Gives The Real Reason She's Leaving The View ]
It was bittersweet seeing Rosie leave the show for a second time, and we do hope she makes good on that promise to come back for arts and crafts segments!
Plus, Rosie Perez hilariously ruined the moment by awkwardly trying to start a chant that just never played out right at the end.
Ch-ch-check out what could be the final nail in The View's coffin (above)!!!
Ever since Rosie O'Donnell announced she was once again leaving The View, people have been trying to figure out why.
Even though Rosie was open about her health concerns in red carpet interviews, fans wanted more.
Why wouldn't she talk about it on The View itself??
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It may just be that her audience is used to the dialogue that the show provides, and they wanted a bit more of that for closure.
Though Rosie still refuses to discuss the elephant in the room on TV, she did accommodate her fans with a personal video, giving a more in-depth explanation of her exit.
Watch the whole heartfelt message (below)!
With Rosie O'Donnell's exit from The View due to health reasons, that leaves one empty spot at the table.
You know what that means? They're gonna have to fill it!
So, we thought about who could possibly be the best people to fill the position and there were A LOT of options to choose from!
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There's tv stars like Mindy Kaling or former E! host Chelsea Handler, to SO MANY more!
Ch-ch-check out our list (below) to see just who we think would make the best replacement for Rosie!
Rosie O'Donnell had some pretty cutting remarks for Brian Williams over the weekend.
The future former host of The View really knows how to kick a guy when he's down!
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Preliminary ratings show that Williams' lying scandal has cost NBC Nightly News; viewership in the 25-54 age range dropped an alarming 36 percent Friday night!
But that didn't stop Rosie from keeping the newsman on blast. Actually, she burned herself pretty well while she was at it!
While presenting an award at the Athena Film Festival in New York on Saturday, Rosie reportedly pointed at a woman in the audience and joked:
People were shocked to hear that Rosie O'Donnell was leaving The View and her wife Michelle Rounds.
Well, half of that decision was explained at the Athena Film Festival on Saturday in New York.
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The comedienne revealed why she's departing from the show:
Rosie O'Donnell, we hardly knew ye… again?
That's right, in a surprising bit of news, Rosie is set to exit The View for the second time.
Nope, you're not having deja vu! Rosie's very last show will be next week.
However, not only will Rosie cease to be a co-host of the ABC morning talk show, but Rosie's rep confirmed today that Rosie and her wife Michelle Rounds have split up: