9 Surprising Revelations From 'The View' Tell-All 'Ladies Who Punch'

Dan Clarendon

We knew that The View was a revolving door, but all the dramatic exits don’t even scratch the surface of the drama behind the scenes of the long-running ABC talk show, if a new tell-all is to be believed.

Variety’s Ramin Seetodeh offers juicy gossip about Barbara Walters, Star Jones, Whoopi Goldberg, and more in his new book, Ladies Who Punch: The Explosive Inside Story of 'The View,' available now from St. Martin’s Press.

Click through the gallery above for nine of the biggest claims, anecdotes, and revelations…

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Joy Behar Looks Back at 20 Years on 'The View' Ahead of Her Special Episode

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Thursday's Joy-centric episode will include appearances by Gloria Steinem, Meredith Vieira, an outspoken conservative, and more!