The View: 9 Controversies caused by the show over the years (VIDEO)

Sep 21, 2015 at 7:31 p.m. ET
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Now that The View has been on the air for over 18 years, we can say that it has officially stood the test of time. However, the daytime talk show created by Barbara Walters has definitely faced some hiccups over the past year, including a rotating cast that is starting to seem more like a game of musical chairs than an organized television broadcast.

Though the fact that The View can't seem to keep its lineup in order has definitely raised some eyebrows and left many scratching their heads, the exit and entrance, and exit and re-entrance, of the panel members isn't even the most controversial topic the show has scratched since its 1997 inception.

Here's a look back at some of the things the hosts have done and said to get people heated.

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1. Mocking Miss Colorado for showcasing her noble profession


After the hosts mocked Miss Colorado, who chose to do a monologue about her nursing skills during the 2015 Miss America pageant, nurses all over were hurt and outraged by the hosts' words. #NursesUnited began trending all over the Internet, but the women of The View didn't address the snafu or apologize until they began to lose sponsors.

Here's the apology, which, by the way, sounds more like a series of excuses than an apology.


2. Kelly Osbourne's "who will clean your toilets?" comment


While the hosts discussed Donald Trump's incredibly racist comments about Latinos, Osbourne had an ultimate foot-in-mouth moment, which upset many in the Latino community, including cohost Rosie Perez, who reportedly walked off the show and never came back.

3. Barbara Walters defends Woody Allen


Social media lit up with criticism towards Walters after she defended Allen in 2014 after his adopted daughter, Dylan Farrow, publicly accused him of molesting her when she was young.

4. Elisabeth Hasselbeck argues with cohosts about the "N" word


This 2008 argument not only stirred up debate onset, but it also got people arguing on social media about whether the word should ever be acceptable to use by any group of people.

5. Sherri Shepherd's bad baby joke


Shepherd's comments about having a "baby or two to spare" were incredibly insensitive considering she had just walked away from the baby she had conceived via surrogacy.

6. The war in Iraq: Rosie O'Donnell vs. Elisabeth Hasselbeck


In this 2007 footage, O'Donnell and Hasselbeck go head-to-head with their opinions on what kind of military presence the U.S. should have in Iraq. Their argument, of course, led to a liberal vs. conservative war in the media and on social media.

7. The gay couple's wedding cake: Candace Cameron Bure vs. Raven-Symoné

This debate got heated and many were extremely offended by Cameron Bure's statement that the bakery owner's refusal to make a lesbian couple's wedding cake was not discrimination.

8. Whoopi Goldberg and Joy Behar vs. Bill O'Reilly


This 2010 segment got Goldberg and Behar so angry that they walked off the set, which upset their then-boss, Walters. While some fans agreed with what Behar and Goldberg were saying, even more did not like the way they handled themselves during the argument.

9. O'Donnell's 2015 exit from the show

O'Donnell slyly dissed Goldberg in herfarewell speech and SheKnows readers came out in droves to voice their opinion about O'Donnell's departure. Those opinions seemed to be divided right down the middle: Half the responders said they would stop watching with O'Donnell gone and half said they would start watching.

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