The View host Joy Behar has addressed rumors that she is leaving the ABC show.
The 79-year-old shutterbug is calling it quits, revealing she has signed another three-year contract with ABC.
There have been rumors that Joy’s three-year contract will expire this summer, with the Independent Journal Review claiming she is set to retire “any day”, ahead of her 80th birthday in October.
However, a representative for Joy dismissed the claims, telling the New York Post: “Fake news.”
They revealed that the veteran panelist’s new contract will keep her on the talk show until 2025.
It’s not known how much Joy is being paid for the new contract, however the controversial comedian reportedly earned $7 million a year with her previous deal.
The host is the only original panelist on The View, having joined 25 years ago.
She hosts with Whoopi Goldberg, Sunny Hostin and Sara Haines, while Ana Navarro appears one day a week.
Joy hosts the daytime show every Friday and filled in for Whoopi when she was suspended for two weeks in February over her controversial remarks about the Holocaust.
The presenter caused concern back in March when she suffered a terrifying fall live on air.
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Joy was walking on stage at the start of the show when she hit the ground just before she reached her seat.
Cameras caught her face planting as her co-hosts Sara and Sunny gasped and rushed to help lift her up.
Show host Whoopi also rushed to tend to the veteran star, telling her to “come on, just stand”.
Joy was helped into the chair by Sara and Sunny as well as a production assistant who ran to the stage to help.
The star took her accident seriously and told anyone who falls to monitor their symptoms.
“The main thing — to be serious — when Bob Saget fell, he died,” she said.
“If you hit your head and feel dizzy or have blurred vision or feel like going to sleep, go see a doctor. Because it will kill you.”
She ended on a light note saying, “I’m a klutz.”
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