Rosie Perez stays put —on ‘The View’ for now

January 29, 2015 3:33 PM

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Rosie Perez stays put —on ‘The View’ for now

Rosie Perez is sticking with The View — for the time being, anyway. Variety reports that the actress may stay on until August, when her contract is up. Here’s the thing: ABC executives don’t think Perez is a right fit for the daytime chat show but fear facing backlash like what went down when Ann Curry departed Today. The View is suffering in ratings, and honchos are apparently in deck-chair-rearranging mode. “It’s never been such a mess,” one insider revealed to the publication. “Nobody knows what’s going on.”

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