Whoopi Goldberg forced to stay on 'The View' after Rosie O'Donnell leaves, report says

February 18, 2015 1:10 PM

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Insiders say Goldberg was set to leave the daytime show to star in “Delores and Jermaine” — but due to O’Donnell’s exit, ABC execs blocked Goldberg from withdrawing as moderator of “The View.”

“Delores and Jermaine” follows a slacker who moves in with his ex-cop grandmother. “Whoopi had the offer to play Delores, but ABC pulled the offer right before Presidents Day weekend,” a network insider said.

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