Barbara Walters has urged her new cohost Rosie
O'Donnell to stop blogging about the talk show The
View, says the San Francisco Chronicle
newspaper. O'Donnell, who joins the show this
season, regularly writes about what is happening
in her life on her Web site.
complained on her blog about a promotional skit from the new
season of the show, writing in her all-lowercase style: "I
saw the new view promos. Found myself / in the
position / i loathe the most / powerless."
her feelings about O'Donnell's Web posts with
Newsweek magazine, saying, "I didn't like the
blog. I'm counting on Rosie's intelligence and sensitivity
and humor. This is, after all, an entertainment show.
It is based on people who like each other and are
having a good time, not on people who are arguing and
Walters spoke to the magazine, she received flowers and a
card from her new cohost that read, "Barbara, I only
want the promos and the show to be great. And I love
you. Love, Ro." (The Advocate)