Elisabeth Hasselbeck, the wife of former NFL quarterback and current ESPN analyst Tim Hasselbeck is being fired from staying on her talk show. Hasselbeck has expressed the ultra-devout Christian beliefs of herself, her husband and her brother-in-law, Tennessee Titans QB Matt Hasselbeck on the show. It was a hot topic during Tim Tebow mania.Then again the connection between football and the political right wing is longstanding.
Back to the Hasselbeck update, US Weekly, HuffPo and all the other media outlets that reported her demise this past Friday were premature. We stand corrected.
From The Wrap:
Barbara Walters says Elisabeth Hasselbeck is staying on “The View.”
Walters said false reports that the show’s lone conservative was leaving began circulating after Joy Behar announced exit plans last week. But on Monday, Walters pointedly denied them.
“There is a particularly false story that keeps getting picked up about Elisabeth’s alleged departure, saying that we don’t approve of her...