Jedediah Bila Slams 'Darkness' Of TV After 'The View' Firing In New Book

Jedediah Bila Darkness TV View Firing New Book
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Feb. 25 2019, Updated 11:37 a.m. ET

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One year after being axed from The View, former talk show host Jedediah Bila slammed the television industry for being dark, can exclusively report.

In her new book, #DoNotDisturb, on stands today, Bila paints a not-so-pretty picture of what it was really like to be a public figure on television.

"At the time, for me, there was a superficiality to it, a darkness, that I didn't like," the talk show alum said of her time spent in New York doing television.

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Bila, 39, was fired from The View in September 2017. Insiders revealed to the conservative talk show host irked her costars by claiming Hilary Clinton lost the popular vote in the 2016 presidential election due to "lies." 

Although Bila did not directly speak about getting canned from the talk show in her memoir, she admitted there was "something about the TV business that gave me pause." She also appeared on FOX News as a political commentator on shows including Red Eye and Outnumbered.

Bila went on to teach and administrate a New York City private school after stepping away from television, she said.

The ex-host is known for being the minority opinion as the libertarian-conservative on the talk show. Bila said she's asked about her experience on the show often – but claims she "didn't mind" being the minority host "at all."

"I enjoyed the challenge and the healthy debate it fostered," Bila wrote.

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As readers know, Bila was replaced with Meghan McCain, who won over viewers' hearts quickly.

Meghan took the last month off from the gig after her father, Senator John McCain passed away in August. The late politician's daughter returned to her seat on the talk show on Monday.

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