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Whoopi Confirms: ' I Wasn't Coming Back' To 'The View'

Sep. 6 2017, Updated 11:35 a.m. ET

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After RadarOnline.com exclusively revealed Whoopi Goldberg's plans to ditch The View, the TV personality herself has confirmed all rumors!

"I wasn't coming back but my daughter said I think that's a mistake because we've just had a major shakeup and you need to be a part of this conversation," she confessed to E! News.

At the time Radar broke the news, a source claimed that Goldberg's attitude was "worse than ever," and that she felt like she had "all the leverage" on set.

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After ten years of staring in the controversial talk show, the 61-year-old diva revealed that the constant backlash and harsh criticism that comes with speaking her mind on television can almost be too much to handle.

"I never thought I would get in as much trouble as I seem to have gotten in. You have to be prepared for half the country to hate you every day. It's a lot to carry but that's why I try not to look back," she admitted.

After her team featured a video tribute of her time in the show, titled Under The Influence Of Whoopi, the star said: "I wasn't happy. I don't like surprises. I am not good with them and they do them to me anyway because they just know I am going to totally freak out."

Despite her discontent, she did admit there was an upside to watching her many accomplishments.

"It's nice to see that I stand for something and that was nice to see. I would not have seen it, had I not seen the tribute," she concluded.

Against all odds, The View is now back for its 21st season, with its whole crew intact!

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