Almost a year after she started on the program, ABC executives have decided to cut comedian Michelle Collins as a co-host of “The View,” Variety has learned. Collins joined the show last July after a lengthy trial period, where she impressed viewers (as well as moderator Whoopi Goldberg) with her well-timed zingers and commentary. ABC
The diva of VH1's 'Best Week Ever,' Michelle Collins has been making the rounds on talk shows and awards shows alike for the last few years. She recently won LOGO's NewNowNext Award for 'Breakout Comic,' and in 2009, Michelle was crowned ECNY's Best Female Comedian in New York and was featured as a 'Comedian to Watch' in YRB Magazine.
The View Finds Its New Panelist In Comedian Michelle Collins
Never mind the fiery rhetoric that will no doubt fill debates during the presidential election season — the panel of “The View” got an early jump on the heated back-and-forth during a discussion about voting on Thursday. The exchange began civilly enough, with a chat about the need to encourage more women to vote and the fact that female Republican candidate Carly Fiorina might be excluded from the first debate on Fox News and CNN because of her low poll numbers. Comedian Michelle Collins…