Joy Behar exited "The View" today with her trademark wit and foul mouth.
Aside from creator Barbara Walters, Joy was the only remaining original cohost on the show. The 70-year-old comedienne served on the panel for 16 years.
A slew of guests, including former "View" moderator Meredith Vieira, Regis Philbin, Mario Cantone, and Joan Rivers, celebrated Joy's farewell. 87-year-old Tony Bennett made a rare appearance to serenade her.
Joy has the last say, of course, and she made the most of it, simultaneously thanking and embarrassing her cohosts. Watch:
If you don't get Joy's profane parting jab, Harry Reasoner was Barbara Walters' coanchor on "ABC Evening News" from 1976-1978. Harry and Barbara didn't get along well and he reportedly made her job -- and life -- difficult.
Earlier this summer, conservative cohost Elisabeth Hasselbeck exited the show. When Season 17 premieres on September 9th, Jenny McCarthy will take her place.
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