Elisabeth Hasselbeck
Television host
Elisabeth Hasselbeck
Elisabeth Hasselbeck is an American television talk show host and television personality. She is best known as a finalist on Survivor: The Australian Outback (2001), a co-host on the daytime talk show The View, and is a contributor to the ABC morning broadcast Good Morning America. In 2009, she and her four co-hosts on The View won the 36th Annual Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Talk Show Host.
Biography
Elisabeth Hasselbeck's personal information overview.
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'Fox & Friends' says goodbye to Elisabeth Hasselbeck
Fox News - about 1 year
Co-host showered with gifts on last day
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Elisabeth Hasselbeck: How our family's Christmas went from 'getting' to 'giving'
Fox News - about 1 year
Never did I think that this simple way of starting the day would change – I mean, really change -- the way we did Christmas.
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Elisabeth Hasselbeck: Why I'm leaving 'Fox & Friends' - VIDEO: Elisabeth Hasselbeck is leaving Fox News
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Elisabeth Hasselbeck: Why I'm leaving 'Fox & Friends'
Fox News - over 1 year
Elisabeth Hasselbeck announced Monday that she will step down from her role as co-host of "Fox & Friends" on FOX News Channel 
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Elisabeth Hasselbeck is leaving 'Fox & Friends' for more family time
LATimes - over 1 year
Elisabeth Hasselbeck is giving up her spot on the curvy couch at "Fox & Friends." A co-host of the Fox News Channel morning program since September 2013, Hasselbeck announced Monday that she is putting her TV career on hold to spend more time raising her children. She will depart Fox News Channel...
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Elisabeth Hasselbeck Is Leaving Fox News
Huffington Post - over 1 year
Conservative commentator Elisabeth Hasselbeck will be leaving the airwaves for the foreseeable future. The "Fox & Friends" co-host will say goodbye to the Fox News morning program in late December, a move she says will allow her to focus on raising her children. "Oftentimes, the most difficult decisions are between two great things," she said Monday in a statement. "Throughout my 14 years working in television, I have never experienced a more positive and thoughtful atmosphere than Fox News Channel, thanks to the strong leadership of [Fox News Chairman and CEO] Roger Ailes, who has created the best working environment a woman and mother could ask for." A number of rotating guest co-hosts will fill Hasselbeck's position until a permanent replacement is named. "Elisabeth and I discussed this at length over several weeks, and while I would love for her to continue here, I respect her incredibly difficult, yet deeply personal decision," Ailes said in a statement. "She has ...
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White House Press Secretary Clashes With Elisabeth Hasselbeck Over Paris Attacks: ‘Let Me Finish My Answer’ (Video)
Yahoo News - over 1 year
Elisabeth Hasselbeck ripped into White House press secretary Josh Earnest on “Fox and Friends” Wednesday for President Barack Obama’s response to the terrorist attacks in Paris. Hasselbeck characterized Obama’s response as “aloof, apathetic … and quite cavalier.” Hasselbeck also took issue with Obama calling the attacks a “setback” in the fight against terrorism. In addition, she was unhappy with Secretary of State John Kerry, who said he could see the rationale for January’s Charlie Hebdo attack, but not for Friday’s assault which left up to 125 people dead.
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Dog mayor in Kentucky now running for president
Fox News - over 1 year
Elisabeth Hasselbeck reports
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My America: Students 'turn it up' for retiring teacher
Fox News - almost 2 years
Elisabeth Hasselbeck reports
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Smart Cookies: What I Learned From Top Girl Scout Cookie Sellers
Huffington Post - almost 2 years
Every year, thousands of people eagerly anticipate the arrival of their Girl Scout cookies. I'm one of them. I can't resist buying one or two (dozen) boxes. It's a terrific fundraiser for a great organization, and since Girl Scout cookies only come around once a year, you have to buy them - and eat them - when you can. I've been hoarding the last box of Thin Mints in the garage. (Don't tell my wife!) The average Girl Scout sells about 130 boxes. But last year, Katie Francis, a middle school student from Oklahoma City, blew that right out of the water. She officially shattered the 30-year-old record for most Girl Scout cookies sold in one year - a staggering 21,477 boxes. Talk about volume! Every year, the media features successful Girl Scout cookie peddlers like Francis. They're usually feel-good, fluffy stories. After all, who doesn't like to read about kids doing good things? But look beyond the cute kids and cookies, and you can garner some serious business intelligen ...
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Elisabeth Hasselbeck
    THIRTIES
  • 2015
    Age 37
    In 2015 on Bill O'Reilly, Hasselbeck agreed with the description of herself as a traditional, conservative woman.
    More Details Hide Details Hasselbeck is a supporter of breast cancer awareness initiatives in the form of an Internet-only PSA on breast cancer diagnosis.
    Her final show was in December 22, 2015.
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    In November 2015, Hasselbeck announced that she would leave Fox & Friends at the end of the year in order to spend more time with her family, saying she wanted to "give them the best of me, not the rest of me".
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    However, Elisabeth announced in November 2015 that she would leave Fox & Friends in order to spend more time with her children; December 22, 2015 was her last day.
    More Details Hide Details Elisabeth DelPadre Filarski was born on May 28, 1977, in Cranston, Rhode Island. She is the daughter of Catholic-school teacher and lawyer Elizabeth DelPadre and architect Kenneth Filarski. Her brother, Kenneth, Jr., is a practicing attorney and aspiring musician. Their father is of Polish descent and their mother is of Italian ancestry.
  • 2013
    Age 35
    On September 16, 2013, Hasselbeck joined the Fox News morning show, Fox & Friends as a co-host, replacing Gretchen Carlson.
    More Details Hide Details By that November, the show's ratings had grown by 9 percent, and increased 10 percent in viewership among people ages 25–54.
    Her last day on The View was July 10, 2013.
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    On July 9, 2013, ABC confirmed that Hasselbeck would be leaving The View to join Fox & Friends.
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    On March 8, 2013, there were widespread media reports that Hasselbeck was going to be fired from the show, effective at the end of the season, allegedly because of market research polling that showed viewers thought her views were too conservative.
    More Details Hide Details However, on the March 11, 2013, episode of the show, Walters said that the rumors were "particularly false" and that there are "no plans for Elisabeth to leave this show".
  • 2009
    Age 31
    In August 2009, Hasselbeck, along with her co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sherri Shepherd, and Barbara Walters, won the 36th Annual Daytime Emmy award for Outstanding Talk Show Host.
    More Details Hide Details It follows over a decade of nominations for The View with no win. None of the co-hosts of the show was in Los Angeles to collect the award. For the first time, the show had not been nominated for both Outstanding Talk Show and Outstanding Talk Show Host.
    Hasselbeck is living with celiac disease. She has written a book on the subject, The G-Free Diet: A Gluten-Free Survival Guide, which has appeared on several best-seller lists. On June 23, 2009, a lawsuit was filed in a federal court in Massachusetts alleging that her book was plagiarized from a self-published book by Susan Hasset.
    More Details Hide Details Hasselbeck released a statement calling the allegations baseless. The lawsuit was dismissed in November 2009 when the plaintiff's lawyer declined to pursue it, saying to the press that he believed some degree of plagiarism occurred, but it was not sufficient to justify monetary damages. In 2011, Hasselbeck introduced NoGii, her line of gluten-free nutritional products for children and adults.
  • 2008
    Age 30
    Hasselbeck has said that she calls herself neither a conservative nor a liberal. Her parents were liberals. She has stated that the term "conservative" does not define her as a person. On October 26, 2008, Hasselbeck appeared at Republican rallies in Florida, introducing vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin.
    More Details Hide Details In August 2013, conservative Newsmax magazine named Hasselbeck among the "25 most influential women in the GOP".
  • TWENTIES
  • 2007
    Age 29
    On October 3, 2007, Hasselbeck and The View co-host Whoopi Goldberg were discussing Senator Hillary Clinton's proposal that the U.S. government provide a $5,000 savings bond for each child at birth.
    More Details Hide Details The conversation became heated when Hasselbeck stated it would lead to fewer abortions because women would want to keep the money.
    On May 23, 2007, Hasselbeck was involved in a heated on-air argument with co-host Rosie O'Donnell concerning the war in Iraq, which she supported and O'Donnell opposed.
    More Details Hide Details When O'Donnell asked, "655,000 Iraqi civilians dead. Who are the terrorists?" O'Donnell was criticized by conservative commentators for her question and she (O'Donnell) complained about Hasselbeck's unwillingness to defend O'Donnell's statements in the controversy that followed. Hasselbeck responded "defend your own insinuations," adding that she should not have to defend anyone else's words for them, especially when that person has a forum in which to present a defense.
  • 2006
    Age 28
    On August 2, 2006, Hasselbeck got into a heated debate in which she strongly opposed the Food and Drug Administration's plan to sell the "morning-after pill" as an over-the-counter drug.
    More Details Hide Details Hasselbeck stated, "I believe that life begins at the moment of conception." She said the over-the-counter distribution of the pill should be banned even in cases of rape and incest, because "life still has value." Hasselbeck argued that advocates of the drug use the "rape or incest" exception as a "bait-and-switch" distraction from the goal of making it universally accessible. She argued that if the "rape or incest" exception were all advocates cared about, they would not support its over-the-counter status.
  • 2003
    Age 25
    She became a permanent co-host on November 24, 2003.
    More Details Hide Details Hasselbeck typically represented the conservative position on The View.
  • 2002
    Age 24
    On July 6, 2002, Hasselbeck married her college boyfriend, professional football quarterback Tim Hasselbeck.
    More Details Hide Details They have a daughter, Grace Elisabeth born in 2005, and two sons, Taylor Thomas born in 2007, and Isaiah Timothy born in 2009. Hasselbeck is a Christian, and in August 2014, she condemned the persecution of Christians in Iraq, as well as the removal of Bibles from hotel rooms in the United States.
    Hasselbeck was one of a number of women who guest-hosted to replace outgoing The View co-host Lisa Ling, who left the show at the end of 2002.
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    From 2002 to 2003, she hosted the Style Network's The Look for Less where she helped find stylish clothes for bargain prices.
    More Details Hide Details Although Hasselbeck previously saw herself as a "behind the scenes" kind of person and not interested in career television, or playing pundit, her agent was eager to showcase her competitive client and she auditioned for The View in 2003.
    She married NFL quarterback Tim Hasselbeck in July 2002.
    More Details Hide Details In November 2003, Hasselbeck replaced Lisa Ling as the fourth co-host on The View. With her co-hosts Joy Behar, Whoopi Goldberg, Sherri Shepherd, and Barbara Walters, she was awarded the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show Host during the 36th Daytime Emmy Awards. After nearly ten years, Hasselbeck left the series in July 2013. She became the co-host of Fox & Friends that September.
  • 2001
    Age 23
    Hasselbeck was a judge at the Miss Teen USA 2001 pageant.
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    In 2001, Hasselbeck was cast in Survivor: The Australian Outback, and was originally a member of the Kucha tribe.
    More Details Hide Details She avoided being voted out at the first Tribal Council in which her tribe attended. She then went on a winning streak but lost once again in episode five, where they voted out Kimmi. In episode six, Hasselbeck's tribemate Michael Skupin fell into the camp fire and had to be medically evacuated, therefore sending the Kucha and Ogakor tribes into the merge with five members each. When the merge came, she lasted almost nine hours in the first individual immunity challenge in which contestants had to stand on a perch in the water for as long as possible. When the first vote came, her tribemate Jeff was voted out due to his previous votes cast against him. This led to another Kucha member Alicia being voted out and sent to the jury. She was next on the block when the biggest threat in her original tribe, Nick, won immunity, but she swayed the votes of Ogakor members Tina Wesson and Colby Donaldson her way, and had the villainous Jerri Manthey voted out. At the final five, her closest ally throughout the entire game, Rodger Bingham, was voted out. She then became the sole remaining Kucha member and was voted out, coming in fourth overall. She was one of four votes for Tina to win. She was one of two people who were asked to return for Survivor: All Stars and declined, the other being Colleen Haskell of Survivor: Borneo.
  • 1998
    Age 20
    Hasselbeck started working for Puma in 1998, while attending Boston College.
    More Details Hide Details After graduation, she worked for Puma shoes as a member of its design team before her television career.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1995
    Age 17
    Hasselbeck was raised Roman Catholic and attended St. Mary School in Cranston, followed by St. Mary Academy – Bay View in East Providence, where she graduated in 1995.
    More Details Hide Details She then attended Boston College, where she captained the women's softball team for two seasons, winning consecutive Big East championships. Tim Hasselbeck was a starting quarterback for the football team. With a concentration on large scale paintings and industrial design, Hasselbeck graduated with a BFA in 1999.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1977
    Born
    Born on May 28, 1977.
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