Elisabeth Hasselbeck Leaving 'Fox & Friends' For Family Time

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Leaving 'Fox & Friends' For Family Time
"Fox & Friends" co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck says she's retiring from the news business to raise her three children.

After 14 years in the TV industry, Elisabeth Hasselbeck is calling it quits. She announced Monday that she's leaving "Fox & Friends" to spend more time with her family.

The co-host joined the Fox News morning show in 2013 after spending nearly a decade at "The View." Prior to that, Hasselbeck appeared on the 2001 season of "Survivor." (Video via Fox News)

She said in a statement, "With a heart full of gratitude and the peace that God has given me, I am confident that this personal decision is the right one for our family."

As Hasselbeck watches the show from home next year, a rotating set of co-hosts are expected to fill her seat. This is a pretty popular move for talk shows.

Take "The View" for instance. Fans of that talk show have learned to expect a revolving door of sorts. After co-creator Barbara Walters left in 2014, her co-hosts Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy were quick to follow. Since then a number of women have come and gone. (Video via ABC / "The View")

"That's on TV? How can you put that on TV?" Strahan said on "Live! With Kelly and Michael."

And before it was "Live! with Kelly & Michael," execs searched long and hard for the right replacement for Regis Philbin. In total, Kelly Ripa worked with 59 guest co-hosts before the network pulled the trigger and hired Strahan full-time.

Hopefully it doesn't take quite so long for Fox News to fill Hasselbeck's spot on the couch. She's expected to stay with "Fox & Friends" until late December.

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