Sadly, I posted something about Sheri's parenting upthread not too long ago, before any of this came out. Sadly, I wonder if it's true too. I hate to see it.
She does stay very busy, though The View doesn't take that much time. Everyone on that show has talked about how great it is. You just arrive a couple of hours before hand for hair and makeup and to go over the script and then leave at noon. It's all the other stuff Sheri does that takes so much time. I get the feeling that Sheri might not want to leave Jeffrey with a sitter or teacher who will require much from him.
If these allegations are true, it could force Sheri's hand.
What if Sal and Jeffrey's dad are in on this together? They could each testify for the other, bolstering the other's claims. This could force Sheri to move to CA in order to get to see Jeffrey every week. OR it could be they are trying to force more money out of Sheri. If they threaten to take her kids, she'll pay the money. Maybe that's what it's really about.
I just finished watching Barbara's final two shows. I absolutely loved the way they did the final two segments! Oprah and the women who are where they are because of Barbara was fantastic. Watching the parade of them made me proud to be a woman. It had Oprahs fingerprints all over it, and reminded me of the Morehouse men parade at her farewell. Well done!
I'm not sure what to make of this custody drama with Sherri but if it means she leaves the show, I can't say I'd be too disappointed. I know that sounds awful but she is just dead weight.
I have to say that I miss Rosie on this show. She's not everyone's cup of tea but I've always liked her.
I don't usually watch The View, but I decided to catch the last couple of shows. That was an interesting interaction when Sherri called Mrs. Clinton Hillary, and Barbra corrected her, which totally embarrassed Sherri. The part I thought was interesting was the way that Barbara tried to take back what she'd done and make Sherri feel less embarrassed, both through non-verbal (stroking Sherri's hand) actions and saying something like "I actually want to call her Hillary, too." In spite of her brusqueness, I think there is a genuine affection there.
That parade of women who had followed in her footsteps was very touching. It was wonderful to see so many faces that aren't on the air regularly anymore.
Seeking form amidst the void.
But if that's not possible, gimme a Margarita...shaken, not stirred...and hold the salt, please.
Rats! I wish I had seen Barbara correcting Sherri!!! One of my pet peeves is how casual we have become, in this country, when addressing certain people. I, especially, get annoyed with people teaching their children that it is OK to call their elders by their first names, without the the elders' permission.
I also understand that that's the southern girl/Catholic school girl coming out in me. I am sooo grateful for that training!
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When you throw a rock into a pack of dogs, you know which one you hit by the one that yelps!
Hell, I admit to tearing up and getting all goosebumpy yesterday when the parade of anchorwomen came on stage for Babs. It was quite a lovely sight to see. Only one I don't remember seeing was Katie Couric-- or maybe I missed her. Was she there?
Regarding Sherri calling Hilary by her first name, I agree with Babs correcting Sherri. I notice many people also addressing the current first lady as Michelle, and find it all to be rather rude and disrespectful.
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I totally agree that Sherri shouldn't have referred to Mrs. Clinton as Hilary BUT it was just as rude and inconsiderate for Barbara to correct her while on the air. That was a teaching moment, for sure, but I think Barbara should have discussed it with Sherri after the show.