The audio, published Friday by Variety, was obtained by reporter Ramin Setoodeh, who just released a new book, “Ladies Who Punch: The Explosive Inside Story of ‘The View,'” about the talk show.
“We have to go on and we have to learn how to discuss these things in some sort of rational way,” she says.
In the new clip, Hasselbeck, who rips up her notecards before the commercial break, can be heard using profanities and complaining to fellow co-host Joy Behar.
“I’m not going to sit there and get reprimanded on the air,” she says. “What the f—…this woman is driving me nuts”
Hasselbeck then bolts and declares she’s leaving the show.
Executive producer Bill Geddie gets Hasselbeck to return, telling her “You are a professional. You’ve got to go back out there.”
Hasselbeck returns to her seat with seconds to spare.
“Yes-There were times when I was quite humanly reactive. I used a bad word when frustrated,” she wrote in part. “I was pregnant with Taylor and a big conversation about the value and the lives of the unborn took place at the View… I still hold all my Constitutionally protected rights to freedom of faith : but now: I can hold the hand of the person who does not agree at the same time.”
In 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the availability of the Plan B One-Step emergency contraception pill without a prescription for women 15 and older.