There's more host upheaval ahead for ABC's "The View," with Rosie Perez leaving the daytime talk show.
In a memo to "View" staffers Tuesday, executive producer Bill Wolff said that Perez has decided to focus on acting.
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Wolff lauded Perez for handling her "View" host duties while performing in Larry David's Broadway play, "Fish in the Dark."
The talk show plans a "proper send off" for Perez in a few weeks, the producer said, which is when its current season wraps.
An after-hours call to Perez's representative in New York was not immediately returned.
Perez's departure leaves Whoopi Goldberg and relative newcomers Raven Symone and Nicolle Wallace. The show's tally of ex-hosts includes Rosie O'Donnell, Jenny McCarthy and Sherri Shepherd.
Series creator Barbara Walters retired as host last year.
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