Nicolle Wallace, Sherri Sheperd

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As The View continues to shakeup its cast, two former moderators are sharing some insight into the ABC show. 

Amid rumors that Sherri Shepherd, who was a co-host on the series for seven years before exiting in 2014, is set to make a comeback to the talk show, the 48-year-old actress addressed the reports herself in an interview the New York Post's Page 6 on Wednesday. 

"I read that I was coming back, but as with all of the stuff at The View, you never know," she said at the Children of Promise gala that she hosted in Harlem. "Nothing is true until I actually see myself on the air, at the table. You can sign a contract, but until you are actually in front of that camera, it don't mean nothing."

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Sherri Shepherd, The View

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E! News previously reported that Shepherd is in talks to become a regular contributor on the show. Other famous faces being considered include Cameron Candace-Bure, Molly Sims and Stacy London.

It was announced in July that Michelle Collins will serve as co-host of the next season of The View, her official start date coming in September. The news came shortly after Rosie Perez's exit announcement which was quickly followed by Nicolle Wallace's departure (Rosie O'Donnell, who, along with the aforementioned ladies joined the show as part of the season 18 reboot, left in February). 

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Meanwhile, Wallace recently shed light on her exit in an interview with Variety and revealed she learned of her firing the same way we did: in the press. 

"I loved the job. I had no plans of quitting. I think I thought that I would learn somewhere other than Variety that I'd been fired," she admitted. "It shattered my naivete about television. Listen, it's all fair. I wasn't wronged by anybody. But I was surprised to learn in the press about their decision not to bring me back." 

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Asked whether she had been given any indication that the producers were unhappy with her performance, she replied, "I had never had one note from anybody inside the entire organization during the entire season. No one said a word to me. Maybe I should have seen it coming. Not after a single show, a single Hot Topic or a single interview. It was like being invisible. But not in an unpleasant way." 

She added that ABC "never called" her to reveal the news. 


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"The night your second story ran, they summoned my agent and told me they'd like to consider me for a contributor role," Wallace explained. "And they also made me an offer at ABC News to do the conventions and debates." 

As she previously revealed, she did not accept their offer. "They asked me to be on The View for one day a week," she said adding that she "did" think about the offer. "I felt like if it had been two days a week or enough time to have more of a presence, I'd consider it. They weren't interested in negotiating with me. It didn't make sense for me." 

Season 19 of The View is kick off in September. Both Michelle Collins and fellow guest host-turned-regular Raven-Symoné will be returning to the round table. 

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