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Star Jones Returns to ‘The View,’ Discusses Contentious Exit

Star Jones returned to ABC’s “The View” Wednesday. Jones had been a panelist on the ABC daytime show for years, before abruptly quitting the show in 2006. Jones found out that her contract would not be renewed, and decided to announce that she would be leaving, surprising her fellow panelists, including “View” creator Barbara Walters, who said she felt “betrayed.”

Jones, Walters and the panelists discussed the contentious exit, and the conversation had some tense moments:

On “Today” this morning, Donny Deutsch argued that “The View” owed Jones an apology for the “cruel” conversation they had:

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