Rosie O'Donnell Returns to The View Feb. 7



Barbara Walters is attempting to ramp things up, as she head's to the finish line on The View. Variety is reporting controversial ex-moderator Rosie O'Donnell will appear on Feb. 7.

O'Donnell's appearance will mark her first time returing to the couch since her departure in 2007. Walters said in a released statement:

I have great affection for Rosie and we have remained in contact throughout the years. I am happy to welcome her back to the program. She is always a lively and engaging guest and a part of the show’s successful history.

I hope they have the split screen ready.