Love feisty, fiery political commentator Ana Navarro?
Get used to seeing more of the Miami resident. She just got a new gig on ABC’s “The View,” Variety reports.
Navarro will sit at the table with regulars Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin, Abby Huntsman and Meghan McCain every Friday, to sub for Whoopi Goldberg.
Some personal news…stating today, I am happy to be joining the ladies around the table as a Friday Co-host on “The View”.
‘View’ Adds Ana Navarro as Guest Host – Variety https://t.co/iu63Hq4wxk
— Ana Navarro (@ananavarro) November 2, 2018
The Nicaraguan native, 46, was raised in Miami, attending Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart and the University of Miami She received her law degree from St. Thomas University.
The Republican strategist has frequently appeared as a talking head on CNN and CNN en Español, as well as other news outlets.
Despite her political affiliation, Navarro has become famous for her eloquent on-air takedowns of Donald Trump and clapping back against pro Trump panelists. She also said she unapologetically voted for Andrew Gillum (D) for Florida governor.
Does she ruffle feathers? Oh yeah.
— Mediaite (@Mediaite) November 5, 2018
Most recently, on Sunday, while on Chris Cuomo’s “Prime Time” show she called the president “a racist pig,” and Gov. Mike Huckabee called for her to be fired.
Variety reports that Navarro had been in talks to join “The View” as a full-time co-host in the fall, but execs could not meet her salary demands.
After she made the announcement on Twitter Friday with a link to the Variety article, commenters weighed in, a mix of positive and negative.
“Great news, love you, always looked forward to seeing you on CNN. YOU ALWAYS TELL IT LIKE IT IS, you always call a duck a duck,” posted one fan.
“I don’t watch The View,” wrote a critic, “but I can’t imagine it the show with you there because you are so mean to @POTUS – seeing you on there would be distressing.”