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Is Rosie O'Donnell Planning to Outdo 'The View'?

On Thursday's "The View," Tyra Banks made some sensational headlines herself as she joined Rosie O'Donnell and the other ladies on the couch.

"Are they [real]? Can I squeeze them?" Tyra said as she cupped a feel of Rosie.

And here's what Tyra told our A.J. Calloway right after the show: "Oh my God, and she 's like, 'Squeeze my stomach,' so I squeezed her stomach too."

Now, TV's hottest mouth that roared is amazed at the fallout over her big announcement that she is leaving.

"There's something seriously wrong with this picture," Rosie said of the news, which has bounced from the late night shows to the red carpet.

"I'm sad, I just think she's the greatest," "Sopranos" star Edie Falco dished.

Funnyman George Lopez told us, "She's made an impact; they call it 'The View' man, and she gave it to them. She gave them the view."

But was there a war that prompted O'Donnell to walk away?

The New York Post reports today that Rosie left after failing to oust Barbara Walters and take over the show herself!

However, both Rosie and Barbara's reps told "Extra" that rumor is false.

So what's Rosie's next move?

Regis Philbin, who was back at work on "Live" Thursday morning after heart surgery, gave "Extra" his view on the Rosie scandal.

"It seems right for another show," Regis said.

His partner in crime, Kelly Ripa, revealed, "I think she's a tremendous talent, and I think she'll find great success."

However, original "View" personality Debbie Matenopoulos, now co-host of E!'s "The Daily Ten," told "Extra" that Rosie could have a view to kill for her former tablemates!

"If Rosie does get her own syndicated talk show, there's going to be war," Debbie said.

Meanwhile, Andy Cohen, senior vice president of programming for Bravo, revealed he would hire Rosie in a minute!

"Rosie, we've got some openings for you... come to Bravo!" Cohen coaxed.

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