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'The View' Audience Applauds As Hosts Celebrate News That Tucker Carlson Was Fired From Fox

'The View' hosts celebrated Tucker Carlson's firing from Fox News by doing the wave and a sing-a-long with the audience of 'Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye.'

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Studio audience members cheered after the hosts of The Viewannounced the breaking news headline of Tucker Carlson's ouster from Fox News.

On Monday morning, the conservative news channel informed Carlson of their decision to sever ties.

They issued the following short statement without providing details about their decision.

“We thank him for his service to the network as a host and prior to that as a contributor."

The View's moderator Whoopi Goldberg told viewers:

"Word has just come down that Fox News Media and Tucker Carlson have agreed to part ways."

The audience celebrated the news with cheers and applause, prompting Goldberg to launch a wave with her co-hosts.

Republican political strategist Ana Navarro added to the revelry by encouraging viewers to sing along to the Steam's 1969 hit "Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye" to mark the occasion.

Navarro asked:

"Can I ask the audience if they'll help me do something?"

She then threw her hands in the air and said:

"Come on folks! Na na na na. Na na na na. Hey, hey, hey. Goodbye! Sayonara."

And the audience and co-hosts were right there with her for the victory lap sing-along.

You can watch the clip here.

The celebration continued on Twitter.

Sunny Hostin weighed in with her take amidst the raucous applause.

She said:

"I don't think anyone likes to celebrate the demise of someone's career."
"But he is responsible for the degradation that we see somewhat of our democracy in this country."
"And I just think, as a faithful person: Look at God. Look at God!"

As a prominent host on Fox News, Carlson disseminated lies, promoted conspiracy theories, spewed White nationalist propaganda and catered to his far-right viewers and GOP colleagues with racist, misogynistic, and anti-LGBTQ+ talking points.

On his program, Tucker Carlson Tonight–which has been airing since 2016–Carlson often parroted former Republican President Donald Trump's harmful rhetoric on various topical issues and amplified Trump's spurious claims about election fraud in the 2020 Presidential election.

He maintained an insurrection never took place at the U.S. Capitol on January 6 and minimized the day's tragic events by sharing cherry-picked surveillance clips from thousands of hours of security footage–made accessible to him by Republican House Speaker Kevin McCarthy–to depict a group of MAGA supporters as sightseers inside the historic building.

Fox's announcement about Carlson's departure came days after the cable network settled Dominion Voting Systems' historic $787.5 million defamation lawsuit.

The lawsuit alleged the media company's hosts–including Carlson–repeatedly spread misinformation about the company's voting machines during the 2020 election.

Carlson's private messages obtained as part of the lawsuit revealed he hated Trump "passionately," doubted his claims of a stolen 2020 election and slammed Fox management.

Carlson wrote:

"Those f***ers are destroying our credibility.”

A person familiar with Carlson's shocking split from Fox said that Fox Corporation chief executive Lachlan Murdoch and Fox News chief executive Suzanne Scott made the decision to let him go on Friday.