Hallmark Channel’s Candace Cameron Bure appeared as a regular co-host on The View from 2015 to 2016. Sharing the “Hot Topics” table with Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Paula Faris, Michelle Collins, and Raven-Symoné, Bure revealed she wasn’t too fond of her time on the daytime talk show.
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The View recently launched a podcast “Behind the Table”, where fans can learn some details about the talk show.
Bure and Symoné spoke with current co-host Sara Haines about their experience on The View, with the Fuller House alum describing the pressure she felt during her tenure.
“The stress and the anxiety – I actually have a pit in my stomach right now,” Bure remarked. “There was only one type of stress that I’ve ever felt in my life, that came from that show.
And I [have]PTSD, like, I can feel it. It was so difficult, and to manage that emotional stress was very, very hard.”
Bure said she would cry in her dressing room “almost every day” due to her constant cross-country travel to be on The View set in New York and see her family in California. She also wanted to accurately speak for those in the conservative Christian community from which she came and feared speaking out of turn.
“I felt a pressure to represent my community well,” Bure explained, adding that her rigorous schedule magnified her anxiety. “A lot of it was just the fact that I was tired. I was flying back and forth every week to L.A. … It just took its toll. My schedule took its toll on my body which affected my emotional health.”
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When the 2016 presidential election began in earnest, Bure quickly realized that a lot of talk at the table would on politics. She admitted that wasn’t her strong suit but frequently felt like a lone voice at the table.
“[I was] just trying to understand and have a general grasp of topics that I didn’t want to talk about or didn’t care about,” she said. “When I felt like I was going into a show that I didn’t have a clear opinion about, or it was something that I was legitimately nervous to talk about because I… Brinkwire Entertainment short news.