*Raven-Symone is reportedly close to becoming a regular co-host on “The View.”
After a spring co-hosting stint on the ABC morning show, the actress, 29, is in talks for a permanent position at the table with co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg, Rosie Perez, and Nicolle Wallace, sources confirm in the new issue of Us Weekly.
“They think she’s really smart but also a little kooky and so she’d be a good fit,” says one TV insider.
The former Cosby Kid has reportedly impressed producers by coming to work prepared
“Every night she studies all the current events and topics for the next day,” a second source adds. “Everyone is blown away. Nobody else prepares like she does!”
Bringing on a new voice would be the latest in a string of major changes at the long-running talk show. Shortly after co-hosts Jenny McCarthy and Sherri Shepherd departed the panel in August 2014, second-time co-host Rosie O’Donnell returned — only to exit the show months later, in February.