The View

Hasselbeck Denies Plagiarism Charge

This time, Elisabeth Hasselbeck’s opponent may be less intimidating than Rosie O’Donnell, but the charges are more serous: The co-host of The View dismissed plagiarism charges against her as “without merit” before Wednesday’s episode. A self-published author named Susan Hasssett has alleged that Hasselbeck’s book, The G-Free Diet: A Gluten-Free Survival Guide, lifted from her “word for word.”