Abby Huntsman is officially departing the daytime talker after 16 months as co-host, she announced on Monday's show.
The decision to exit was her own, with Huntsman revealing that she would be working with her father, Jon Huntsman, following her exit.
Jon most recently served as Ambassador of the United States to Russia, but his next chapter will find him running for his former post as governor of Utah.
show. “This is always such a hard thing to do,” she said during the installment.
“This is a really special table — the most iconic show, I think, on television, and the smartest women that I’ve ever worked with — but today I am saying goodbye.
“My number one priority has always been my family, and something that [Whoopi] taught me the first day that I got here is that your family and your happiness are always Number 1,” she continued.