Candace Cameron Bure reveals why she'd 'never want a permanent seat' on 'The View' again

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Candace Cameron Bure has no regrets about leaving “The View.”

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The “Full House” alum was one of the talk show’s co-hosts for two seasons from 2015 to 2016. In a new interview with People, Bure reflected on her tenure on the show's panel and disclosed why she’d “never” return in a permanent capacity.

"My time at The View was exciting, challenging, informative, emotional, and stressful. It was one of the toughest jobs I've held, but I was incredibly grateful for the opportunity to sit at the table with such talented, smart, capable women," the 45-year-old told the outlet. "I also established long-standing relationships off-camera with show producers, crew, talent and guests, which I'm forever thankful for."

"While I'd never want a permanent seat at the table again,” she added,  “it always feels like family when I come back to the show as a guest."

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Candace Cameron Bure on the season 19 premiere of 'The View' in 2015 Photo credit Getty Images

She also divulged how the climate of the show changed shortly after she accepted the gig in 2015.

"When I was asked to join the table, the show was supposed to steer towards more ever-green topics and less about politics," Bure recalled. "Enter Donald Trump into the presidential race. It changed everything."

The hard news topics and commuting from coast-to-coast eventually took a toll on the mother of three.

"The lighter version of the show I thought I was going to work for suddenly became solely about politics. I felt like I was back in school, doing 4-5 hours of homework a night. It was exhausting," she continued. "Along with that, I was traveling back and forth from Los Angeles to New York every week to be with my family on the weekends. I'm surprised I kept up with my schedule for as long as I did."

In December 2016, Bure announced her depature from the show.

Following her exit from “The View,” Bure began work on “Fuller House,” the sequel series to “Full House" which ran for 5 seasons on Netflix.

For its 25th season, “The View” panel consists of Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin, and Sarah Haines. The show is currently featuring a rotating list of guest conservative panelists after Meghan McCain left in August.

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