Sunday morning marked Abby Huntsman’s final day hosting “Fox & Friends: Weekend” alongside Ed Henry and Pete Hegseth, and they surprised her with a farewell montage of some of her greatest hits.
Just last week, Huntsman announced that, after three years, she was planning to leave the network and take up a seat at the table on ABC’s “The View.”
Huntsman, who was joined on the couch by her husband and daughter, gave an emotional statement following the video tribute.
“Oh, my gosh,” she exclaimed. “The last three years have been the most transformative I think of my entire life. I’ve given my heart and soul to this place and to you guys and in return, you’ve given it back to me and so have our viewers. And now I have this little one, all she knows is ‘Fox & Friends,’ and this is a really tough thing, and I’m moving on to the next chapter and mainly to be with my family and to spend time with them, but I just want to thank everyone for being part of the show.”
“I’m leaving you guys in great hands,” she continued, “because the people that I work with are the very best in the business. Every single one of you from behind the camera to our producers, the people that I work with on the air, you guys are my family. Everybody. So I just want to say thank you to all of you.”
While Henry and Hegseth assured her that it “wasn’t really goodbye,” Huntsman called them her “friends forever,” saying, “I love you guys, I really do.”
Fox News reached out to The Daily Caller, offering a statement in response to Huntsman’s departure: “We thank Abby for her contributions to FOX News and wish her the very best.”
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