Candace Cameron Bure leaving 'The View'



Candace Cameron Bure is leaving The View, she announced on Thursday's show.

The Fuller House actress joins fellow former child star Raven-Symone in leaving the ABC daytime show.

Raven-Symone recently announced she'd be leaving by the end of 2016. Bure, who's based in L.A., where Fuller House films and her family is, had been commuting to New York to co-host The View, often spending a few weeks with the ABC talk show and a few weeks off.

Indeed, Thursday's episode was her first in a few weeks and she said while she was "happy to be back" the return was "bittersweet" as she's announcing she's leaving the show.

See photos of Candace Cameron Bure and her husband:

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WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 29: Ice hockey player Valeri Bure (L) and actress Candace Cameron-Bure attend the Capitol File's WHCD Welcome Reception at British Ambassador's Residence on April 29, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images for Capitol File Magazine)
CARSON, CA - MAY 14: Former NHL player Valeri Bure (L) and actress Candace Cameron-Bure attend the 102.7 KIIS FM's Wango Tango 2016 at the StubHub Center on May 14, 2016 in Carson, California.(Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 30: Actress Candace Cameron-Bure (L) and Valeri Bure attend the Garden Brunch prior to the 102nd White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Beall-Washington House on April 30, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/WireImage)
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 29: Valeri Bure (L) and Candace Cameron-Bure attend TIME and People's Annual White House Correspondents' Association Cocktail Party at St Regis Hotel on April 29, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Time and People )
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Actress Candace Cameron Bure (L) and her husband, former NHL player Valeri Bure, attend the 'Duck Commander Musical' premiere at the Crown Theater at the Rio Hotel & Casino on April 15, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The musical is based on the book 'The Duck Commander Family: How Faith, Family, and Ducks Built a Dynasty' by Willie and Korie Robertson from the television show 'Duck Dynasty.' (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 30: Actress Candace Cameron-Bure (L) and Valeri Bure attend the Garden Brunch prior to the 102nd White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Beall-Washington House on April 30, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/WireImage)
CARSON, CA - MAY 14: Valeri Bure (L) and actress Candace Cameron Bure attend 102.7 KIIS FM's 2016 Wango Tango at StubHub Center on May 14, 2016 in Carson, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
THE VIEW - 'The View' celebrated Candace Cameron Bure's 40th Birthday, today, April 6, 2016. 'The View' airs Monday-Friday (11:00 am-12:00 pm, ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images) VALERI BURE, CANDACE CAMERON BURE
THE VIEW - 'The View' celebrated Candace Cameron Bure's 40th Birthday, today, April 6, 2016. 'The View' airs Monday-Friday (11:00 am-12:00 pm, ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images) CANDACE CAMERON BURE, VALERI BURE
Candace Cameron Bure and her husband Valeri Bure arrive at the 18th Annual Movieguide Awards Gala at Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on February 23, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 13: Candace Cameron Bure (2R), Valeri Bure (2L) and family attend the 21st annual 'A Time For Heroes' celebrity picnic at the Wadsworth Theater on June 13, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - AUGUST 15: Candace Cameron Bure, husband Valeri Bure and children arrive at the Los Angeles Premiere of 'Shorts' held at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California on August 15, 2009. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/FilmMagic)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 11: Actress Candace Cameron-Bure, husband Valeri Bure, daughter Natasha Bure, sons Lev Bure and Maksim Bure arrive at the Los Angeles premiere of 'Muppets Most Wanted' at the El Capitan Theatre on March 11, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
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Bure said it's just gotten to be too difficult to commute cross-country for The View and she wanted to be able to spend more time with her family.

"It wasn't an easy decision," she said of her move. "But before I started The View I had already had my commitments to Fuller House and my work with The Hallmark Channel and Hallmark movies and mysteries. Because of the success of those, my commitments have become even greater with those shows.

"And the commute of going West Coast to East Coast every week for me has been tough on me and hard for my family as well," she continued. "And I want to make sure that I'm able to spend as much time with my children and invest in all of the projects that I do to the fullest extent."

She added later, "I tried to be super woman, but I'm going to not try anymore."

See photos from "The View" this year:

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THE VIEW - Naomi Campbell visits 'THE VIEW,' 3/30/16 (11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, ET) airing on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images) MICHELLE COLLINS, CANDACE CAMERON BURE, WHOOPI GOLDBERG, NAOMI CAMPBELL, RAVEN-SYMONE´, PAULA FARIS
THE VIEW - The cast of 'Fuller House' visits 'THE VIEW,' 2/26/16 (11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, ET) airing on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images) MICHELLE COLLINS
THE VIEW - 'The View's' Karaoke Contest airs today, Wednesday, May 25, 2016. The co-hosts sing their favorite hits with surprise guest, Jennifer Holliday while L.A. Reid and Boy George judge. 'THE VIEW' airs 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, ET on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images) MICHELLE COLLINS, BOY GEORGE, L.A. REID
THE VIEW - Jimmy Kimmel (ABC's 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!') is the guest on 'The View,' Monday, May 16, 2016 (11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, ET) airing on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images) MICHELLE COLLINS, JOY BEHAR, WHOOPI GOLDBERG, JIMMY KIMMEL, PAULA FARIS, SUNNY HOSTIN
THE VIEW - Martina McBride is the guest on 'THE VIEW,' 5/27/16 (11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, ET) airing on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Fred Lee/ABC via Getty Images) WHOOPI GOLDBERG, MICHELLE COLLINS, JOY BEHAR, RAVEN-SYMONE, PAULA FARIS
THE VIEW - Nikolaj Coster-Waldau visits 'THE VIEW,' 4/25/16 (11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, ET) airing on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images) WHOOPI GOLDBERG, CANDACE CAMERON BURE, JOY BEHAR, PADMA LAKSHMI, MICHELLE COLLINS, PAULA FARIS
THE VIEW - Nikolaj Coster-Waldau visits 'THE VIEW,' 4/25/16 (11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, ET) airing on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images) NIKOLAJ COSTER-WALDAU, WHOOPI GOLDBERG, PAULA FARIS, MICHELLE COLLINS
THE VIEW - Nikolaj Coster-Waldau visits 'THE VIEW,' 4/25/16 (11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, ET) airing on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images) PADMA LAKSHMI, MICHELLE COLLINS, PAULA FARIS
THE VIEW - Guests include John Cena; Joey Lawrence; Yara Shahidi, Marcus Scribner, Miles Brown and Marsai Martin (ABC's 'Black-ish') airing Wednesday, April 13, 2016 on ABC's 'The View.' 'THE VIEW' airs Monday-Friday (11:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m.) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images) WHOOPI GOLDBERG, MICHELLE COLLINS
THE VIEW - 'The View's' Karaoke Contest airs today, Wednesday, May 25, 2016. The co-hosts sing their favorite hits with surprise guest, Jennifer Holliday while L.A. Reid and Boy George judge. 'THE VIEW' airs 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, ET on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images) MICHELLE COLLINS, VANILLA ICE
THE VIEW - The cast of 'Shark Tank' appears on 'THE VIEW,' (11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, ET) airing Tuesday, 4/12/16 on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Ida Mae Astute/ABC via Getty Images) MICHELLE COLLINS, ROBERT HERJAVEC, CONTESTANTS
THE VIEW - Guests include David Hasselhoff and Contributor Stacy London on today's episode of 'THE VIEW,' 3/28/16. 'The View' airs 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, ET on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images) WHOOPI GOLDBERG, RAVEN-SYMONE´, MICHELLE COLLINS
THE VIEW - The cast of 'Shark Tank' appears on 'THE VIEW,' (11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, ET) airing Tuesday, 4/12/16 on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Ida Mae Astute/ABC via Getty Images) ROBERT HERJAVEC, MICHELLE COLLINS, WHOOPI GOLDBERG, BARBARA CORCORAN, MARK CUBAN, JOY BEHAR, LORI GREINER, PAULA FARIS, KEVIN O'LEARY
THE VIEW - Guests include John Cena; Joey Lawrence; Yara Shahidi, Marcus Scribner, Miles Brown and Marsai Martin (ABC's 'Black-ish') airing Wednesday, April 13, 2016 on ABC's 'The View.' 'THE VIEW' airs Monday-Friday (11:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m.) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images) WHOOPI GOLDBERG, MICHELLE COLLINS, CANDACE CAMERON BURE, JOEY LAWRENCE
THE VIEW - John Stamos and Naughty by Nature visit 'THE VIEW,' 3/4/16 (11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, ET) airing on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Lorenzo Bevilaqua/ABC via Getty Images) JOY BEHAR, MICHELLE COLLINS, SARA HAINES, JOHN STAMOS, RAVEN-SYMONE´, PAULA FARIS
THE VIEW - Killer Mike, Lori Loughlin and Eva Longoria visit 'THE VIEW,' 2/19/16 (11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, ET) airing on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Ida Mae Astute/ABC via Getty Images) JOY BEHAR, MICHELLE COLLINS, EVA LONGORIA, CANDACE CAMERON BURE, SUNNY HOSTIN, PAULA FARIS
THE VIEW - Killer Mike, Lori Loughlin and Eva Longoria visit 'THE VIEW,' 2/19/16 (11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, ET) airing on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Ida Mae Astute/ABC via Getty Images) MICHELLE COLLINS, KILLER MIKE
THE VIEW - Barney Frank, former Democratic representative from Massachusetts, is a guest on 'THE VIEW,' 10/23/15 (11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, ET) airing on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images)
THE VIEW - The legendary Tony Bennett performs on 'THE VIEW,' 10/23/15 (11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, ET) airing on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images)
THE VIEW - Coverage of 'THE VIEW,' 10/23/15 (11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, ET) airing on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images)
THE VIEW - Michael Douglas ('Ant-Man') and Abigail Spencer ('Rectify'; 'True Detective'); senior dogs for adoption with Jill Rappaport airing Friday, July 16, 2015. 'The View' airs Monday-Friday (11:00 am-12:00 pm, ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Fred Lee/ABC via Getty Images) WHOOPI GOLDBERG, NICOLLE WALLACE, MICHAEL DOUGLAS, MICHELLE COLLINS, ROSIE PEREZ, RAVEN-SYMONEA
THE VIEW - Comedian/writer Michelle Collins was officially named the 15th co-host in the history of 'The View' live this morning, Monday, July 13, 2015. The show welcomed Collins who'll officially start in September when 'The View' returns for Season 19. Collins will make regular appearances until the show breaks for hiatus in August. 'The View' airs Monday-Friday (11:00 am-12:00 pm, ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images)
THE VIEW - Comedian/writer Michelle Collins was officially named the 15th co-host in the history of 'The View' live this morning, Monday, July 13, 2015. The show welcomed Collins who'll officially start in September when 'The View' returns for Season 19. Collins will make regular appearances until the show breaks for hiatus in August. 'The View' airs Monday-Friday (11:00 am-12:00 pm, ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images)
THE VIEW - Comedian/writer Michelle Collins was officially named the 15th co-host in the history of 'The View' live this morning, Monday, July 13, 2015. The show welcomed Collins who'll officially start in September when 'The View' returns for Season 19. Collins will make regular appearances until the show breaks for hiatus in August. 'The View' airs Monday-Friday (11:00 am-12:00 pm, ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images)
THE VIEW - Michael Douglas ('Ant-Man') and Abigail Spencer ('Rectify'; 'True Detective'); senior dogs for adoption with Jill Rappaport airing Friday, July 16, 2015. 'The View' airs Monday-Friday (11:00 am-12:00 pm, ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Fred Lee/ABC via Getty Images) RAVEN-SYMONEA, ABIGAIL SPENCER, MICHELLE COLLINS, NICOLLE WALLACE
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Bure particularly thanked co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg and Joy Behar "for welcoming [her] to this table."

"I've learned so much from you and I'm so grateful for you," she said of the senior co-hosts. She also thanked co-hosts Sara Haines and Jedediah Bila who were at the table on Thursday as well as absent co-hosts Paula Faris, Raven-Symone and Sunny Hostin.

Bure's announcement comes just weeks after Raven-Symone announced she'd be leaving The View. The ABC talk show, which in recent years has had a revolving door of co-hosts looked like it had achieved a bit of stability, amid rumors of upcoming departures, this summer as all of last year's hosts, minus Michelle Collins, who left last season, were returning for the series' 20th season.

Bure and Raven-Symone's exits leave a panel of moderator Whoopi Goldberg and co-hosts Joy Behar, Sara Haines, Paula Faris, Sunny Hostin and Jedediah Bila.

Watch Bure announce her departure in the video above.


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