WEEKDAYS 11e|10c|p

Amtrak Tragedy gets Political, Celebrity Meltdowns and Guests Chandra Wilson, James Pickens Jr and Kat Graham on "The View"

By Marisa Dabney | May 14th, 2015

Co-hosts Rosie PerezNicolle Wallace and guest co-hosts Molly Sims, Joy Behar, Raven-Symoné talk about the Republicans and Democrats response to Amtrak train crash.

Hot Topic: Train Derailment Latest
After the tragic Amtrak train crash in Philadelphia, which sadly could have been prevented with the right system in place, Republicans voted to cut the Amtrak budget. However, Nicolle Wallace feels it was Democrats who tried to use the tragedy to get a bill pushed through. 

Hot Topic: All in the Family 
Jeb Bush was recently challenged by a college student over the issue of whether or not the Iraq war was necessary. It put him in a tough spot as he is trying to run for President but also has to answer for his brother, George W. Bush's choices.

Hot Topic: Mother Knows Best?
"The View" co-hosts discuss how actress Blythe Danner defended her daughter Gwyneth Paltrow. Guest co-host Joy Behar feels it’s hard to defend someone who recommends women steam clean their vaginas.

Hot Topic: Charlie's Sorry
Charlie Sheen admits his previous meltdown made a fixable situation irreparable. Rosie Perez can relate as she regrets hitting the late and legendary Don Cornelius with a chicken wing during an argument on Soul Train. Raven-Symone argues celebrities endure a lot of problems with no public sympathy. 

"Grey's Anatomy" Stars Chandra Wilson and James Pickens Jr. 
"Grey's Anatomy" actors Chandra Wilson and James Pickens Jr. discuss working on the show for 11 years now. Chandra Wilson also tells the co-hosts about her film "Muted" and James Pickens Jr. discusses cattle.

"Vampire Diaries" Star Kat Graham
Actress and singer Kat Graham tells "The View" co-hosts about the "Vampire Diaries" season finale, including the departure of Nina Dobrev from the show, and her musical collaboration with Babyface.