It seems Joy Behar won’t be returning to The View after all.

After rumors recently swirled that the 72-year-old actress was rejoining the hit daytime talk show, Joy has set the record straight — and confessed she actually turned down an offer to return to the co-hosts panel.

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Joy on The View in June 2013.

“They’ve come to me, and we couldn’t make a deal. They wouldn’t really negotiate well enough for me, and so I said, ‘No, I’m not coming to you,'” Joy said in a new interview with WBAZ’s Walker Vreeland.

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“If they would give me a bigger role on the show and give me some power to… make some changes and let them benefit from my expertise after being there for 16 years… But they’re not going to do that. So why would I want to bang my head against the wall?” she added.

Click through the gallery below to see all of The View‘s co-hosts through the years!