McCarthy, 40, has been a frequent guest co-host on the long-running daytime talk show and is rumored to be on deck to replace Joy Behar when she leaves next month.
According to an unnamed source in the magazine article, McCarthy, whose anemically rated talk show "The Jenny McCarthy Show" launched on VH1 earlier this year, is "a good fit" for the program.
McCarthy got her start as a Playboy playmate before seguing into a TV career on the mid-‘90s
And she’s not the only model turned TV star said to be in the running for a permanent spot on the show: Brooke Shields is rumored to be replacing
When asked for a comment, a representative of "The View" said only, "We have no announcement to make at this time."