Meghan McCain declares exit from ‘The View’
NEW YORK (NewsNation Now) — “The View” is shedding conservative host Meghan McCain, who introduced Thursday she is leaving on the finish of the present season to spend extra time along with her household.
McCain is understood for her arguments along with her fellow co-stars and a few controversial statements. She steadily clashed along with her Democratic counterpart, Pleasure Behar.
“I am simply going to tear the bandaid off. I’m right here to inform all of you, my great cohorts and viewers at dwelling: That is going to be my final season right here at ‘The View,'” McCain stated.
“On knowledgeable word, this present is likely one of the hands-down biggest, most exhilarating, most great privileges of my complete life,” McCain stated.
She thanked her fellow co-hosts, ABC Information President Kim Godwin, the present’s government producers Brian Teta and Abby Huntsman, the latter of which left the present in 2020.
McCain, daughter of late Arizona Sen. John McCain, joined “The View” in 2017, changing one other conservative host, Jedediah Bila.
She credited her father with encouraging her to affix “The View” as one of many final items of recommendation he gave earlier than he died.
In her clarification, McCain cited a need to spend extra time along with her 9-month-old daughter, Liberty, in addition to her transfer to Washington D.C. in the course of the pandemic.
“This was not a straightforward resolution,” she stated. “It took a whole lot of thought and counsel and prayer and speaking to my household and shut mates.”
The present’s present co-hosts, Behar, Sara Heines, Sunny Hostin, and Whoopi Goldberg, all praised McCain’s time on the present. Behar described her as a “formidable opponent.”
ABC Information in an announcement to NewsNation wished McCain the perfect on her subsequent chapter.
“For the previous 4 years, Meghan McCain has introduced her fierce dedication and huge political information and expertise to The View. She lately got here to us along with her resolution to depart the present on the finish of this season, a tough selection that she made for her and her household that we respect and perceive. We want the perfect for Meghan as she plans her subsequent chapter, and thank her for the fervour and distinctive voice that she shared with us and our viewers every day.”
ABC Information Assertion