Last week, Meghan McCain announced that she would be leaving the ABC talk show “The View” after three years on the show as the token conservative. Now sources are coming forward to say that McCain’s co-hosts are happy she’s gone.
‘The View’ co-hosts celebrate McCain’s gone
“Everyone was on the edge of their wits, even Whoopi, and she’s the coldest of all. Whoopi is never going to advocate for someone to be fired.” She is not about that, but she was very clear that she no longer wanted to work with Meghan, “said the source. Page six.
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The source went on to say that part-time conservative co-host Ana Navarro “probably drank so many damn margaritas” to celebrate McCain’s announcement last week. Another source said Goldberg, Navarro and Joy Behar told the chain’s executives that they no longer wanted to work with McCain.
“It happened as soon as [new ABC News president] Kim [Godwin] entered, ”said this source. “It was right after Joy and Meghan’s huge campaign. [on-air] exploit [in May] where the network called an emergency meeting. “
“They told the new management, ‘We don’t want to work with her anymore.’ It was clear to Whoopi that she didn’t want to work with her either, “added the source. “There have been so many well-documented problems and [Meghan] it has not made a good impression in the new direction. “
All the co-hosts complained about Meghan
“[The hosts] they all came with complaints to Kim about Meghan, “added a third insider.
The previous ABC regime reportedly had McCain’s back. When McCain and Sunny Hostin weren’t getting along, sources claimed the former boss told Hostin, “‘Get along with Meghan or get out.'”
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“Meghan hated Sunny and didn’t trust her,” explained the first source. “She thought he was leaking stories about her and it was a bad situation. [ABC brass] He essentially said to Sunny, ‘Don’t make us choose between you and Meghan because we’re not going to choose you.’ And they have had a fake friendship ever since. “
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However, another source said McCain and Hostin became friends.
“They were in a bad place at one point,” this source said. “They talk every day now and have been there for each other.”
Meanwhile, those close to McCain have said that she felt miserable on the show for a long time.
“It was a difficult decision for her, and they got what they wanted,” said a source. “Meghan has wanted to leave for a long time. She is sick of fighting this fight. “
This piece was written by James Samson on July 5, 2021. It appeared on LifeZette and is used with permission.
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