While Meghan McCain has said she will “never return” sight, is a co-host of the ABC daytime talk show with whom she still keeps in touch. during an appearance on reality with king Podcast, McCain opened up about his time on the show and his bond still with his former co-worker Sunny Hostin.
Of Hostin, McCain said, “Sunny is one of the biggest TV presenters on television. I keep telling her she should have her own show.” “I don’t know why MSNBC isn’t trying to hunt him down for Rachel Maddow’s spot.”
Adding, “He is by far the most politically savvy person on that show. And extremely curious in a way that I couldn’t find anyone else I worked with. Like, curious about different aspects of politics.”
Outside of his political prowess, McCain shared his love and respect for Hostin, whom he called “a really nice person.”
“He’s the only cast member I still have a relationship with,” she continued. “I have so much love and respect for her. She’s a really nice person and she didn’t show me the way a lot of other people did, for whatever it’s worth.”
While McCain — who famously had a strained relationship with co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg and Joy Behar — and Hostin remain close, bad republican The writer told host Carlos King that she no longer watches the show.
“It was a privilege for me to be on it for four years. I’ve moved on. I don’t watch the show at all. It doesn’t really enter my lexicon, even just the feeds I’m on Twitter.” I follow and read the news and the pop culture I consume,” she shared. “Most of the pop culture I consume, it’s a lot housewivesSo I don’t watch anymore and that would be very strange to see.”
And of course, the TV personality said that she doesn’t miss being on the show either.
“I don’t miss it and I think it’s because I had such a tough time last season,” McCain explained. “It was a really difficult time in my life. I’ve been really open about what happened, in my book. I felt credit for giving more context to my experience. I think That my experience on the show has suffered a lot with COVID and Zoom. I think it’s all too easy to hate someone through the box and the screen and understand where they’re coming from.”
When ET spoke with McCain in October, she said that she doesn’t have any hard feelings toward any of her former co-hosts, but did note that Behr took her on-and-off after returning to the show from maternity leave. Air said that she had ‘don’t remember him’ was the catalyst for her decision to leave. sight,
“I talk about the moment I decided to leave, that was the moment I think if you’re a grown-up sight Fans, you probably remember when Joey told me he didn’t miss me, and he didn’t leave me void, and I was going through postpartum anxiety,” she recalled. “I just came back from maternity leave — It was my second day – and it was booked between the moment I first came back, that happened, and then the rebellion broke out on the Capitol, so it was a very rough week to come back from maternity leave. And I just felt in that moment… I started crying and later in the downstairs office I had a panic attack. I threw up… it was a total mess. And I say in the book that what I personally was giving up on was no longer worth it to me.”
“I think during COVID, it was the first time I really started thinking about my mental and emotional health, and then quite frankly, I started thinking about what’s on the internet as my daughter grows up. Was about to see,” McCain said, referring to his 1-year-old daughter, Liberty. “And I just thought, like, I don’t get how women are supposed to be treated when they come back from maternity leave, and I also felt that the camaraderie on the show was lackluster because of the satellite fact that we were physically Were apart from each other, it really hurt the show, I mean, there’s nothing one can do about it, obviously, but it had an effect.”
Although McCain said she apologized to the show’s executive producer after the incident with Behr, she didn’t have any complaints and said she took ownership of her role and moments during her time on the show. . He’s not proud.
“I always really try and take ownership of my role, you know, during the four years on the show there were moments that I’m not proud of, things that happened,” she also said.
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