Cindy McCain admitted in a new interview this week that she sometimes flinches while watching her daughter Meghan McCain on the ABC talk show “The View”.
Cindy McCain talks about her daughter
Cindy told host Andy Cohen that because her family nickname is “John McCain in a Dress”, people shouldn’t be surprised by their daughter’s fiery nature. She also said Meghan “does a great job” on the show.
“She stands up for what she believes in, and that’s all you can ask,” said Cindy. “And she’s very smart too. So I appreciate what she does. I don’t always agree with her, but I appreciate it. “
However, Cindy added that she is sometimes harassed when Meghan gets into an argument with her co-hosts, including Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg.
“Yeah, from a mom – you teach your kids to be polite and nice to other people and all that stuff and it makes me wince a little,” Cindy said. “But again, it’s her job and what she does, and it’s Whoopi’s job to keep the peace, so I understand everything that’s going on there. But as a mother, yes, that bothers me a bit. “
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It came after production sources told TMZ that ABC News President Kim Godwin had called a last-minute meeting of The View co-host and the producers to let them know they saw the culture behind Immediately improve the sets of the show.
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The virtual meeting was convened after ABC was flooded with requests to fire McCain for attacking Behar, who also attacks the Conservative quite often.
Insiders said that Godwin, who had only taken over the helm of ABC earlier this month, told the women that things on the show had gotten way too personal, not with the issues discussed, but with the personal attacks. She added that it is toxic to viewers and that she doesn’t want the program to move any further in that direction.
McCain got none of it, however. Sources said she stormed out of the meeting before it ended because she felt she was being “attacked”.
Full story: Joy Behar and Meghan McCain cross the line – ABC boss tells them to stop the personal attacks
This piece was written by James Samson on May 29th, 2021. It originally appeared in LifeZette and is used with permission.
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