The View LIVE – Meghan McCain 'QUITTING show' live on-air today  after four years and will 'finish up at end of July'

The View LIVE – Meghan McCain 'QUITTING show' live on-air today after four years and will 'finish up at end of July'

07/01/2021

MEGHAN McCain is reportedly set to announce her resignation from The View today after clashing with her co-stars.

The host will reportedly give up her four-season stint on the daytime talk show at the end of July.

The 36-year-old still had two years remaining on her contract.

A source told the Daily Mail that "Meghan will announce her resignation on Thursday's show."

According to the source, McCain's co-hosts, including Whoopi Goldberg and Joy Behar, "are not yet aware that Meghan has resigned."

Read our Meghan McCain live blog for the latest news and updates…

  • Julia Fields

    WHO IS MEGHAN MARRIED TO?

    Ben Domenech is an American television commentator who got his career start in 2006 writing for the Washington Post's conservative-leaning blog Red America.

    The 38-year-old writer is the youngest-ever political appointee of the George W. Bush administration and his father, Douglas Domenech, held several mid-level positions in the Bush administration.

  • Julia Fields

    WHO ARE MEGHAN'S SIBLINGS?

    John McCain had four biological children over two marriages – Sidney, Meghan, Jack and Jimmy.

    The US war veteran also adopted his first wife Carol's, two sons, Doug and Andy, and later adopted a baby from Bangladesh called Bridget.

    Sidney McCain is John's eldest biological daughter and he had her with his first wife Carol.

    She is 51 years old and worked in the music business in Toronto.

    James is John's youngest child at 30 years old.

    He and brother Jack, 32, both served in the military

    John adopted Douglas McCain, 58, who now works as an American Airlines captain – having previously worked as a Navy pilot.

    He also adopted Douglas's biological brother Andy, 56, who works in their family distribution company Hensley & Co.

  • Julia Fields

    MEGHAN SLAMMED BIDEN FOR 'GARBAGE COVID MESSAGING'

    Meghan slammed President Biden on April 27 over "garbage" Covid messaging and for wearing a mask during a virtual climate summit.

    The View co-host also slammed advice from the Centers for Disease Control that masks should be worn outside, claiming she "never understood" it and there was "a lot of theater" over face coverings.

    Meghan accused Biden of having created a situation in which he was being made fun of at last week's global climate summit.

  • Julia Fields

    WHO IS MEGHAN'S MOM?

    Before marrying the US veteran, she was called Cindy Lou Hensley and was born in 1954 in Phoenix, Arizona, to parents James Hensley and Marguerite Johnson.

    Cindy, 66, first met McCain back in 1979 at a military reception in Hawaii.

    Cindy was McCain’s second wife and mother to three of his children – Meghan, Jack and Jimmy.

    The couple also adopted a fourth child from Bangladesh called Bridget.

    McCain married Cindy in May 1980 after his first marriage to Carol McCain ended.

  • Julia Fields

    MEGHAN'S RISE TO FAME

    Since 2017, Meghan, 36, is a co-host on the ABC talk show The View.

    The television personality has worked for major news outlets including, ABC News, Fox News and MSNBC.

    She is the daughter of a politician John McCain and businesswoman Cindy McCain.

    Meghan received media attention of her own accord in 2007 for her blog, McCain Blogette, on which she documented life on the campaign trail during her father's 2008 presidential campaign.

    In 2009, she became a contributing writer for The Daily Beast.

    From 2016 to 2017, she co-hosted the daytime talk show Outnumbered on the Fox network, after which she joined the daytime talk show The View.

  • Julia Fields

    DID MEGHAN SUPPORT TRUMP?

    At the time of Donald Trump's second impeachment by the House, McCain backed the House's decision and said she would die fighting for the Republican Party.

    "I cannot defend this. I believe President Trump should be impeached," McCain said on The View at the time.

    I believe we have to take a stand and have a fine line about what is acceptable for a president to do or not.

    He incited a riot, people got violent, people died. Full stop."

  • Julia Fields

    MEGHAN WOULD 'DIE FIGHTING' FOR REPUBLICAN PARTY

    When asked by her co-host Whoopi Goldberg if she still feels she belongs in the Republican Party or if she felt it was time to change parties, McCain responded by saying she will "die fighting for it."

    "I'll die fighting for it. I mean, I'm a lifelong conservative, unlike a lot of these heretics," she said.

    "I mean, I was born into this, raised into it, it's my whole entire life in all ways and truly at the bottom of my soul, I think as all of you know, I believe in the principles I was raised on."

  • Julia Fields

    IS MEGHAN A DEMOCRAT OR REPUBLICAN?

    Using her platform on The View, McCain has been outspoken about her support of the Republican Party.

    Oftentimes, she and her co-host Joy Behar get into heated discussions regarding their political affiliation.

  • Julia Fields

    WHAT IS MEGHAN'S NET WORTH?

    Meghan McCain, 36, has an estimated net worth of $10million.

    She reportedly makes about $3million in salary in The View.

    McCain signed a six-figure deal with Hyperion Books in 2009 and published Dirty Sexy Politics the following year. 

    She also released My Dad, John McCain in 2008 and America, You Sexy B***: A Love Letter to Freedom.

  • Julia Fields

    'ADAMANT' THIS IS THE RIGHT TIME TO LEAVE

    "We have tried to keep her, but she is adamant that now is the right time for her to leave," the source said.

  • Julia Fields

    SOME HOSTS 'NOT YET AWARE' OF MEGHAN LEAVING

    According to the source, McCain's co-hosts, including Whoopi Goldberg and Joy Behar, "are not yet aware that Meghan has resigned."

  • Julia Fields

    MEGHAN WILL ANNOUNCE RESIGNATION ON TODAY'S SHOW

    A source told the Daily Mail that "Meghan will announce her resignation on Thursday's show."

  • Julia Fields

    TWO YEARS REMAINING ON CONTRACT

    The 36-year-old still had two years remaining on her contract.

  • Julia Fields

    HOW LONG HAS MEGHAN BEEN ON THE VIEW?

    The host will reportedly give up her four-season stint on the daytime talk show at the end of July.

  • Julia Fields

    MEGHAN MCCAIN TO ANNOUNCE RESIGNATION FROM THE VIEW

    Meghan McCain is reportedly set to announce her resignation from The View today after clashing with her co-stars.

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