MEGHAN McCain will end four fiery years as a co-host on The View on Friday after a string of tense and uncomfortable on-air spats with her co-workers.
The show’s only conservative host joked that there would be four weeks of fighting left as she announced she was leaving last month.
"If you guys want to fight a little bit more, we've got four more weeks," she quipped.
McCain joined the daytime talk show in 2017 but is taking an early departure reportedly two years ahead of the end of her contract as the tension between co-hosts mounts.
Her final weeks on The View have seen the co-host clashes continue as McCain refuses to leave quietly after creating some of the show’s most memorable TV moments.
THREATS TO QUIT
Within months of McCain joining the show, Joy Behar reportedly threatened to quit during a commercial break after the pair clashed during a segment paying tribute to late President George H. W Bush.
The show’s moderator Whoopi Goldberg was forced to cut to a commercial after the pair refused to calm down.
“I don't want to talk about Trump, we're honoring a great president,” McCain told Behar after she began talking about the former POTUS.
“Excuse me a second, please. I want to talk about,” Behar began again before McCain cut her off.
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“'We're honoring a great president who passed and I'm not interested in your one-issue voting,” she said.
Behar fired back: "I don't care what you're interested in. I'm talking!"
“Well, I don't care what you're interested in either, Joy!” McCain insisted.
Goldberg quickly called for a commercial but Behar could be seen still addressing McCain with her mic turned off.
According to DailyMail.com, Behar allegedly called for producers to "get this b***h under control” as she launched into a tirade against McCain.
“If this s**t doesn't stop, I'm quitting this damn show. I can't take this much more,” she allegedly continued.
“I've tolerated a lot of s**t on this show but I'm at my wits' end with this entitled b***h. Enough already! Enough already! I'm not playing nice any longer.”
‘PLEASE STOP TALKING’
While Behar and McCain clashed on a weekly, if not daily, basis, Goldberg has also butted heads with the mother-of-one.
McCain was speaking about Trump’s first impeachment trial in December 2019 when Goldberg tried to shut her down.
"Girl, please stop talking, please stop talking right now," Goldberg shouted.
"No problem, I won’t talk the rest of this show," McCain hit back.
"I’m OK with that," Goldberg told her as they continued to fight.
FORCED INTO COMMERCIAL BREAK
The 2017 clash with Behar was also far from the only time that Goldberg was forced to use a commercial break to ease the tension.
In May this year, Behar and McCain clashed again after the 76-year-old told her younger co-host to “have some respect."
The panel was discussing Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene’s claim that a mask mandate in the House was akin to the Holocaust.
“I would love Democrats to put that same type of energy onto what's happening on the left because quite frankly, this is how people get red-pilled," said McCain.
"Anti-Semitism is a huge problem everywhere in this country."
"We're going to break and when we come back you can continue talking, but now we're going to break, so we'll be right back," said 65-year-old Goldberg.
"Why are you cutting me off?" McCain yelled back.
"I'm cutting you off because we have to go, Meghan!" Goldberg told her.
"Why do you think I'm cutting you off?
‘TOXIC TO VIEWERS’
Later in the same show, the panel continued to discuss anti-Semitism as McCain and Behar this time clashed.
"I mean, I've been talking about anti-Semitism on this show for 25 freaking years," Behar told McCain.
"Don't tell me what I'm supposed to be saying, Meghan, okay? You do your thing, we do ours."
"I'm not telling you what you're supposed to say. I'm well aware we do separate things on this show, Joy, okay?" McCain replied.
"And I know you've been here 25 years and I've been here four."
Behar responded: "That's right. That's right. You should have some respect for that once in a blue moon."
TMZ reported that the pair were asked to “cool it” after this clash as it was branded “toxic to viewers.”
‘THAT’S SO RUDE’
Behar and McCain’s ongoing feud didn’t even take a breather for maternity leave.
Only two days after McCain returned to the show in January 2021 after having her daughter Liberty, the pair were at loggerheads again over in-fighting in the Republican party.
“Joy, you missed me so much when I was on maternity leave,” McCain joked. “You missed fighting with me.”
It fell flat, however, with Behar stating “I did not miss you.”
“I did not miss you, zero.”
McCain responded: “That’s so nasty! That’s so nasty. I was teasing. You said something rude. That’s so rude!”
Once again Goldberg was forced to break up the pair.
“OK, guys? Guys? Hold on! Hold on! Stop! Everybody stop!” she pleaded.
“This is not the way to do it and so I’m going to now become Whoopi and say, Sara (Haines), I’d like to hear from you right now.”
‘ARE YOU DONE?’
Yet it was Goldberg’s turn to show her distaste for McCain in April as the panel discussed the MLB pulling an All-Star game from Atlanta after Georgia introduced stricter voting laws.
“Republicans and Democrats have to learn to live with each other,” McCain claimed, while Goldberg could be heard saying: “They do know that — oh, for frogs’ legs.”
“I’m sorry?” McCain asked Goldberg.
“Are you done?” Goldberg fired back.
The moment led to a long awkward silence that was widely shared on social media.
SLAMMED ON PUTIN COMMENTS
Goldberg and McCain clashed again in June as the 65-year-old slammed the Republican for equating Joe Biden to Donald Trump.
McCain had claimed Biden "embarrassed himself" when meeting Vladimir Putin.
“Just because Trump was so bad, it doesn't absolve Biden's bad behavior," McCain said.
"What he just did was 100 percent Trumpy."
"I would just like a little intellectual consistency," she went on.
"If Trump had done that, we would be screaming at the top of our lungs in one way or another."
However, Goldberg did not appreciate McCain's likening of Biden to Trump.
"The thing that I never saw Trump do was to apologize to anybody," she said.
"With all due respect, I don't care if he's apologizing, he just embarrassed him," McCain interrupted.
"I don't care if you don't care, just hear what I'm saying," Goldberg tried to reply over heavy crosstalk.
"I don't care if you don't care that I don't care," McCain said.
"Well then good Meghan," Goldberg replied. "Then you can be how you always are."
"You'll be how you always are," McCain retorted before Goldberg cut to commercial.
Following the break, Goldberg apologized to McCain.
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