Meghan McCain Shares Detail of Leah McSweeney’s Past and Disappoints ‘RHONY’ Fans

by Jeremy Spirogis
Meghan McCain and Leah McSweeney

Leah McSweeney is the brand new star of The Real Housewives of New York City. The clothier has been a breakout hit with Bravo viewers as she’s proven herself to be outspoken. However, opinions swayed after Meghan McCain made an look on Watch What Happens Live. The View co-host talked about that she knew McSweeney from earlier than RHONY and shared a element that has made followers upset.

Meghan McCain and Leah McSweeney
Meghan McCain and Leah McSweeney | Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank through Getty Images / Sophy Holland/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank through Getty Images

What did Meghan McCain say?

During McCain’s look on the Bravo late-night present, host Andy Cohen performed a sport together with her to get her trustworthy opinions. One of the questions was to provide her ideas on McSweeney.

“OK, so, I know Leah, which is so random I know her from before,” McCain revealed to Cohen’s shocked. “Crazy story about Leah, she actually wrote this incredible op-ed for a tablet magazine exposing anti-semitism in the Woman’s March. She actually helped prep me for my segment before I interviewed the Woman’s March leaders and ended up exposing them for being anti-semite.”

McCain continued, “I’ve plenty of respect for Leah. She’s written for my husband’s publication, The Federalist. She’s actually good too like plenty of good political Housewives. I like her and I feel she’s nice on the present.”

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Fans are disenchanted with Leah McSweeney

After robbing their hearts within the first episodes of RHONY Season 12, McSweeney is now going through backlash on social media. McCain is a die-hard conservative and her husband is much more so. Writing for the latter’s on-line publication, McSweeney would additionally share their identical views.

Fans began digging up McSweeney’s previous and came upon a few articles the place she calls out folks spearheading the Met Too motion. All the digging that followers did was an excessive amount of they usually expressed their discontent on Twitter.

“OMFG Leah McSweeney writes for The Federalist,” a fan tweeted. “She’s a right-wing nutcase, how disappointing.”

“Oh no! I didn’t know who she was earlier than, however her persona on RHONY didn’t seem to be this. I’m disenchanted,” a viewer added.

“I’m so confused, how does that even fit her brand?” a Twitter person questioned.

“How disappointing and this changes everything,” one other fan said. “My mother was right again, you should take time to get to know someone before you form an opinion. Should always listen to mom.”

“I maintain attempting to inform y’all these Housewives are principally Republicans,” one other viewer noted.

“Jeses Christ, this is why we can’t have nice things, how disappointing,” one other Twitter person wrote with the notorious Tyra Banks GIF.

Leah McSweeney bonds with ‘RHONY’ OGs

For a brand new housewife, it’s at all times troublesome to return into a bunch the place there’s already a bond between them. In distinction, McSweeney has are available sizzling and has been ready to slot in fairly rapidly.

One of her co-stars that she immediately took a liking to was Luann de Lesseps, the notorious Countess, which was stunning to McSweeney.

“I didn’t see me and her like really getting that close, but she’s f–king amazing,” the beginner informed The New York Post.

McSweeney additionally revealed that Ramona Singer took her “under her wing” from the getgo.

She took a liking to me instantly, however she additionally, I felt, was exhausting on me and holds me to a unique expectation,” she mentioned. “Maybe she sees [in me] herself when she was younger?”

The Real Housewives of New York City airs Thursday nights at eight p.m. on Bravo.

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