Rosie O’Donnell Says Meghan McCain Is a ‘Piece of Work’ on ‘The View’

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Rosie O’Donnell has a controversial run on The View each instances that she was on. The comic doesn’t keep in mind her time on the ABC discuss present fondly however she continues to be requested about her expertise there. When the star made an look on Watch What Happens Live, she let her opinion about Meghan McCain be identified.

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How lengthy was Rosie O’Donnell on ‘The View?’

O’Donnell joined The View because the moderator after unique co-host Meredith Vieira left the present. The actress got here in throughout season 10 and solely lasted one season. Her departure got here after she starred in a heated second with Elisabeth Hasselbeck over a dialogue relating to the conflict in Iraq.

What O’Donnell subsequently mentioned was that she didn’t like how producers did a split-screen of the women’ sparring. She believed it made a spectacle out of a severe dialog pitting them one in opposition to the opposite.

The TV persona gave the morning present a second shot in season 18 when The View underwent a makeover. This time, O’Donnell was not the moderator as Whoopi Goldberg had taken over that function for the reason that former left the primary time.

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Rosie O’Donnell on ‘The View’ in 2016 | Lou Rocco/Walt Disney Television through Getty Images

O’Donnell as soon as once more deserted the discuss present and searching again, she places the blame on Goldberg.

“I think we all agreed that it was better for everyone,” O’Donnell mentioned in an interview with Howard Stern about her abrupt exit in 2015. “Whoopi really didn’t like me.”

O’Donnell mentioned that Goldberg had a problem along with her as a result of the latter perceived she was overstepping her function on the panel. Although The View is an ensemble, Goldberg is the lead co-host because the moderator. There was a second when O’Donnell took the present to a business break when it was Goldberg’s job to take action.

“When people say, ‘Well, what happened?’ I say, ‘Go back and watch them.’ It’s not like a mystery. Watch the way it went down, and I don’t need to say anything,” O’Donnell added.

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What does Rosie O’Donnell consider Meghan McCain?

When O’Donnell made an look on Bravo’s late-night present, the comedic actress answered questions from the Shady Rosie Doll. One of the queries was about who was essentially the most and least efficient conservative voice on The View.

“I haven’t’ watched it but I hear Meghan McCain is really a piece of work on that show,” O’Donnell mentioned. “I don’t know, maybe she and Elisabeth [Hasselbeck] can duke it out.”

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“Most effective I don’t know,” she added. “I don’t listen to what they say, it’s so hard for me to rate it in any way. I would have to say Hasselbeck was the one that had that mantle for a long time. Who knows? I don’t watch it that much.”

When McCain additionally guest-starred on the present, she had some severe shade for Hasselbeck. The conservative didn’t prefer it when Hasselbeck mentioned she would pray the coronavirus away.

“I took this virus seriously from the very beginning and I thought a lot of this rhetoric was really dangerous. I think it’s really, really unfortunate and dangerous that she said that,” McCain mentioned on WWHL.

McCain was so dissatisfied at her fellow Republican that she mentioned she wouldn’t wish to host along with her once more.

“I don’t need to co-host with her again,” she added. “It’s unfortunate because I’ve been a huge fan of her a long time. Anybody who is screwing around with this virus and putting out misinformation, I just don’t really have a lot of time for right now.”

The View airs weekdays at 11 a.m. ET and 10 a.m. CT/PT.

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