Meghan McCain from The View has confirmed she’s pregnant. The conservative co-host made the announcement to all of her followers on social media. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, she consulted along with her physician about the way to go about it throughout these harsh instances. McCain mentioned she would now be broadcasting from her residence to keep away from contact with different folks and guarantee the well being of herself and her child.
“My husband Ben and I have been blessed to find out I’m pregnant,” she wrote in a letter posted on Twitter. “Although this isn’t how I expected to announce my pregnancy, both we and our families are excited to share the news with you all.”
McCain is taking precautionary efforts in limiting the variety of folks she interacts with, per her physician’s suggestions.
“I consulted with my doctors and they advised me that for the safety of our baby and myself, I should be extra vigilant about limiting the amount of people we come in contact with,” she added. “Starting instantly, I’ll be becoming a member of the thousands and thousands of Americans who’re self-isolating as a precaution to forestall the unfold of COVID-19. As a result, I shall be showing on The View from residence by way of satellite tv for pc.”
The Republican pundit additionally thanked the TV community for permitting her to work remotely.
“I’m fortunate that my employer, ABC, has allowed me and my co-hosts to work remotely,” McCain continued. “I’m indebted to our producers and crew. I additionally wish to acknowledge the heroes — the medical doctors, nurses, grocery and pharmacy employees, journalists, law enforcement officials, firemen, and navy — who’re on the entrance strains of this struggle. Please keep protected. Wash your fingers and keep away from public gatherings and I’ll proceed to see you every morning on The View.”
Other ‘The View’ co-hosts out
The morning present made adjustments following the well being disaster. Joy Behar was the primary to isolate and stayed residence after her daughter suggested her to not go to work.
“I’m in a higher risk group because of my age, but I’m perfectly healthy,” the 77-year-old co-host mentioned on her final day. “I don’t look my age, but I’m actually up there. The number makes me dizzy.”
Whoopi Goldberg has been moderating the discuss present from her residence this week additionally and defined her the reason why.
“This is what we call responsible social distancing,” Goldberg mentioned in a stay feed from her residence in New Jersey. “So I went to the doctor yesterday to check myself out just to make sure and he gives me the all-clear to go to work. I’m getting ready to do it and then I start hearing these inconsistent messages from everyone.”
“I just felt like if I was going to really try to figure out whether it was OK to come in … until they can get themselves together, the governor and the mayor, I should not go in. That’s why I’m still here. I am healthy. My doctor was very annoyed with me. He’s like, ‘I just gave you the OK, why are you back?’ I said, ‘because I need the OK-OK.’ So he gave me the OK-OK,” she added.
Sunny Hostin is the one common co-host nonetheless left on the panel. Former co-host Sara Haines had been subbing in on the set.
The View airs weekdays at 11 a.m. ET and 10 a.m. CT/PT.