Twitter suggests who should replace Meghan McCain on The View: Hilarity ensues

Amber Peake July 1, 2021
Twitter suggests who should replace Meghan McCain on The View: Hilarity ensues
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TV personality and presenter Meghan McCain announced she is leaving her role on The View at the end of its current season today (Thursday, 1 July). Following her announcement, many on social media have been discussing who might replace Meghan McCain.

Who is Meghan McCain?

Meghan McCain, born 23 October 1984, is a host and TV personality known for featuring as part of daytime talk show The View.

She joined the show’s line-up in 2017 and, over the years, often made headlines for comments made on the show. 

Away from her role on screen, McCain is also a writer and former columnist for politics and news website The Daily Beast.

She is also known as the daughter of former United States senator John McCain having shared an insight into her life in her 2013 docuseries Raising McCain.

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Why is she leaving The View?

Meghan McCain announced she would be leaving her role on The View today (Thursday 1 July). She began: “I’m just going to rip the Band-Aid off.

“I am here to tell all of you, my wonderful cohorts and viewers at home, this is going to be my last season here at The View.”

McCain has not yet revealed any plans for work after she leaves the show. But did say she plans to live with her husband, Ben Domenech, and their daughter, Liberty, in Washington DC.

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Twitter debates who will replace Meghan McCain

Following her announcement, many have taken to Twitter as they discuss who will replace Meghan McCain on The View.

While it is not yet known who will replace her, Twitter being Twitter, some have suggested a variety of different candidates including musicians, actors – and even pets! 

As some have shared a mixture of options of who they think the new host should be, others have put themselves in the mix:

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Amber is an entertainment journalist with a love for anything showbiz, celeb or reality TV. After graduating with a degree in Journalism at Brunel University she became a Showbiz Reporter at Express.co.uk. Having written for both HITC and The Focus, Amber is now a staff writer for The Focus covering the latest celeb and entertainment trends.