Meghan McCain returned to The View for the first time after she announced she was pregnant. The conservative co-host made an appearance via Skype from her home. She had previously revealed that her doctor recommended her to practice social distancing due to the coronavirus pandemic. Upon her comeback, McCain said the moment was “bittersweet” and explained the reasons why.
Meghan McCain | Bruce Glikas/Bruce Glikas/WireImageWhat did Meghan McCain say upon her return?
The show started off with the ladies of The View congratulating McCain on her pregnancy.
“We’re excited, a little surprised… it’s bittersweet because there’s just a lot of people in a lot of pain right now,” McCain said. “Obviously, I would prefer to be in the studio with all of you but my doctor recommended against it. I think everyone knows that this has not been a smooth road to motherhood. It’s taken a lot of, physical, mental, emotional strength to get here and I think like a lot of women it wasn’t a straight line. I didn’t know if I ever was going to be a mom.”
The political analyst is seemingly worried about being pregnant during the health crisis due to COVID-19. However, she reminds herself that other mothers “have had babies in much worse conditions.”
“I think there’s going to be a time and a place to talk about this at greater length, but right now I think America just wants to talk about the coronavirus. Thank you to everyone for all the kind words and wishes. Ben and I have been completely overwhelmed with all the kindness,” she added.
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Whoopi Goldberg congratulated McCain on the baby news and said, “people are looking for things to celebrate. You’ve just given folks a nice little bump of celebration, so it’s a good thing.”
McCain interjected and shared that Goldberg had predicted her pregnancy a year ago.
“Whoopi said this to me. Whoopi told me like a year ago that I was going to have …
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