Meghan McCain may have taken things a step too far on Wednesday’s episode when she addressed co-host Joy Behar as “bitch.”
It happened during a discussion about Donald Trump’s Tuesday night campaign rally in Orlando, Florida, when McCain told her co-hosts not to “belittle” the crowds of Trump supporters.
“I’m the sacrificial Republican every day,” Meghan shared before Joy let out an audible grown. “I’m just trying to—don’t feel bad for me bitch. I’m paid to do this. Don’t feel bad for me.”
“Let’s not start calling each other bitches,” Sunny Hostin replied as it was time for a commercial break. And just before it was time to cut to ads, Meghan informed viewers that “Joy and I call each other bitches all the time.”
“Joy and I call each other ‘bitch’ all the time,” she said. “I know this is a big shock: We get along backstage!”
Behar supported McCain.
“We’re both pugilistic, and so we’re fine. I’m very straight in what I believe, and so is she, so we’re going to fight,” she said. “I don’t care if you call me a bitch.”
McCain then claimed the name-calling was actually a positive blow for equal rights.
“It’s almost 2020, and women can debate on TV in a spirited way without it being personal,” McCain said.