Meghan McCain is pissing off a few of her previous bosses together with her scathing evaluation of her tortured time on “The View” — as a result of they imagine it is the precise reverse of how she’s framing issues.
Sources near the manufacturing inform TMZ … ABC honchos are livid about Meghan’s new memoir, and the following interviews she’s not too long ago executed — characterizing “The View” as a poisonous work surroundings, filled with coworkers/cohosts who despised her.
We’re informed there are numerous factors of dissent — as an example, ABC execs say the notion Meghan left on her personal volition is improper, and ditto for her declare everyone besides her was oozing toxicity.
Our sources inform us Meghan was primarily pressured out of her position after an inner investigation into the surroundings she describes — which we’re informed was, in reality, actual … however largely as a result of Meghan’s habits on and off digicam, not her coworkers’ — different approach round.
Our sources say new ABC chief, Kim Godwin, did a radical investigation — assembly with key stakeholders of the present, like expertise and producers — and ultimately, we’re informed she discovered Meghan was the supply of a number of the in-fighting that finally performed out on the present … one thing Godwin needed to tackle head-on in an emergency Zoom meeting.
Those on-camera blow-ups are well-documented, and although a number of the hosts are sometimes seen bickering … we’re informed many at ABC really feel Meghan was, as a rule, the instigator of those arguments — or she was the one who stored them going longer.
As for her departure … our sources did not have particulars on the negotiations behind the exit, however we’re informed the underside line is it wasn’t merely her determination after hitting a breaking level. The community was prepared to maneuver on too.
Of course, we’re informed this was a very long time coming … as many at ABC apparently felt the previous boss, James Goldston, did not have the stones to offer MM the boot earlier, as a result of he allegedly feared a conservative backlash.
Now that Meghan’s gone … our sources say the temper on set is approach higher, and folks at house can see it for themselves. The temperature within the room, we’re informed, has lowered. Not simply that, however the rankings are regular … with the present remaining #1 on daytime TV.
We’ve reached out to reps for ABC/”The View,” in addition to Meghan, for remark … up to now, no phrase again.