Meghan McCain Snaps at Joy Behar Over Melania Joke, Leading to Fireworks on ‘The View’

Behar: ‘You have no sense of humor, that’s your problem’

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TRANSCRIPT:

BEHAR: “He didn’t say that. There is wiggle room.”
HOSTIN: “There is a little bit of wiggle room, but the fact that now he is admitting that they have this relationship in reference to Stormy Daniels, I mean —“
BEHAR: “Today is Melania’s birthday. Happy birthday, Melania.”
McCAIN: “That was necessary. Come on! That’s so mean.”
BEHAR: “What was mean about it?”
McCAIN: “Because —“
BEHAR: “What was mean about it, Meghan? Tell me what was mean!”
McCAIN: “You think that was appropriate? Yesterday we all talked about how we collectively like Melania.”
BEHAR: “I do like her.”
McCAIN: “You’re making fun of her pain.”
BEHAR: “I’m not making fun of her.”
McCAIN: “You are. That is just —“
BEHAR: “You have no sense of humor. That’s your problem.”
McCAIN: “Oh, please. It’s not that I don’t have a sense of humor. It’s because I feel bad for our First Lady, and all this which we I thought covered yesterday —“
HOSTIN: “I feel bad that she married this guy that’s doing this to her.”
(Applause)
BEHAR: “That’s what I have. That’s what I have.”
(Applause)
HOSTIN: “I mean, you know, it’s —“
McCAIN: “We should take back what we said yesterday. Because I thought yesterday we all said that we had a soft spot for her and we felt bad for her. So we should just —“
HAINES: “I think what Joy is saying, it’s sad that it’s her birthday and this is what everyone is talking about.”
BEHAR: “About him and what a jerk he is.”
McCAIN: “He is a jerk, but to point out, ‘Happy birthday, Melania, your life totally blows. We’re going to talk about it on national television.’ She’s aware how bad this is.”
BEHAR: “I wish you would understand who the target of my jokes is. That seemed to go —“
McCAIN: “The audience didn’t laugh either. They responded in a —“
BEHAR: “Maybe. So what? So sue me.”
GOLBERG: “Okay, here’s the deal.”
(Laughter)
(Applause)
GOLDBERG: “Here’s the deal.”
BEHAR: “Ay yai yai” 
McCAIN: “Kids are here today.”

(via Mediaite

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