“It was a really hard time in my life. I’ve been really open, in my book, about what happened,” she explained. “I felt like I owed it to give more context to my experience. I think my experience on the show suffered a lot with COVID and Zoom. I think it’s a lot easier to hate someone through a box and through a screen and to not understand where they’re coming from.”
Although she hasn’t made her big return to daytime television hosting, McCain is keeping busy. As OK! previously reported, since leaving the chat fest, McCain landed a job as a political columnist for Daily Mail, and snagged a job executive producing the Lifetime drama Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff: The Kristine Carlson Story starring Heather Locklear.