Meghan McCain obviously hasn’t moved on from her past feud with Seth Meyers.
“Speaking of late-night time things, I went on [Late Night With] Seth Meyers and it was just one of the worst encounters of my daily life, truly,” McCain, 38, explained on the Thursday, Oct 20, episode of her “Meghan McCain Has Entered the Chat” podcast. The previous Watch cohost recalled her 2019 physical appearance on Late Night time, which ended with the twosome in a heated trade about Congresswoman Ilhan Omar.
At the time, McCain had criticized Omar, 41, for earning comments about Israel that lots of considered as anti-Semitic. Meyers questioned why McCain ongoing to call out Omar’s remarks “after she apologized,” noting that the congresswoman had been given “death threats” from the incident.
“I stand by each and every one thing I have said, and if that would make me unpopular in this home or in entrance of you, so be it,” McCain mentioned in advance of asking Meyers if he was Omar’s “publicist” or “press human being.”
“No I’m just a person who cares about the fact that there is someone out there who is in a minority who has had loss of life threats towards her and I consider that we need to all use the similar language,” Meyers, 49, replied. “You’re inquiring her to be mindful about her language and I would ask all people else to do the exact same.”
When McCain asked Meyers what would make him “happy coming out of my mouth suitable now,” Meyers tried to wrap up the conversation nicely, telling her, “I’m completely content with every thing which is coming out of your mouth and I’m satisfied that we invested this time with each other.”
Adhering to the tense exchange, McCain’s husband, Ben Domenech, took to social media to defend his wife’s text, launching a tirade towards Meyers that some considered as homophobic. In his rant, he labeled the comic an “awful” human being and a “monumental a—hole who is totally unfunny.”
McCain addressed Domenech’s controversial remarks on her Thursday podcast, telling guest Ted Cruz, “My partner tweeted that the only motive he had a demonstrate was that he gargled [Late Night With Seth Meyers executive producer] Lorne Michaels’ balls. It was a horrific working experience, and [Seth] can go to hell for good.”
Domenech, for his section, ultimately apologized for attacking Meyers. “I love my spouse,” Domenech wrote via X (formerly Twitter) in May well 2019. “I apologize for rage-tweeting about how Seth Meyers taken care of her. I never like him, I feel he’s a hack, but I should not have carried out that. I’m sorry to anybody I offended.”
McCain and Domenech married in November 2017 in advance of welcoming their first kid, daughter Liberty Sage, in September 2020. Their 2nd little one, daughter Clover Jade, arrived three years later on in January.