Things got uncomfortable on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" Thursday when co-host Mika Brzezinski went on a rant against President Donald Trump, which started with the subject of the upcoming James Comey hearing and ended in an diatribe calling the president "narcissistic" and referring to Trump's infamous claim about grabbing women "anywhere" because he's "famous."
As the show's panelists discussed former FBI Director James Comey's scheduled testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee — which begins at 10 a.m. ET Thursday — Brzezinski launched into a rabbit hole of a rant directed at the president.
“I think [Trump] is such a narcissist, it's possible he is mentally ill in a way, and this is on the table. I said it months ago, and now everyone is starting to say it like it's new, and it's OK to say. He's not well," she said. “At the very least, he's not well. And he's so narcissistic, he does not believe the rules apply to him, and that's where the ignorance label may apply because this is a man who says he can grab women anywhere because he's famous."
Brzezinski continued, and it seemed obvious that the rest of the panelists — including her fiancé and co-host Joe Scarborough — were becoming uncomfortable with her oration.
Scarborough can be seen looking off camera and having a side discussion with panelist Willie Geist, and the two began laughing.
“Stop right there," Scarborough said during Brzezinski's rant. “I need an eject button."
Brzezinski stopped talking and asked for an explanation as to why no one was paying her any attention.
“Nothing I have said is crazy," she said.
“We'll talk about it in the break," Scarborough responded.
After the show returned from its break, Brzezinski returned to her rant, but not before Scarborough warned her to keep the conversation "in the guard rails."
"Joe," she warned. "I am keeping it in the guard rails. ... Everything I've said you all have thought, and you know you've said in your own way ... you're going to talk to me about a filter?"
“Yessirre Bob," he answered glibly.
Brzezinski began again and all of the male panelists — including Scarborough — began muttering and laughing.
"No, we're not talking," Scarborough said. "We're not talking. ... OK, that's fine, that's fine."
See parts one and two in the videos below.