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Things reportedly got really, really ugly after cameras stopped rolling on Monday's airing of "The View."
Joy Behar, one of the leftist co-hosts on "The View," reportedly verbally attacked conservative co-host Meghan McCain on Monday when the show went to commercial break.
According to a report in the Daily Mail, Behar threatened to quit the production if staffers didn't "get this b**** under control," referring to McCain.
How did things escalate?
The two squared off during a segment that was intended to honor the legacy of former President George H. W. Bush, who passed away on Friday at the age of 94.
During the show's Bush memoriam, the co-hosts put aside political differences and honored Bush and his life of service.
Toward the end of the discussion, however, things began to fall apart when Behar took the opportunity to use Bush's passing to criticize President Donald Trump.
"This president that we have now is trying to unravel everything that [Bush] did and Obama did," Behar said. "If I ever become a one-issue voter, it will be about pollution and the greenhouse effect."
McCain, who clearly wanted to keep the focus on Bush and the good that he'd done over his years, responded, "I don't want to talk about Trump … we're honoring a great president."
She went on to note that she wasn't interested in Behar's feelings on politics when "a president just passed."
Behar snapped, "I don't care what you're interested in, I'm talking."
The two began shouting over one another when co-host Whoopi Goldberg cut the segment and went to break.
So what happened then?
According to the Daily Mail's report, things got much worse after cameras stopped rolling.
A source close to production told the outlet that after the show went to break, Behar "threw her hands in the air [and] yelled, 'My God!' and 'Get this b**** under control!'"
"If this s*** doesn't stop, I'm quitting this damn show," Behar reportedly said. "I can't take this much more."
She reportedly didn't stop there.
"I've tolerated a lot of s*** on this show, but I'm at my wits' end with this entitled b****. Enough already! Enough already! I'm not playing nice any longer!" Behar purportedly ranted.
During Behar's emotional explosion, McCain reportedly kept her cool and simply shrugged off the insults.
"I don't know why she's so upset,'" McCain reportedly responded. "I just wanted her to focus on President Bush and not bring Trump into this for once."
The source added that everyone on the set was "frantic" during the commercial break.
"The last thing they wanted was for [Behar] to walk off the show," the source explained. "She's done that before. ... It was utter chaos on set."
The source added, "This isn't the last you've seen of these two coming to blows. You can trust and believe that."
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