The View hosts Sunny Hostin and Ana Navarro have been dramatically pulled off air throughout a stay broadcast after testing optimistic for COVID forward of an interview with Vice President Kamala Harris.
Hostin and Navarro had been broadcasting stay Friday morning from ABC’s New York Metropolis studios, the place they had been scheduled to take a seat down with Harris in her first daytime look as VP.
However the pair had been dramatically ordered off set seconds earlier than Harris walked out on stage, leaving producers scrambling.
An worker of The View was heard yelling at each Hostin and Navarro, ordering them out as co-hosts Pleasure Behar and Sara Haines remained on stage.
The present rapidly minimize to business, earlier than Behar later defined that her co-stars had returned optimistic outcomes from a last-minute take a look at.
‘Sunny and Ana each apparently examined optimistic for COVID. Regardless of how exhausting we attempt, these items occur,’ Behar defined.
‘They in all probability have a breakthrough case and they’re going to each be okay, I’m certain, as a result of they’re each vaccinated’.
A spokesperson from the Vice President’s Workplace instructed DailyMail.com that Harris ‘didn’t meet with the hosts previous to the interview’.
The View hosts Sunny Hostin (second proper) and Ana Navarro (far proper) had been dramatically ordered off set after testing optimistic for COVID forward of an interview with Vice President Kamala Harris on Friday
The pair had been dramatically ordered off set seconds earlier than Harris walked out in entrance of a stay viewers, leaving producers scrambling
A producer yelled on the co-hosts, ordering them to depart the stage simply seconds earlier than Harris was set to be launched
Nevertheless, the interview with Harris was delayed, inflicting chaos on the present. Behar then started asking viewers questions in a bid to kill time.
‘Vice President Harris apparently is ready backstage. Behar now taking questions from the viewers. An absolute practice wreck,’ The Hill columnist Joe Concha tweeted.
Harris didn’t come out to the stage, as an alternative conducting her interview with Behar and Haines by way of video hyperlink from a room elsewhere on the ABC studios.
She addressed the saga at first of her chat, stating: ‘ Sunny [Hostin] and Ana [Navarro] are sturdy girls and I do know they’re advantageous, however it actually additionally does communicate to the truth that they’re vaccinated and vaccines actually make all of the distinction as a result of in any other case we might be involved about hospitalization and worse.’
It’s unclear why ABC’s COVID testing outcomes had been acquired on the eleventh hour. It’s additionally unclear how regularly Hostin and Navarro had been examined for the virus in latest days.
The interview with VP Harris had lengthy been within the works and had been vigorously promoted by the community in latest days.
Harris didn’t come out to the stage, as an alternative conducting her interview with Behar and Haines by way of video hyperlink from a room elsewhere on the ABC studios