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Meghan McCain Torches Website For Headline Saying She Drank Through Her Father’s Cancer: ‘Screw You!’

Meghan McCain raked an online news outlet across the coals on Tuesday for a headline which she believes sensationalized her use of alcohol to cope with the death of her father, the late senator John McCain.

When McCain made her emotional return to The View on Monday after a month-long bereavement leave, the left-leaning outlet Raw Story covered the show with the headline: The View’s Meghan McCain tearfully opens up about drinking through her dad’s cancer. The headline focused on McCain’s recollections about drinking with her co-hosts and her friends on the day she got the news her father had been diagnosed with approximately one year to live.

Without naming the website, McCain blasted the headline Tuesday not putting her remarks in proper context.

“First of all, screw you! I did not drink through my father’s cancer,” McCain retorted.

Whoopi Goldberg seconded her colleague, saying “until you lose someone, until someone goes, shut up! Because unless you’ve been there – and I was high through my brother’s death and I was high through my mother’s death – and you know why? Because sometimes it’s hard to put one foot in front of the other, and until you been there, shut up!”

Watch above, via ABC.

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