Who is The View’s new co-host Alyssa Farah Griffin?
After months of testing replacement co-hosts, View reportedly found a replacement to fill the seat left vacant after Meghan McCain left the hit daytime talk show in 2021.
ABC tapped Alyssa Farah Griffin to sit alongside moderator Whoopi Goldberg and co-hosts Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin and Sara Haines, as well as part-time co-host Ana Navarro, People reports.
Who is Alyssa Farah Griffin?
The 33-year-old conservative was the former White House director of strategic communications and aide to former President Donald Trump.
Prior to joining the Trump administration, where she was tasked with crafting Trump’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, she previously served as press secretary to former Vice President Mike Pence and press secretary to the U.S. Department. of the defense.
She left the Trump administration a month after her 2020 loss to President Joe Biden.
After her time in the White House, she joined CNN as a political commentator before hosting View.
Does Alyssa Farah Griffin Support Trump?
Despite being conservative, Alyssa Farah Griffin has regularly spoken out against Trump in the wake of the uprising that took place on January 6, 2021.
During a recent episode of Viewshe pleaded with Republicans to vote to codify same-sex marriage into law.
“I think the Republican Party…they’re on the wrong side,” she said on Viewaccording Weekly entertainment. “On the one hand, I was thrilled the House was able to pass codifying marriage equality into law, but how many Republicans were against it? It’s 2022. That’s the most easy.”
The California native continued, “If there’s one message I can deliver to my fellow Republicans, it should be the easiest vote you can take.”
Is Alyssa Farah Griffin Married?
Alyssa Farah Griffin is currently married to New York University Stern School of Business MBA candidate Justin Griffin, according to The sun.
The duo reportedly got engaged in October 2020, before wed in Florida on Nov. 6, 2021.
View was created by legendary news anchor Barbara Walters in 1997 as a talk show for women, by women.