Meghan McCain Takes High Road in Glenn Beck Body Image Battle (Sort of)

Meghan McCain, daughter of Senator John McCain, is taking the high road after Fox News' biggest blabbermouth, Glenn Beck, went on his radio show earlier this week and pretended to puke into a bucket when he saw McCain in a new skin-cancer PSA, in which she appears naked from the shoulders up.

On his radio show Wednesday, Beck acted as though he was sick to his stomach. He attributed his "illness" to seeing McCain in the PSA and pretended to barf in a trash can.


"Oh, I got something bad. Might be that Meghan McCain," he joked with co-hosts Stu Burguiere and Pat Gray. Between bouts of faux-puking, he added: "When I look at the picture, I think to myself, I get the point, put some extra clothes on."

Rather than bash Beck for his own bloated bod, McCain used her column in the Daily Beast to act like an adult.

"There really is no need to make something like my participation in a skin cancer PSA into a sexist rant about my weight and physical appearance, because I'm going to let you in on a little secret, Glenn: you are the only one who looks bad in this scenario, and at the end of the day, you have helped me generate publicity for my skin cancer PSA, a cause that I feel quite passionate about."

She did, however, take one shot at Beck's bulbous bod, sarcastically reminding him that "as a person who is known for his hot body, you must find it easy to judge the weight fluctuations of others, especially young women."

Zing!

See McCain's entire column here.

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