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'The View' Co-host Sunny Hostin Mourns Her Husband's Parents after They Both Died of COVID-19

Lois Oladejo
Jan 11, 2021
09:30 A.M.
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"The View" co-host Sunny Hostin revealed in an emotional post that she lost both of her husband's parents to COVID-19, advising people to take precautions.


Sunny Hostin recently reminded fans of the need to take precautionary steps amidst the ongoing global battle against the deadly novel coronavirus pandemic.

During Friday's episode of "The View," Hostin revealed to fans that she lost her in-laws to COVID-19. She said she shared the information for fans to be aware that the virus is still in the picture.

Sunny Hostin speaks at the first-ever #SheIsEqual Summit on September 28, 2018, in New York City | Photo: Getty Images


As many people speculate if the virus is a hoax or not as deadly as reported, Hostin cleared the doubts in the viewers' hearts and advised them to stay with the health measures provided for safety.

Hostin, who was battling emotions, revealed that her husband lost his dad and mom on December 28 and New Year's Day. The 52-year-old further said that the family was confused about how the couple contracted the virus despite being meticulous with safety measures.


Hostin went on to appreciate everyone for their contributions and support. She praised her co-host on "The View" and the healthcare workers for their acts of kindness.

McCain called Hostin a loyal friend and said that she enjoyed their friendship.


Her plea comes after an increase in the number of deaths from the novel coronavirus. According to reports, a single day death toll is steadily approaching 4,000.

Away from her difficult family moments, Hostin was also embroiled in a saga with the executives of ABC, which resulted in her hiring a lawyer. According to reports, the network had initiated some changes to be made to the facts stated in her book, "I Am These Truths," to which she refused.


Hostin said that taking away the pages in dispute did not feel right for her as they contained her prized experiences, which she feels sentimental about.

Hostin did not hide how she felt when the network asked her to make changes to her work. During an interview, the veteran journalist said she felt like she was being asked to tone down in the discrimination she suffered, which did not feel right.


Despite all Hostin has to battle, she can rest assured that she has people rooting for her. Her "The View" co-host Meghan McCain, who leaped to her defense during her row with ABC, shared an emotional tribute for the 52-year-old where she gave insight into their friendship.

McCain called Hostin a loyal friend and said that she enjoyed their friendship and was thrilled by her personality. While Hostin is mourning her loss, she can rely on her fans' love to console her in her dark times.


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