ABC’s new owner Elon Musk has made a surprise move by hiring MSNBC host Rachel Maddow to join the panel of the popular daytime talk show [The View.]
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The announcement came as a shock to both fans and critics of the show, as well as Maddow’s own viewers, many of whom expressed surprise at the move.
According to a statement issued by Musk’s spokesman, the decision to hire Maddow was based on his “impressive track record as a journalist and commentator” and his ability to “bring a unique perspective to the show.”
Maddow has yet to comment on the news, but sources close to him say he is excited about the opportunity to reach a wider audience and share his thoughts with a new audience.
The move is being seen as part of Musk’s broader strategy to shake up the network and appeal to a younger and more diverse demographic. Since taking over ABC, Musk has made several bold moves, including canceling some long-running shows and hiring a number of controversial figures to join the network’s roster.
Whether or not Maddow’s addition to “The View” will be a success remains to be seen, but for now, fans and critics alike are eagerly awaiting her debut on the show.