MSNBC host Rachel Maddow make an emotional — and, at times, technically hapless — return to hosting her primetime show, revealing that her partner nearly died from Covid-19 while admonishing her audience to take the virus seriously: “This thing is scary as hell.”
Maddow got a warm welcome from her 8:00 p.m. lead-in host, Chris Hayes, before she launched into somewhat raw and rambling recap of the past two weeks when she has been absent due to self-imposed quarantine.
“I’m not actually in the anchor chair. I’m just kind of floating here in space in my office, but it’s close enough,” she said. “I’m happy to tell you that I’m actually physically fine. It’s just that I’m not that pretty, and as Richard