‘It’s about time’: Internet celebrates Chris Matthews leaving MSNBC after GQ published #MeToo expose
Chris Matthews, host of 'Hardball' on MSNBC.

On Monday, MSNBC "Hardball" host Chris Matthews stunned viewers by announcing his retirement on-air — a move that follows a series of controversies and follows a GQ exposé about his treatment of women, and that reporter Laura Bassett speculates may not have been his choice.

Commenters on social media promptly reacted to the news, many of them registering relief that the MSNBC host was no more, and speculating on who might be brought in to fill his coveted time slot. Some thanked Bassett for coming forward with her allegations against him.

Read the original GQ story here: