Megyn Kelly is in trouble at NBC. According to TMZ, the network has cancelled her morning TV show, Megyn Kelly Today, in the wake of some controversial remarks. 10/26/2018 update: NBC has confirmed Megyn Kelly Today is cancelled. Deadline reports NBC and the anchor are hashing out an (imminent) exit strategy. Kelly is one year into a three-year, $69 million contract with the network.
Last year, Kelly joined NBC after leaving FOX News. The deal included a nightly news program, Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly, and the daytime talk show Megyn Kelly Today, which premiered in September 2017.
On Tuesday’s episode of Megyn Kelly Today, the host made some controversial remarks about the racist practice of blackface that received immediate criticism. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Kelly and NBC were already uncertain about the future of the daytime series and now it seems the show will no longer continue.
What do you think? Did you watch Megyn Kelly Today? Do you think it deserved a second chance?