Megyn Kelly is absent from her NBC morning show with questions swirling about whether her time at the network is coming to an end following this week's controversy over her comments about blackface. All that for wondering whether it'd be offensive for a white adult who sincerely admired a black person to dress up as them, replete with skin-darkening, as a tribute for Halloween.
"When I was a kid, that was OK, so long as you were dressing up as a character", Kelly, who was born in 1970, told an all-white panel at the time.
"They're contacting the staff and reassigning everyone today".
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Before Page Six learned Kelly's fate, an insider added that there were "lots of balls still in the air". She later apologized to her staff and the public when met with extreme resistance but her career is still in jeopardy.
This news comes just as it was revealed late Wednesday that talent agency CAA had dropped her as a client. If people at Fox had issues with Kelly before, imagine how they'd feel if management shoved MacCallum or Bream aside to make room for her.
Her contract was for $69 million. Her representative confirmed she was switching to UTA, but then a spokesman for the company said they had decided not to represent her.
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He also often singles out cable news network CNN and other news media whose reporting he does not like, terming them "fake news". The devices appeared to be pipe bombs, said Bryan Paamann, FBI special agent in charge of the counterterrorism division in NY .
By Wednesday morning, fellow NBC anchors Al Roker and Craig Melvin railed against Kelly, calling her comments "stupid" and "indefensible".
"I learned that given the history of blackface being used in bad ways by racists in this country, it is not okay for that to be part of any costume", Kelly said.
"For them to have had it on Nightly and the TODAY show, it would have been discussed by Andy and Noah".
Producer Stu Burguiere noted that Kelly has been an outspoken critic of the way NBC handled several allegations of sexual harassment and assault over the past year.
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