Megyn Kelly Demands $50 Million Settlement from NBC

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Today, multiple outlets reported that Megyn Kelly is officially out at NBC following the controversial remarks she made about blackface.

There are a lot of pissed off NBC staffers, who are watching the network cut costs left and right, yet they made a $75 million deal with Kelly to do 2 shows, neither of which showcased the skill set that made her famous.

Kelly apologized live on-air Wednesday, but Thursday the show aired a repeat, and is slated to do so Friday as well. Kelly will eexit her job as the host of "Megyn Kelly Today" show on Thursday following incredible backlash against comments she made about blackface. "Back when I was a kid, that was OK as long as you were dressing up like a character".

Kelly's viewers were given no reason for her absence; a notice on the screen said the show was "previously recorded".

She met with NBC executives within the past month about dissatisfaction with the show's direction, according to a person close to Kelly who spoke on condition of anonymity in order to discuss personnel matters.

Megyn Kelly's short stint at NBC could soon be over, but Madison Avenue doesn't seem to care.

An interview with Jane Fonda turned testy when Kelly brought up plastic surgery, prompting the actress to raise an eyebrow and ask, "We really want to talk about that now?"

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Conservatives also recall how Kelly gained infamy during the first GOP presidential debate of the 2016 election cycle when she spearheaded Fox's "Kill Donald" campaign - an aggressive effort to sink the insurgent, front-running candidacy of Donald Trump. 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.

Before Brunt won her over, Kelly was married to Dr. Dan Kendall from 2001 to 2006.

According to insider sources, Kelly is now negotiating with the NBC over a possible exit deal.

The report notes that Kelly has been critical of NBC's handling of Farrow, with Kelly running a segment in September calling on the network to hire an outside firm to determine why it spiked his reporting on Weinstein. Al Roker said "she owes a big apology to people of color across the country".

Her ratings were poor and she was disliked in-house for various reasons - her leapfrogging homegrown talent to get her own show, her Fox pedigree, her #MeToo comments about NBC veteran Matt Lauer.

At the top of Wednesday's show, she said, "I want to begin with two words: I'm sorry", she said at the top of Wednesday morning's show.

"They're contacting the staff and reassigning everyone today".

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