Megyn Kelly has formally been let go from NBC, however not with out the remainder of her bag.
This month, the community fired the controversial host following her feedback on blackface final yr. Two years in the past, she inked a $69 million take care of NBC, and upon her termination, has been paid the rest of her contract, amounting to $30 million. It was in October that her Megyn Kelly Today present was canceled after a debate about sporting blackface on Halloween.
“But what’s racist? You really do get in bother if you’re a white one who places on blackface at Halloween or a black one who places on whiteface for Halloween,” Kelly mentioned on her morning speak present. “Back after I was a child, that was OK, so long as you have been dressing up as like a personality.”
Naturally, her remarks sparked a lot controversy and he or she would quickly situation an apology to no avail.
“I notice now that such conduct is certainly flawed, and I’m sorry,” she penned in a memo to different NBC workers. “The historical past of blackface in our tradition is abhorrent; the injuries too deep. I’ve by no means been a “computer” sort of particular person — however I perceive that we do should be extra delicate nowadays. Particularly on race and ethnicity points which, removed from being healed, have been exacerbated in our politics over the previous yr.”