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Megyn Kelly is leaving NBC after blackface comments, gets $69 million

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  • Megyn Kelly is departing NBC after making controversial
    remarks about blackface and Halloween during a segment earlier
    this week, multiple sources confirmed to Daily Mail. 
  • Kelly defended blackface during a segment on Halloween on
    Tuesday. 
  • She later apologized but has faced widespread criticism
    throughout the week. 

Megyn Kelly is departing NBC after making controversial remarks
about blackface and Halloween during a segment earlier this week,

multiple sources confirmed to Daily Mail

“Megyn Kelly is done. She is not ever coming back,” an NBC
executive familiar with the situation told the Daily Mail. “We
are just working out timing of the announcement but mark my work
– she is gone and will never be seen on NBC live again.”

Kelly defended blackface during a segment on Halloween on
Tuesday. 

“But what is racist? You truly do get in trouble if you are
a white person who puts on blackface at Halloween or a black
person who puts on white face for Halloween,” she asked her panel
at the time. “That was OK when I was a kid, as long as you were
dressing like a character.”

Kelly later apologized but continued to face a slew of
criticism.

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