Was Megyn Kelly’s Show Cancelled?
Megyn Kelly Today, gone tomorrow!
Megyn Kelly's show has been cancelled, according to multiple reports.
The reported cancellation of the 9 a.m. hour talk show comes just days after Kelly incited a firestorm of racial controversy for defending blackface as a perfectly reasonable Halloween costume on-air during her October 23 episode.
On Wednesday (October 24), Kelly issued a tearful apology on the show. The same day, the CAA confirmed that Kelly had been dropped from their roster of talent.
Kelly did not appear on the following day's episode.
"Given the circumstances, Megyn Kelly Today will be on tape the rest of the week," said NBC spokeswoman Dana Klinghoffer at the time.
On Thursday (October 25), People reported that Kelly had been fired from her show, and that staff members would be reassigned within different divisions of NBC. Its unclear if Kelly will remain with the network.
"They’re contacting the staff and reassigning everyone today. Everyone’s being told that they still have a home here, but it won’t be on Megyn’s show. They haven’t made an official announcement about the show, but everyone knows what it means when they’re being moved somewhere else. The show is clearly over," a source told the publication.
Speaking to Entertainment Tonight, another source corroborated the news: "The staff is definitely in a bad place in that they are being kept in the dark and feel like there is no sense of leadership."
Though Page Six reports otherwise, it's expected that Kelly, who left Fox News for NBC in January 2017 and signed a multi-year deal with the network, will remain at NBC in an "undefined role" in order to be paid out a reported $69 million per her network agreement.