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Posted October 25, 2018

Spokespeople for NBC News declined to comment on her future at the network, and most staffers at the news division remain in the dark about what's happening with the show.

The episode that aired on Thursday was from 31 August.

Kelly apologized to her colleagues Tuesday afternoon and live on her show Wednesday morning, but it seems as if her tearful apology fell on deaf ears at NBC.

"The Real Housewives of New York City" episode aired this spring on the NBC-owned Bravo network, with character Luann deLesseps wearing a enormous Afro to portray Ross.

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"Megyn Kelly is OUT at NBC just 48 hours after defending blackface as she and the network fight over whether she will be paid out her $69M contract in full", The Daily Mail reports in an exclusive. In fact, he trashed her Wednesday night.

Meanwhile, Kelly reportedly hired high-profile attorney Bryan Freedman and was dropped by talent agency CAA. Not only was she EXTREMELY expensive in terms of salary, her show was extremely expensive for NBC.

"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. "But she's costing a lot of money, they might lose advertisers over this controversy, and she's not bringing any return", Cassino added.

Her 9 a.m. show "Megyn Kelly Today" is ending, according to sources with knowledge of the matter. Even her own coanchors condemned her "ignorant" and "racist" dialogue.

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Well, Kelly's tenure at NBC has been rocky to say the least. Yet another person claiming it's racist to have a white Santa, ' " Kelly, then a Fox News personality, said at the time.

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.

"One of the great parts of sitting in this chair each day is getting to discuss different points of view". She moved to NBC for a reported annual fee of just under $20m. Here's what we know so far about the "Megyn Kelly TODAY" show vacancy!

"It's amusing what NBC were trying to do here", said Cassino. Sources tell the Hollywood Reporter, including the cast of "House of Cards", several guests have already cancelled appearances on her show next week. "The "Today Show" seems like a foregone conclusion, but there could be some other avenue where they could have a path forward", he said.

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