NBC cancels Megyn Kelly's morning show

Megyn Kelly discussing exit with NBC News following controversial blackface comments

Her book title suggested she wanted to "settle for more". Friday the network confirmed her 9 am hour would never air again and would instead be backfilled by other Today talent.

Last September, Kelly caused a furor when she interviewed actress Jane Fonda and quizzed her about plastic surgery.

The end of her show was announced in a tweet by NBC News.

One key question: Whether she will stay with NBC News in some other role.

"Megyn remains an employee of NBC News and discussions about next steps are continuing", Freedman said.

NBC host's future is in jeopardy over race remarks. She is not welcome back at her former home, Fox News, which she left on sour terms. We have the confirmation today. She has accused Fox co-founder Roger Ailes of sexually harassing her. Ailes died in May 2017.

The article mentioned Kelly's "rocky run" at NBC since moving from Fox News and expounded on next week's programming. "She wants to look like Diana Ross for one day, and I don't know how that got racist on Halloween". "Only the truth will set you free!"

Martin, who on Tuesday said that having a black person on Kelly's panel would have helped her understand why blackface is wrong, said, "There are lines, and there's history, and there's pain". Now her agent is out and she has no show.

The ratings weren't great, either: Megyn Kelly Today was regularly topped by rival Live!

"Because you do get in trouble if you are a white person who puts on blackface on Halloween, or a black person who puts on whiteface for Halloween. When I was a kid, that was OK as long as you were dressing up like a character".

The comments sparked a quick backlash on social media, calls for Kelly's resignation and displeasure from her own colleagues.

"Megyn Kelly Today is not returning", according to the NBC statement.

"To me, I thought, why would it be controversial for someone dressing up as Diana Ross to make herself look like this unbelievable woman as a way of honoring and respecting her?"

Co-host Craig Melvin said, "She's a friend". Perhaps they see her as tainted for being associated with Fox News for so many years and the political baggage that came with that.

Kelly made her debut as NBC morning TV host on September 25, 2017, taking over the 9 a.m. slot of "Today" and saying she wanted viewers "to have a laugh with us, a smile, sometimes a tear and maybe a little hope to start your day".

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