“Megyn has not completed finalizing her exit package deal but with NBC,” a supply solely tells Us Weekly. “They’re nonetheless in negotiations and are hoping one comes quickly.”
An insider near the journalist, 48, advised Us in January that Kelly is prepared to maneuver on along with her profession, nevertheless. “Megyn realized so much from her time at NBC. Anytime you’ve got a passionate, pushed soul like her, there could also be occasions inside the context they are saying or do one thing that offends folks with out them even realizing it,” the insider mentioned. “Megyn is the primary to cease and switch round and apologize.”
The insider continued: “Megyn is bent on studying from the NBC scenario, able to battle one other day in making use of her abilities, enduring values and experiences to make actual progress on this polarized world[,” the insider mentioned. Being true to herself is vital to her.”
The TV host was dismissed from the community over controversial remarks she made about carrying blackface as a fancy dress on an October 23 episode of Megyn Kelly At the moment. “You really do get in hassle in case you are a white one who places on blackface at Halloween or a black one who places on white face,” she mentioned on the time. “That was OK once I was a child, so long as you have been dressing like a personality.”
The Emmy nominee apologized for her feedback in an e-mail addressed to her mates and teammates following backlash over her remarks, however the injury had been completed; exit conversations started shortly after and Kelly’s present was formally axed on October 26.
“Megyn Kelly At the moment just isn’t returning. Subsequent week, the 9 a.m. hour can be hosted by different At the moment co-anchors,” a spokesperson for NBC Information advised Us on the time.
The community has but to exchange the previous Fox Information anchor, although meteorologist Dylan Dreyer teased a possible new cohost workforce that included herself, Al Roker, Craig Melvin and Sheinelle Jones on Twitter on Monday, January 7.
“Hope you don’t thoughts these faces! You’ll be seeing a variety of them at 9 am. Please be part of us,” she tweeted because the caption for a selfie of the group.
As for Kelly, the insider advised Us she’s been spending loads of time with husband Douglas Brunt and their three youngsters, Edward, 9, Yardley, 7, and Thatcher, 5, with whom she not too long ago loved a vacation trip at Huge Sky Resort in Montana.
With reporting by Jennifer Peros