Megyn Kelly Reaches Exit Deal With NBC

Megyn Kelly and NBC have come to terms on her departure from the network.

It was a rough few months for Kelly. “Megyn Kelly Today” was cancelled by NBC News almost three months ago in response to outrage over Kelly’s Halloween blackface remarks.

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Now, the two parties have agreed on terms for Kelly’s official exit. “The parties have resolved their differences, and Megyn Kelly is no longer an employee of NBC,” a statement from the company, published by Deadline, reads.

There are very few details known about the agreement. It seems Kelly was given the remainder of her $69 million contract and is free to work with whatever entity she sees fit.

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Kelly felt the wrath of social media first hand in late Oct. when she defended wearing blackface to depict a character on Halloween. Her on-air apology was a small BandAid on a much bigger wound. NBC News pulled the plug soon after.

It remains to be seen if a major network plans on picking Kelly up.

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