Megyn Kelly has shot herself in the foot since she left Fox News.
NBC made an outrageous error when they hired Kelly because she’s been nothing but a disappointment in ratings for the liberal network.
And now she just embarrassed herself in a pathetic way.
Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly was such a disaster that they canceled it after an extremely short run.
NBC moved Kelly to her own morning show, which is still underperforming per the network’s standards.
The network decided not to take Kelly to South Korea’s Pyeongchang next month for the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Instead, they hired former employee Katie Couric to co-host with Mike Tirico in the wake of Bob Costas’ retirement.
That was a huge slap in the face to Kelly.
And if things couldn’t get any worse for the former Fox News star, now she’s lashing out at actress Jane Fonda for an interview that happened months ago.
Fonda called out Kelly for her comments about plastic surgery that was wildly inappropriate in the course of the interview.
A confused Fonda complained publicly about it, but Kelly wouldn’t let it go on her show recently.
“Monday on NBC’s “Today,” host Megyn Kelly criticized actress Jane Fonda for her repeated complaints during other media appearances about Kelly’s question to her on plastic surgery.
Kelly said, “Now, a word on Jane Fonda, who appears to be fixated on an exchange I had with her months ago on this show.”
She continued, “When she first complained publicly after the program, and repeatedly, I chose to say nothing.
My general philosophy is, what people say about me is none of my business. Fonda was at it again, on NBC and elsewhere.
First, some context. Fonda was on to promote a film about aging. For years she has spoke about the joy of giving a cultural face to older women.
The truth is, most women look nothing like Fonda, who is now 80. So if Fonda wants to have a real discussion, her plastic surgery is tough to ignore.
She knows this. And to her credit, she has discussed her cosmetic surgery pretty much everywhere before coming on our show.”
She added, “I have no regrets about that question, nor am I in the market for a lesson from Jane Fonda on what is and is not appropriate.
After all, this is a woman whose name is synonymous with outrage. Look at her treatment of military during the Vietnam War.
Many of our veterans still call her ‘Hanoi Jane,’ thanks to her radio broadcast, which attempted to shame American troops.
She posed on an anti-aircraft gun used to shoot down our American pilots. She called our POWs hypocrites and liars and referred to their torture as ‘understandable.’
Even she had to apologize years later for that gun picture. But not for the rest of it. By the way, she says she is not proud of America.
So, the moral indignation is a little much. She put her plastic surgery out there. She said wanted to discuss the plight of older women in America.
And honestly, she has no business lecturing anyone on what qualifies as offensive.”
Kelly continues to embarrass herself and it’s like she’s struggling to tread water to prevent her inevitable drowning.