Megyn Kelly, who has had her share of missteps on her NBC morning show, found herself in the middle of another firestorm — this time over comments she made Tuesday about blackface. She soon found herself apologizing on the air.
Kelly’s original comments, which included noting that when she was a kid blackface was “OK as long as you were dressing like a character,” drew plenty of backlash, with some observers noting that it wasn’t the first time Kelly had committed an apparent faux pas on race-related issues.
After first apologizing by email to her staff, Kelly opened today’s installment of “Megyn Kelly Today” with a public apology, which you can see below …
Below is a segment from Tuesday’s “NBC Nightly News” that includes some of Kelly’s original comments from Tuesday morning, along with a glance at past moments when Kelly waded in on race.