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From Campaign U.S.: There could be some choppy waters ahead for Fox News. And, for Megyn Kelly, there is no guarantee she will be a success in her new gig at NBC. Just think of Katie Couric, who left NBC’s “Today” at the height of her popularity in 2006. This week, 10 years later, she is back as a guest co-host on the morning franchise, filling in for Savannah Guthrie during her maternity leave. How about a nice piece of humble pie, Katie?
News of Kelly’s departure is certainly no surprise. Her contract was ending. She was instrumental in the departure of former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes. And her tumultuous relationship with president-elect Donald J. Trump made her one of the hottest tickets in town. Everyone wants a piece of her, so why not strike when the iron is hot? Clearly the time was right for Kelly to make the move.
For Fox News, the departure of Kelly could not have come at a worse time. For more, click here