What defense is Megyn Kelly’s legal team brewing for her blackface comments?

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Megyn Kelly’s legal team is reportedly prepping a defense calling NBC News hypocritical over her blackface comments, reports ABC News.

  • Kelly’s comments about “blackface” in Halloween costumes on the Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018 edition of “Megyn Kelly Today” sparked almost instant controversy.
  • ABC is reporting that Kelly’s legal team will call out NBC for having a double standard because the example her comments centered around aired on an NBC owned network.
  • Kelly was referencing an incident earlier this year when “Real Housewives of New York” starĀ Luann de Lesseps dressed as singer Diana Ross, complete with “blackface” makeup.
  • All of the “Real Housewives” franchises air on Bravo, which is operated and owned by NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, which is, in turn is owned by NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast and also the parent company of NBC and NBC News.
  • Kelly apologized for her comments on a live show Wednesday,
  • Following the controversy, NBC opted to run repeats of her show Thursday and Friday.