Late last year, Megyn Kelly’s show finally seemed to find its groove with audiences once the #MeToo movement gathered steam. Following the case of Harvey Weinstein’s alleged decadeslong pattern of sexual abuse—and the numerous allegations against other powerful men in other C-suites in other industries—Kelly’s show…
Welcome to 2018, where bad men will no longer helm morning shows at major news networks, but where the women of color chosen to replace them will still be paid a fraction of their predecessors’ salaries.
The Today show is a-searching for someone to take up the space that longtime host Matt Lauer was rightly booted off of after being accused of sexual misconduct, and it looks as if MSNBC Live anchor Craig Melvin is in the running.
And, now, for one of the most predictable parts of this horrid news cycle, the part in which the serial harasser makes the heartfelt apology. This time, it’s Matt Lauer’s turn.
By now you’ve heard that Matt Lauer was summarily drop-kicked from the Today show Wednesday morning after NBC executives learned of his “inappropriate sexual behavior.” As it turns out, completely coincidentally, multiple outlets had been working on stories about Lauer’s long-term harassment of women at NBC.
Matt Lauer, longtime host of the Today show on NBC, has been fired after a colleague came forward to NBC executives Monday night with a detailed complaint about sexual misconduct on the part of the leading morning-news anchor.
NBC decided to cast aside God’s treasure, Tamron Hall, to invest in noted deplorable Megyn Kelly, and now NBC executives are in a reported panic as Kelly seems to appeal only to old white people. And the real question here is: What did NBC expect?
On Wednesday, Weinstein Television announced that it is co-creating a show with Tamron Hall, former Today-show host and MSNBC anchor. Hall announced her departure from MSNBC and the Today show in February, after her contract ended at the end of the month.
During his presidency, George W. Bush was destroyed by the media and Saturday Night Live on a consistent basis; but while we can all agree that Dubya wasn’t the brightest light bulb to ever light-bulb, he took his ribbing gracefully.