Spotlight stealer Megyn Kelly isn’t making friends among her new NBC co-workers.
A behind-the-scenes moles revealed, Kelly, 46, is so disliked at the network that even Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie are going out of their way to ignore the tanking talking head. The devious duo are deliberately leaving Kelly out to get the point across to her that she’s not wanted there.
Since her hiring in September the former Fox News host’s presence has not rested well with other network stars due to her low ratings and “obscene” salary. Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb‘s Today Show has taken a huge hit as a result of Kelly’s ratings disaster, sources reveal Lauer, 59, and Guthrie, 45, “are now doing damage control and protecting themselves.”
The on-set insider warns, “Don’t expect to see Matt and Megyn at lunch anytime soon — She has become so toxic everyone wants to stay away from the bad smell.” Kelly’s ratings are “so bad” she is “having a terrible knock-on effect” for Gifford and Hoda’s fourth hour. Snitches spilled Hoda, 53, and Gifford, 64, are down 8% since Kelly became the lead-in for NBC‘s third hour with Megyn Kelly Today.
“The ladies are furious,” said the informant.
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