Most of us aren’t fans of Megyn Kelly after what she pulled on Trump in the first presidential debate & after, but liberal hypocrisy has to be called out.
Kelly left Fox News to go to NBC, and now she’s out of a job there after she said it’s OK for white people to do blackface under certain circumstances.
Well, some white, liberal celebs have actually put on blackface. And guess what happened to them?
Megyn Kelly lost her job at NBC within 48 hours of saying it was considered okay when she was a child for white people to put on “blackface” as long as they “were dressing up as a character.” Three popular anti-Trump comedians did much more than simply talk about it — and they are all still employed.
Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Sarah Silverman actually dressed in “blackface” themselves at some point during their career.
Kimmel, while the host of Comedy Central’s “The Man Show,” dressed up more than once in blackface makeup, a bald cap and a body suit to portray former Utah Jazz basketball star Karl Malone as an inarticulate, dim-witted person who had difficulty pronouncing words correctly.
While Jimmy Fallon was hosting the Golden Globes in 2017, his Chris Rock impression reminded the producers of the one he did while at Saturday Night Live in 2000 – in blackface.
In 2007, comedian Sarah Silverman donned “the most racist blackface” in a comedy sketch on “The Sarah Silverman Program,” a move she later said she regrets.
Kelly was fired for the following statement made Tuesday:
“What is racist?” said Kelly. “You do get in trouble if you are a white person who puts on blackface for Halloween or a black person who puts on whiteface for Halloween. Like back when I was a kid it was okay if you were dressing up as a character.””
Here’s a little more about Kelly’s time at NBC via Fox:
“Megyn Kelly’s disastrous tenure at NBC News is coming to an end as her low-rated “Megyn Kelly Today” was canceled Friday following the backlash she received for questioning if “blackface” is racist.
Kelly’s tenure at NBC News was rocky from the start, beginning with a short-lived Sunday night newsmagazine program that was rolled-out with a widely panned interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Lack’s news division was then criticized for the way the network promoted her next interview — with controversial “Info Wars” host Alex Jones, who infamously called the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting a hoax.
Things didn’t exactly improve once Kelly’s hour of NBC’s flagship “Today” show kicked off in the fall of 2017. “Today” loyalists were furious that fan favorite Tamron Hall was shown the door to make room for Kelly. Then “Megyn Kelly Today” made early headlines when the high-paid host asked Hollywood icon Jane Fonda about her plastic surgery – which resulted in a public feud.
Kelly also came under fire for declaring that some women want to be fat shamed and asked a guest if he “became gay” because of the sitcom “Will & Grace.” Kelly’s first season averaged nearly 2.4 million viewers, 375,000 fewer than the “Today” show 9 a.m. hour had before she arrived.
Kelly’s recent comments about blackface were the last straw for the troubled “Megyn Kelly Today,” which was canceled by NBC News on Friday.”