Megyn Kelly & NBC Nearing Multi-Million Dollar Contract Settlement
Megyn Kelly and NBC News are reportedly close to finalizing her exit deal from the network.
The embattled anchor was in the midst of her three-year contract when she was fired after defending blackface on Halloween during a segment on her morning show. She will reportedly be paid out $30 million, according to Page Six.
The current negotiations, which are on hold because of the holiday, concern the specifics of her non-compete clause and non-disclosure agreements, something NBC is pushing for.
“Everyone wants this to be over — both Megyn and NBC — and Comcast has the money to pay off Megyn,” a source told Page Six. “We thought this would be a done deal a few weeks ago.”
Kelly signed a $69 million deal in 2017 when she joined the Peacock Network after leaving Fox News.
Since Kelly’s departure, the 9am slot has been taken over by a rotating group of NBC anchors including Al Roker, Sheinelle Jones, Natalie Morales, and Craig Melvin.
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