Megyn Kelly Tears Into Jane Fonda About Plastic Surgery, 'Hanoi Jane'

Megyn Kelly Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly

Fonda told Variety that she wasn't "upset" by the question Kelly asked but was "stunned" because she thought it was inappropriate. "It was so inappropriate".

Fonda has since explained she had not paid attention to where she was sitting, took responsibility for the photo and expressed her regret and remorse over the resulting image."It was never my intention to cause harm", she wrote on her website in 2011.

"I gave her the chance to empower other women, young and old, on a subject which she purports to know well and she rejected it", she said.

A clips of a previous "TODAY" TV appearance of Fonda discussing her history with plastic surgery then played for the room, and Kelly referenced Fonda's other interviews which covered the topic.

In a "Megyn Kelly Today" segment dedicated wholly to lambasting the Oscar-winning actress, Kelly went on the offensive to combat what she deemed Fonda's "Poor Me routine". Kelly then unearthed the decades-old controversy over Fonda's remarks and actions during her protest of the Vietnam War. In her explanation about why she wasn't prepared to take such advice from Fonda, Kelly labeled Fonda an unpatriotic American whose "name is synonymous with outrage".

"Look at her treatment of our military during the Vietnam War". She posed on an antiaircraft gun used to shoot down our American pilots. She called our POW's hypocrites and liars and referred to their torture as understandable. "For years she has spoken openly about her joy in giving a cultural face to older women", she said.

Screen Actors Guilds: Gary Oldman leads Oscars pack with best actor award
The show was presented by Kristen Bell , making " The Good Place " actor the first female host in the history of the SAG Awards . James Franco , a best actor nominee for The Disaster Artist , did show up but skipped the red carpet and did not win.

Arizona Cardinals to hire Steve Wilks as head coach
Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera's hunch about his defensive coordinator, Steve Wilks , was correct. Wilks would replace longtime head coach Bruce Arians , who retired at the end of the regular season.

Future Nokia flagship could have five camera lenses
The smartphone will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC and offers 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. Five of these holes will include camera lenses, while the remaining two are said to have two LED flashlights.

"By the way, she still says she's not proud of America", Ms. Kelly said. So her plastic surgery, which she had discussed previously, should have been fair game. "And, honestly, she has no business lecturing anyone on what qualifies as offensive". Just got this message from a former Fox News colleague of Megyn's: "Just shows that FNC never made her do anything...this is who she is".

Following the encounter, Fonda criticized the host's question, though Kelly claims she has answered similar queries without hesitation.

Jane Fonda, left, and Megyn Kelly. Also, the rest of America who shouted in unison, WHAT THE FUCK IS EVEN WRONG WITH YOU, MEGYN KELLY!

Kelly went months without responding to Fonda's clear issue with the question, but ultimately chose to react to what she called Fonda's "poor-me routine" because Fonda won't let it go.

When much of the NBC News and Sports divisions fly off to Pyeongchang, South Korea, for the Olympic Games in the coming weeks, Ms. Kelly will remain stateside.

But Kelly on Monday not only defended her interview with Fonda, but questioned the actress' patriotism. But in the typically warmer and chattier environs of "Today", where Hollywood goes to plug its wares, Ms. Kelly's rebuke of a major celebrity stood out and suggested that NBC's 9 a.m. hour had undergone a change.

Related News:

  • Ed Sheeran and Cherry Seaborn are engaged

    Ed Sheeran and Cherry Seaborn are engaged

    Despite their different career paths, the pair came together in 2015 when they bumped into each other in a bar in NY . She has worked in the Wall Street financial district of NY , before finally shifting base to her motherland England.
    Approval of USA  leadership under Trump tumbles globally in poll

    Approval of USA leadership under Trump tumbles globally in poll

    New figures show the image of U.S. leadership under Donald Trump is weaker worldwide than under his two predecessors. The previous low was held by Bill Clinton , whose first-year average was 10 points higher than Trump's, at 49%.
    Apple May Give You The Power To Mute HomePod Mics

    Apple May Give You The Power To Mute HomePod Mics

    Apple planned to release its HomePod smart speaker last December but was unable to deliver the device before the holiday season. A slight twist on Echo's cylindrical look and shorter, squatter device, HomePod has already seen pushback on its release date.
  • Xiaomi Mi 7, Mi 6X Images Leak, Tipping Design and Specifications

    Xiaomi Mi 7, Mi 6X Images Leak, Tipping Design and Specifications

    That being said the Xiaomi Mi A1 in the U.S comes with a glaring downside, it doesn't support LTE (supports 4G though). It was later launched as Mi A1 Android One smartphone outside of China with stock Android instead of in-house MIUI.
    Google doodle: Who is Sergei Eisenstein?

    Google doodle: Who is Sergei Eisenstein?

    Monday would have been the 120th birthday of the auteur Sergei Eisenstein , otherwise known as the father of cinematic montage. The film was commissioned by the Soviet government to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the October Revolution.
    Robert Lewandowski, Thomas Muller team up to dismantle Werder Bremen

    Robert Lewandowski, Thomas Muller team up to dismantle Werder Bremen

    Schalke's new signing Marko Pjaca turned his marker in the box and fired home to put Schalke ahead on 16 minutes. Suele was left red-faced when the ball clipped his shoulder and rolled past Ulreich on 74 minutes.
  • The Kardashian's New Campaign Ad Have Fans Convinced Kylie Jenner Is Pregnant

    The Kardashian's New Campaign Ad Have Fans Convinced Kylie Jenner Is Pregnant

    A source told Entertainment Tonight , " Kylie has been chilling at home for the most part and just living her best life". SINCE IT WAS first rumoured that Kylie Jenner may be pregnant , her public appearances have been few and far between.
    U.S.  needs to pay attention to relationship with Britain, Tillerson says

    U.S. needs to pay attention to relationship with Britain, Tillerson says

    From London, Tillerson will travel to Paris for talks on numerous same subjects with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian. Downing Street has insisted that May's invitation to the president to visit Britain still stands and he would be welcome.
    Teen Arrested After School Shooting in Italy, Texas

    Teen Arrested After School Shooting in Italy, Texas

    In a Twitter update the sheriff's office said that the shooter had been identified and that the "shooter is in custody". Assisting Italy PD and DPS is the Ellis County Sheriff Office, Hill County Sheriff Office, and the Texas Rangers.
  • Kendrick Lamar to perform at Darien Lake June 3

    Kendrick Lamar to perform at Darien Lake June 3

    Seven-time Grammy Award victor Kendrick Lamar is set to perform in Albuquerque on May 15 at Isleta Amphitheater. This year TDE has a new ScHoolboy Q album and the Black Panther soundtrack on the way among other projects.
    Turkey has 'legitimate security interests' in Syria

    Turkey has 'legitimate security interests' in Syria

    The state-run Anadolu Agency said the Turkish-backed fighters had penetrated fivekilometres into Afrin. He played down any negative impact on the Turkish economy.
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg Talks #MeToo Movement, Shares Her Stories: 'It's About Time'

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg Talks #MeToo Movement, Shares Her Stories: 'It's About Time'

    It looks like we're all going to be "Ginsburned" - as Saturday Night Live comedian Kate McKinnon would say -for a while. When Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg began her legal crusade, women were treated differently than men by law.


Most liked

Pennsylvania court throws out congressional boundaries
Republicans controlled the redistricting process in 2010 and drew the map to give them a considerable advantage. A new map would impact the candidates running in the May 18 because those district boundaries could change.

Turkey rules out risk of 'US clash' in Syria operation
While the US sees the YPG as an ally against ISIS, Turkey has dealt with a decadeslong Kurdish insurgency in its southeast region. Turkish troops and Syrian rebels would then establish a "secure zone" along the border, the Turkish prime minister said Sunday.

Razzie Awards Latest News, Photos, and Videos
Boston-native Wahlberg is a Worst Actor nominee for his work in both " Daddy's Home 2 " and 'Transformers: The Last Knight '. Director Alex Kurtzman scored a Worst Director nomination, while the film earned a Worst Screenplay nomination.

Mobile wins five of six awards in latest OpenSignal US network report
For more information about the tests, data, or methodologies, you can check out the report in full at OpenSignal . That's a more substantial 16% improvement from last fall's 14.91Mbps, but still behind T-Mobile's average speed.

Libya and Palestine on EU Foreign Affairs Council agenda
Netanyahu criticized that decision during a Cabinet meeting Sunday while calling Pence a "great and true friend of Israel ". Vice President Mike Pence to "rebuild the trust and confidence" between the United States and the Middle East .

Oscar nominations: Here's behind the scenes with Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka Chopra is achieving new heights in the West and making India proud with every passing day. According to a Forbes report, there are as many 36 films that can compete for the Oscars this year.

Nebraska vs Ohio State basketball
Ohio State is a capable 3-point shooting team at 37.5 percent on the season, but where the Buckeyes make their hay is in the paint and at the rim.

PlayStation Totaku lineup looks amiibo-like but they're really not
Style similarities to previous toy ranges, such as Nintendo amiibo and Disney Infinity, are readily apparent. The Totaku Collection is being produced by ThinkGeek , a merchandising company owned by Gamestop .

Alshon Scores Twice In NFC Championship
This was a major adjustment for the Vikings, as their defense's success meant that they were rarely forced to play from behind. The end-zone pass to Anthony Carter in '87 that didn't have a chance because Darrin Nelson thought it was for him.

From goals to polls — George Weah
Weah rode to a landslide run-off victory last month on the back of heavy support from the youth and the poor. Dignitaries and heads of state from several African countries attended the swearing in ceremony on Monday.

IMF raises outlook for Canadian economy to 2.3%
In the IMF's previous forecast, it saw the US economy expanding by 2.3 percent in 2018 and 1.9 percent in 2019. The US economy is projected to grow 2.7% this year versus 2.3% seen in a WEO update in October.

Black Amber angry with Trump over 'shithole' comment
The White House defending the President argued that the move was to protect the country from increasing threats of terrorism. Prager's latest book, "The Ten Commandments: Still the Best Moral Code", was published by Regnery.

Giants Could Close Deal With Shurmur Tuesday
An official announcement that Shurmur will coach the Giants appears inevitable and will likely happen later this week. Others are skeptical of Shurmur as New York's next head coach. "I'm not surprised", Shurmur said.

Improved LG V30 With Advanced AI Tech May Launch At MWC 2018
LG has unveiled the G series premium smartphone at the MWC since 2016 but chose to delay the latest G7 to improve its performance. Phones like the LG G6 didn't bolster the company's bottom line, and there are signs that a change in strategy is underway.

SA business plans to boycott Trump's Davos speech
Schwab said he wasn't anxious that weather would prevent attendees from coming to the event, which officially starts on Tuesday. The key message that Mr Modi wants to deliver in Davos is that India is ripe for and open to more global investment.