Megyn Kelly obtained the information of Don Lemon’s firing from CNN in actual time throughout her April 24 podcast, “The Megyn Kelly Present.” Kelly acknowledged Lemon’s response on Twitter and said, “He isn’t mistaken. I imply, everyone is aware of I am not precisely Don Lemon’s fan, however he isn’t mistaken. If that is true, that he was simply informed by his agent he was fired, they usually did not have the balls to inform him man-to-man, that is simply classless. He is bought a proper to complain about that.” The previous Fox Information anchor was knowledgeable that Lemon was on air that very same morning, to which she replied, “Oh my God. In order that’s a you are escorted out of the constructing form of state of affairs” and questioned if there had been a “remaining straw.”
Kelly was in the identical boat as Lemon when she bought fired from NBC in 2019 after making feedback about utilizing blackface as a method for a Halloween costume, per CNN. Nonetheless, her termination wasn’t as abrupt as Lemons and she or he bought to stroll away with roughly $30 million left in her contract. Lemon additionally has remaining years in his contract with CNN and it seems to be as if he is lawyering up. The New York Occasions reported that the information anchor has employed an leisure lawyer, so Lemon might find yourself with a big sum of cash to ease the sting of his firing.