Megyn Kelly appeared for the first time on NBC since leaving Fox News. Appearing on the ‘Today’ show from St. Petersburg she was welcomed by hosts Savannah Guthrie, Matt Lauer and Hoda Kotb. She is hyping her upcoming interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin. But it’s what she failed to do that has left her embarrassed.
After being greeted by the Today hosts, she returned the greeting, bot forgot one thing:
“Kelly got a warm welcome from ‘Today’ anchors Savannah Guthrie, Matt Lauer and Hoda Kotb back in New York, and returned their greeting with some cheerful thanks, telling Lauer and Guthrie how happy she was to be part of the team.
“She neglected however to mention Kotb, who appeared shocked for a second and then jokingly put up her hands in disbelief.”
‘NBC’s Megyn Kelly is in St. Petersburg where she will speak with Mr. Putin,’ said Lauer as he introduced Kelly for the very first time on the program.
‘We should note, this is her first appearance as an NBC news anchor. So we say good morning and welcome. Great to have you hear, Megyn!’
Kelly then responded: ‘Hey, guys. It’s great to be with you, Matt and Savannah.’
Kotb threw her hands up in a ‘what the heck’ gesture: