Megyn Kelly Today, Today: 'Five Out of Six Are Gonna Be Here'

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Welcome to Megyn Kelly Today, Today, a new daily column in which we will share the most memorable things that happened on Megyn Kelly Today every morning until we are no longer able to watch Megyn Kelly Today without feeling like there will be no tomorrow.

  • Megyn Kelly came onstage wearing all black!
  • Megyn Kelly teased “more” of her “exclusive conversation” with Lyle Menendez.
  • Megyn Kelly said the first thing you need to know today is about Law & Order: True Crime.
  • Megyn Kelly claimed she can sometimes be seen “loading up on Ben & Jerry’s” at the grocery store.
  • Megyn Kelly complimented Elon Musk’s mother.
  • Megyn Kelly said you should NOT put lemons in your water because they’re covered in germs!!!!!!!!
  • Megyn Kelly mentioned Prince Harry and someone in the audience hooted.
  • Megyn Kelly told a heartwarming story about a vet playing “God Bless America” on a harmonica in an airport.
  • Megyn Kelly took questions from the audience. A woman asked, “Now that Saudi Arabia has granted women the right to drive, what’s do you think’s next for them?”
  • Megyn Kelly answered, “Could we be so bold as to hope for equal rights there?”
  • Megyn Kelly’s audience applauded.
  • Megyn Kelly asked her audience to raise their hands if they think women have achieved equality in the United States.
  • Not many people raised their hands.
  • A woman named Lynn asked Megyn Kelly what she thinks could be done “to bring the country together again.”
  • Megyn Kelly said we should use a “generous lens” as opposed to whatever lens brings “negativity and awfulness.”
  • Megyn Kelly appears to have forgotten where she became famous!
  • Megyn Kelly teased the next segment by saying, “Up next, wait until you meet this dog.”
  • Megyn Kelly did a segment on “crime-fighting canines,” dogs that find hidden electronic devices.
  • Megyn Kelly introduced a Labrador named Selma who “pioneered this type of [electronic devices] search.” The Labrador brought along a few police officers.
  • Megyn Kelly pet Selma on the belly.
  • Selma loved it.
  • That NBC News guy who hosts that one show put Selma to the test by hiding electronics in the studio audience and telling her to find them.
  • Selma impressed both Megyn Kelly and myself by finding every device hidden in the audience.
  • Megyn Kelly teased the next segment by saying, “Up next, a woman goes from vibrant Harvard student to bedridden almost overnight...”
  • Megyn Kelly introduced a woman named Jennifer Brea (and her husband Omar) who made a documentary about her Chronic Fatigue Syndrome diagnosis called Unrest.
  • Jennifer sat cross-legged on Megyn Kelly’s couch—a first for the show—and explained that this is “more comfortable” for her.
  • Jennifer shared her story.
  • Megyn Kelly promoted Unrest.
  • Megyn Kelly said, “Up next after the break, Lyle Menendez, and more of my candid conversation with him.”
  • Megyn Kelly called Lyle Menendez again.
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  • Megyn Kelly asked Lyle Menendez, “Why kill your mother too?”
  • Lyle Menendez corrected Megyn Kelly. “You said this was cold-blooded killing,” he said. “This was not cold-blooded killing.”
  • Megyn Kelly teased a “surprise.”
  • Megyn Kelly welcomed World Cup winner Carli Lloyd to her table interview setup to talk about “women in sports.”
  • Megyn Kelly asked Carli to kick a ball. “Is there anything I can learn in a minute?”
  • Megyn Kelly and Carli Lloyd kicked balls around for approximately 20 seconds.
  • Megyn Kelly said, “Don’t go away!” and hit a soccer ball toward the camera with her head.
  • Megyn Kelly checked in with Kathie Lee and Hoda, who said they were about to interview Jennifer Hudson.
  • Bobby Finger suddenly realized Megyn Kelly didn’t have any big (non-sports) celebrities on her show today.
  • Bobby Finger found that interesting.
  • Megyn Kelly said, “Tomorrow we will have the ladies of SNL right here in studio...All five are gonna be—or, five out of six are gonna be here.”
  • Bobby Finger began wondering which of the six said no.

Clip of the Day: Five Out of Six!!!

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It’s been a long time since I’ve watched daytime it typical to have hosts don a turtleneck and casually dial up murderers or are these Kelly Today segments exceptionally bizarro?