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Megyn Kelly Today, Today: Morgan Freeman Dropped By For Some Reason

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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 walked onstage in a gray blouse and pink skirt.
  • Megyn Kelly said Morgan Freeman would be a guest today.
  • Megyn Kelly once again explained the first segment of the show immediately before beginning the first segment of her show.
  • Megyn Kelly asked the audience if they knew who Harvey Weinstein is.
  • Most of the audience mumbled, “Yes.”
  • Megyn Kelly said her staff was “buzzing” about the Weinstein story.
  • Megyn Kelly spoke about the “power imbalance” between men and women in the workplace.
  • Megyn Kelly said, “Every woman I know has been there.”
  • Megyn Kelly plugged her book Settle For More before saying, “‘No’ is an available option for you.”
  • An audience member asked how we can “educate men.”
  • Megyn Kelly explained that men in power should not “hit on” their subordinates, adding, “Men perceive laughter as a yes.”
  • Megyn Kelly once again brought up the Cam Newton “females” drama.
  • In an apology video, Cam Newton said, “Don’t be like me. Be better than me.”
  • Megyn Kelly said that was a “good line.”
  • Megyn Kelly is discussing a viral tweet about movies that made them cry.
  • Megyn Kelly said Bridges of Madison County made her “cry like a schoolgirl.” Same goes to My Dog Skip and Terms of Endearment.
  • Megyn Kelly revealed she has not heard of About Time, which I took as a personal attack.
  • Megyn Kelly told the story of Mandy Harvey, who performed on America’s Got Talent despite the fact that she lost her hearing as a girl.
  • Mandy Harvey came to the Megyn Kelly Today to sing her song “Try.”
  • Megyn Kelly asked Mandy Harvey how her life changed “since America’s Got Talent.”
  • Megyn Kelly asked “how can you know the notes to sing” without hearing.
  • Mandy Harvey said it’s “a lot of work” and explained visual tuners.
  • Megyn Kelly introduced Morgan Freeman by saying, “I am about to introduce this next guest, but it would certainly sound better in his voice. Please welcome Morgan Freeman!”
  • Morgan Freeman responded to the applause by saying, “Nice reception, thank you.”
  • Morgan Freeman began discussing his new Nat Geo documentary series The Story of Us by saying, “We’re all human, that means we have the same kinds of...vulnerabilities.”
  • “It’s just the most amazing thing to talk to people about their sense of freedom.”
  • Megyn Kelly asked Morgan Freeman to name “the most adventurous series” he’s ever done.
  • Morgan Freeman said, “Maybe this,” meaning the Nat Geo documentary series he’s currently promoting.
  • Bobby Finger thought, “That was so boring!”
  • Megyn Kelly began a segment on a girl named Eden who recovered from brain injuries sustained after nearly drowning by oxygen chamber treatments.
  • Eden’s mother said she is the “first person in medical history” who has “regrown brain tissue.”
  • Megyn Kelly said, “It’s a miracle.”
  • The audience applauded.
  • Eden began crying, so her dad took her offstage.
  • After discussing the procedures lack of FDA approval for these kinds of injuries, and the fact that it will now be studied more heavily, Megyn Kelly ended the segment by saying, “Whatever it was, it was a miracle.”
  • Megyn Kelly revealed all the Girl Scouts to her audience, then invited Rachel Platten (“a champion of Girl Scouts everywhere”) to the stage.
  • Rachel Platten said she loves Girl Scouts, adding, “I love that they encourage girls to speak up and be brave and use their voices and be kind to one another and not back down.”
  • Rachel Platten discussed the importance of journaling.
  • Rachel Platten said, “My only job is to write from my heart.”
  • Megyn Kelly returned from the commercial break and chatted with Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager.
  • “Were you ladies girl scouts?”
  • Hoda said, “Yes!”
  • Jenna said, “I wasn’t!”
  • Hoda said, “What?”
  • The episode ended.

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