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Megyn Kelly Today, Today: Oscar the Grouch Prevents Megyn From Breaking Into His Trash Can

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Welcome to Megyn Kelly Today, Today, a 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 navy/white-striped dress.
  • Megyn Kelly began the show discussing Harvey Weinstein’s potential arrest.
  • Megyn Kelly welcomed Jonathan Dienst to discuss the Weinstein story a little further.
  • Megyn Kelly welcomed Aaron Filler back to the show (via satellite) to discuss his client, Paz De La Huerta’s case.
  • Aaron Filler theorized that a “Weinstein operative” tried to gain access to Paz De La Huerta’s therapy records to “see what she’s alleging, what she said at the time, and how it might affect his criminal charges in New York.”
  • Megyn Kelly said, “That’s unbelievable.”
  • Megyn Kelly cut to commercial.
  • Megyn Welcomed a cartoonist named David Horsey via satellite, who came on to apologize for “body shaming” Sarah Huckabee Sanders in a political cartoon.
  • Megyn Kelly confronted David Horsey about his political cartoons of Sarah Huckabee Sanders and women anchors on Fox News.
  • The audience applauded.
  • David Horsey said, “This is totally a self-inflicted wound.”
  • Megyn Kelly said, “What is your message?”
  • David Horsey said, “When you goof up like this, you’ve gotta face up to it...Real men apologize.”
  • Megyn Kelly said, “I applaud you for coming on.”
  • Bobby Finger wondered why this man’s apology tour included a stop on Megyn Kelly Today.
  • Megyn Kelly cut to commercial.
  • Megyn Kelly returned with another Salute to Service segment.
  • Megyn Kelly rolled tape of a veteran named Major Jas Boothe who was diagnosed with cancer after returning home to New Orleans from Iraq, then found herself homeless as a single mother.
  • Megyn Kelly welcomed Major Jaz Boothe to the stage.
  • Major Jas Booth shared the story about how she got back on her feet, then started an organization called “The Final Salute,” which helps combat homelessness among veterans.
  • Megyn Kelly thanked Major Jas Boothe for coming, then cut to commercial.
  • Megyn Kelly returned from commercial and revealed that she was invited to visit a very “famous and furry neighborhood.”
  • Megyn Kelly rolled tape of her visiting Sesame Street.
  • Megyn Kelly was taken to Elmo’s house, 123 Sesame Street.
  • Megyn Kelly met Elmo and Abby and Zoe.
  • Elmo said it is “important to be kind and to treat people the way you would like to be treated.”
  • Megyn Kelly asked Abby how she spreads kindness.
  • Abby said she “likes to smile at people.”
  • Megyn Kelly said, “May I see more of your neighborhood?”
  • Abby, Elmo, and Zoe said, “Sure!!!”
  • Megyn Kelly tried to break into Oscar the Grouch’s trash can, but he promptly shut on her hands.
  • Megyn Kelly said, “Oscar doesn’t wanna be bothered right now! Copy and roger!”
  • Megyn Kelly was introduced to Telly.
  • Megyn Kelly said, “Telly, I’m Megyn Kelly!”
  • Telly said, “Telly! Megyn Kelly! Hey, that rhymes!”
  • Megyn Kelly was introduced to Count.
  • Megyn Kelly said, “Hi count, hi.”
  • Count said, “Greetings, how are you.”
  • Megyn Kelly said, “So nice to meet you.”
  • Count said, “Wonderful to meet you as well.”
  • Megyn Kelly asked if she could hug Telly and Count.
  • Megyn Kelly hugged Telly and Count.
  • Megyn Kelly said, “And you’re in luck, because I convinced them to come back to the studio with me! Right after this break!”
  • Megyn Kelly revealed several Sesame Street residents, including Big Bird, had suddenly appeared on her stage.
  • Megyn Kelly cut to commercial.
  • Megyn Kelly said, “Please welcome Big Bird, Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Cookie Monster, Burt and Ernie, Rosita, and Rosemarie Truglio, the SVP of content and curriculum [for Sesame Street].”
  • Megyn Kelly said, “Cookie Monster, I know that you now have a food truck.”
  • Cookie Monster said, “Yeah. Me have food truck.”
  • Megyn Kelly said, “We know you love cookies.”
  • Cookie Monster said, “Me do.”
  • Bobby Finger said, “Jesus tapdancing Christ.”
  • Megyn Kelly asked Big Bird what he’s learned by exploring the world.
  • Big Bird said, “We’ve learned that everybody’s different, you know. We all have different cultures, and we all have differences, but we’re all kinda the same.”
  • Elmo said, “It’s very important to be kind to people.”
  • Rosita said Elmo is “very kind and thoughtful” to her.
  • Abby said we should be kind to “the planet and to animals.”
  • A woman made this face while watching Megyn Kelly talk to the Muppets.
  • Bobby Finger said, “Let’s zoom in.”
  • Megyn thanked the Muppets and cut to commercial.
  • Megyn Kelly returned and spoke to Kathie Lee and Hoda.
  • Megyn Kelly told the audience to get tickets at
  • Megyn Kelly said Alec Baldwin would be on tomorrow’s show.
  • Bobby Finger said, “Yikes!”
  • Megyn Kelly Today ended.

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