Megyn Kelly Today, Today: She Knows

Image via NBC.
Image via NBC.

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 pink blouse and zebra print (?) skirt.
  • Megyn Kelly began by saying, “Hello! And hello to all of you! O.J. Simpson could be released from prison this weekend, and today O.J. prosecutor Chris Darden and Fred and Kim Goldman will be live right here in the studio.”
  • Megyn Kelly shared the news of Julia Louis-Dreyfus’s breast cancer.
  • Megyn Kelly said, “It just reminds you what life is, right? These great joys, and these troubles, and that’s, that’s what this thing is. It’s rich in all of it.”
  • Megyn Kelly mentioned that today is National Coffee Day and said, “It’s about that time of day when I start wanting a second cup of coffee.”
  • Megyn Kelly actually performed a helpful public service by sharing that most of today’s “free coffee” deals are buy one, get one.
  • Megyn Kelly explained what qualities “we should be looking for” in a spouse.
  • Megyn Kelly revealed that her husband DOUG is back in the audience!!!
Does Doug have a job?!?!??!!
Does Doug have a job?!?!??!!
  • Megyn Kelly said, “You feel better after you have an argument.”
  • Megyn Kelly said, “As my pal Dr. Phil said, ‘How can you win if the person you love is losing?’”
  • The audience went, “Awwwwww.”
  • Megyn Kelly brought out that English NBC correspondent to discuss Meghan Markle and Prince Harry.
  • Megyn Kelly said, “You can tell they love each other.”
  • Megyn Kelly said, “Up next, O.J. Simpson could be released from prison in days...”
  • Megyn Kelly recapped the entire O.J. Simpson story.
  • Megyn Kelly welcomed Christopher Darden to the stage. They sat in their two-armchair setup.
  • Of O.J.’s potential release, Megyn Kelly asked, “Do you think people need to be concerned for their safety?”
  • Christopher Darden basically suggested that, yes, they should be!
  • Megyn Kelly welcomed Fred and Kim Goldman to the stage, and the two-armchair setup suddenly became a four-armchair setup.
  • Christopher Darden said, “You don’t lose something like that and just forget about it. It doesn’t just roll off your back.”
  • Bobby Finger noticed Fred Goldman’s sassy socks and thought, “Look at those sassy socks!”
Look at those socks!
Look at those socks!
Look closer!!! Nice!!!
Look closer!!! Nice!!!
  • Megyn Kelly shared footage of an original O.J. juror saying he changed his mind since 1995 and now thinks O.J. “did it.”
  • Kim Goldman revealed that she wrote O.J. a letter in prison because “it was important for me to shrink him in size because he has taken up so much space in my head and in my life.”
  • Megyn Kelly asked, “Did he respond?”
  • Kim Goldman said, “No, well that’s not true. [His lawyer] and I had some conversations back and forth.”
  • Bobby Finger thought, “Kim Goldman is amazing.”
  • When told O.J. Simpson would visit Nicole’s grave the moment he gets released, Fred Goldman said, “I don’t believe that for one second.”
  • Fred Goldman said, “I found the whole parole hearing disturbing.”
  • Megyn Kelly revealed that Christopher Darden hasn’t watched The People Vs. O.J. Simpson, and asked, “Sterling K. Brown portrayed was amazing and he did a beautiful job creating this character that everyone says is you—that is this empathetic character. Why don’t you wanna see that?”
  • Christopher Darden said, “Well, you know, I created the character. Let me just say that.”
  • Megyn Kelly laughed and said, “Right! Good point!”
  • The audience applauded.
  • Christopher Darden said, “There’s really no point. I didn’t have any input in it—I wish I had...I don’t need to relive even the small moments they got right...So much of what I hear about it is wrong, but cute.”
  • Megyn Kelly wished them the best and said, “Coming up, on a lighter note, they almost never sit for joint interviews, but here they are: the women of Saturday Night Live.”
  • Megyn Kelly introduced a pre-taped interview with “five of the six” women from the SNL cast.
  • Bobby Finger realized his assumption that one of the regular cast members would ditch was completely wrong. “Five out of six” was only because the new featured cast member, Heidi Gardner, was not there.
  • Kate McKinnon said her Emmys are “shared with all of these women, all of my sisters...”
  • Cecily Strong said playing Melania Trump “is a lot of makeup,” adding, “I feel like I have to go into full drag to play that much of a woman.”
  • Megyn Kelly teased the next segment by saying, “Up next, put on your best pokerface because a former CIA officer is here to see if you are a truth-teller, and to teach you how to spot the liars in your life. Beware audience! Beware!”
  • Megyn Kelly welcomed a former “CIA interrogator” named Phil Houston to the set with two stools and no table.
  • Megyn Kelly said they would be playing a game during which Phil interrogates two audience members—one of whom “stole” a $100 gift card.
  • Bobby Finger thought, “I honestly don’t understand what’s happening here. Am I an idiot?”
  • The lying audience member pulled the $100 gift card out of her bra and gave it to the other one, then Megyn Kelly revealed they’d both be receiving $100 gift cards.
  • Megyn Kelly came back after the commercial break and revealed she was now wearing high-waisted pants—for a segment about fashion!
  • This fashion expert named Melissa Garcia said, “What the truth is is that high-waisted pants work for everybody.”
Not bad imo!
Not bad imo!
  • Megyn Kelly kept saying, “It’s the Spanx!!!”
  • Megyn Kelly caught up with Hoda Kotb and Scott Wolff because Kathie Lee Gifford...has the day off?
  • Hoda Kotb congratulated Megyn for her first week, held up a wine glass, and said, “Megyn! It’s Friday baby!”
  • Megyn Kelly said, well, watch the Clip of the Day:

Clip of the Day: “The Media Response”

Staff Writer, Jezebel | Man



I look like someone’s short, fat, frumpy mother in highwaisted things. Especially jeans and the butt flattening high-wasted but-cheek showing shorts of doom.