Megyn Kelly Responds to Bill O’Reilly: ‘I Think Roger Ailes Made the Company Look Bad’

By Chris Ariens 

Roger Ailes is famous, and infamous, for many things. One was the loyalty he sought from his team.

That loyalty to the new Fox News, the one without Ailes in the lead, is being tested this week as Megyn Kelly publicizes her new memoir, Settle for More.

On CBS This Morning Tuesday, Bill O’Reilly was on to talk about a new children’s book he has coming out, when he was asked about Kelly’s book. He said he wasn’t “interested in making my network look bad.” On his show last night he said he “was not amused” by the questioning on CBS. In his tip of the day, he added, “If somebody is paying you a wage, you owe that person or company allegiance. If you don’t like what’s happening in the workplace, go to human resources or leave.”

Then, on CBS this morning, Kelly was asked about O’Reilly’s comments that she is making the company look bad: “I believe that Roger Ailes made the company look bad,” Kelly said, adding that she did go to a person in power to explain what had happened.

Kelly also talked about her year-long battle with Donald Trump.

“What Donald Trump did to me has real implications,” Kelly said about Trump’s campaign rhetoric toward her. “I have a powerful microphone and a powerful platform at Fox News. And I had a company that had my back. However, not every journalist has that,” she said.

Gayle King got in one last question: “And you plan to leave Fox News when?” “Oh Gayle, stop!” Kelly said.

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