After several says of hype and criticism, it finally happened last night.
Megyn Kelly finally interviewed Alex Jones.
The sit-down had been roundly lambasted across social media because Kelly was giving a nationwide platform to a truly evil man.
Jones is a radio host who has perpetrated such conspiracy theories as 9/11 being an inside job and, most famously, doubting the legitimacy of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting.
He has actually argued, frequently, that the 2012 mass murder in Newtown, Connecticut – in which 20 children were killed – did NOT happen.
In response to Kelly’s scheduled Q&A, a mother who tragically lost her child in this attack Tweeted at Kelly earlier in the week.
“Hey @megynkelly , let me know if you want to give his victims equal air time. Promoting this fool is bad news. Do not encourage his abuse,” wrote Nelba Márquez-Greene.
She later added a few more thoughts:
With advertisers pulling out and pressure mounting, Kelly did end up taking this advice in the end.
Along with her Jones discussion, the program also aired the reaction of Neil Heslin, whose 6-year-old son Jesse died in the Sandy Hook shooting.
This interview had not been planned until Kelly and NBC read all the negative feedback to …read more
Source:: The Hollywood Gossip
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