There has been a virtual avalanche of responses to Fox News Channel host Megyn Kelly and her assertion on Wednesday that Santa Claus and Jesus Christ are “white.” However, one person who has not addressed the response is Kelly herself, who was notably absent from her FNC show “The Kelly File” on Thursday night.
Fox News tells Yahoo News that Kelly has been under the weather and that her absence was not connected to Wednesday’s broadcast. They noted that she was already the weather with an audibly hoarse voice during her appearance this week on "The Tonight Show." Kelly herself told Leno during the broadcast, "I have a really bad cold." However, Fox told Yahoo that Kelky will return to show tonight and address the controversy during the broadcast.
Fox News has had its share of controversial moments this year. Most recently, host Anna Kooiman was heavily criticized after she reported a hoax story claiming that President Obama had given money to a Muslim museum during the governmentRead More »from Megyn Kelly absent from show after ‘white’ Santa and Jesus comments. Fox says she will address controversy on Friday