“But what is racist?” she asked an all-white panel. “Because truly, you do get in trouble if you are a white person who puts on blackface at Halloween or a black person who puts on whiteface for Halloween. Back when I was a kid, that was okay as long as you were dressing up as like a character.”
Kelly later apologized to colleagues via email, and on air, saying, "I want to begin with two words: I'm sorry... The country feels so divided and I have no wish to add to that pain and offense. I believe this is a time for more understanding, more love, more sensitivity and honor... Thank you for listening, and for helping me listen, too."
Thursday and Friday's episodes of “Megyn Kelly Today” were pre-taped.