Megyn Kelly Invokes ‘Fox News’s Problems on This Front’ While Talking Weinstein on MSNBC

Megyn Kelly appeared with Andrea Mitchell on MSNBC this afternoon to discuss the allegations against Harvey Weinstein, and as she talked about harassment in the workplace, she invoked her former employer.

Kelly told Mitchell, “One of my main takeaways from 2016, everything that happened in that campaign, was that we as women have a long way to go.”

Mitchell brought up jokes from a few years ago by both Seth MacFarlane and 30 Rock hinting at gross behavior from Weinstein.

Kelly said it’s clear that “everyone was afraid” to speak out directly against Weinstein for years, but both her and Mitchell agreed that this problem isn’t just limited to Hollywood.

And then Kelly invoked her former network:

“Obviously I’m new over here in the NBC family and I come from Fox News and Fox News’ problems on this front have been well-documented and well-publicized, but it isn’t just Fox, either. I hope our own industry looks at itself and does a cleaning of house and gets honest about anybody in their companies who they’ve had to pay out repeated settlements for, because at this point if that gets unearthed, if there is such an executive at these other companies, it’s on you. You’re on notice to go clean up your house, figure out who you’ve got there.”

Fox News’ coverage of the Weinstein allegations has been particularly noteworthy given the intense scrutiny the network faced over allegations against Roger Ailes and Bill O’Reilly.

But it’s also worth noting that mentioning Fox News issues so often on MSNBC is a bit rich given that NBC spiked two major sexual harassment stories in one year: Weinstein’s story and the Trump Access Hollywood tape.

Watch above, via MSNBC.

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