Megyn Kelly Loses Advertisers, Hosting Job Amid Alex Jones Interview Backlash

Jun. 13 2017, Published 8:04 p.m. ET

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Megyn Kelly and NBC faced a storm of backlash on social media after the first preview of the anchor’s interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones aired.

 Jones, a conservative radio host, is widely known for believing tragedies like 9/11 and the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting are hoaxes.

 A mother, who lost her child in the shooting, along with the likes of Chelsea Clinton, called for a boycott of the episode on Twitter.

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