Megyn Kelly Has Come Under Fire for an Interview With Alex Jones. Here’s What to Know6m agocelebritiesTelevisionConservative radio host Alex Jones leaked audio clips of conversations he said he had with NBC News anchor Megyn Kelly amid a firestorm over their controversial interview that is set to air Sunday.Kelly faced backlash this week for giving Jones a national television platform to share his far-right beliefs beyond his more than 2 million “InfoWars” radio show subscribers.
The conspiracy theorist has previously suggested the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting was a hoax.Jones tweeted Friday that he released the recordings of his conversations with Kelly because she “lied about the nature of this interview.” “I want to set the record straight,” he said.Here’s what to know about the controversy surrounding the interview:
How did the Megyn Kelly-Alex Jones controversy unfold?Kelly interviewed Jones for a segment on NBC airing Sunday night that dives into Jones’ thoughts on “controversies and conspiracies,” she tweeted earlier this week. In an NBC promotional video, Kelly can be seen asking Jones about his theories on Sept. 11 and the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting. Jones said he believes the Sept. 11 terrorist attack was an “inside job” and he questioned facts about the deadly 2012 school shooting…………..MORE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!