Rachel Maddow weighs in on Megyn Kelly's move to NBC


Rachel Maddow is feeling rather lonely. The MSNBC host is one of the last remaining women in primetime news after the announcement that Megyn Kelly would be leaving Fox News for NBC.

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"I didn't know it was gonna happen, but MSNBC and NBC are different worlds so it'll be interesting to see what Fox does at 9," Maddow said when asked about Kelly's move during her appearance on Watch What Happens Live!

Maddow noted that she is a bit of a rarity these days, since Kelly's departure.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin (2nd R) and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L) talk to journalist Megyn Kelly (R) on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) at the Constantine (Konstantinovsky) Palace, Russia, June 1, 2017. Sputnik/Alexei Druzhinin/Kremlin via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
ST PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - JUNE 2, 2017: NBC News anchor Megyn Kelly moderates the plenary session of the 2017 St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF 2017) held at the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre. Mikhail Metzel/TASS Host Photo Agency (Photo by Mikhail Metzel\TASS via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 15: Megyn Kelly attends the 2017 NBCUniversal Upfront at Radio City Music Hall on May 15, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01: Megyn Kelly attends 'Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between' Costume Institute Gala - Arrivals at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Rabbani and Solimene Photography/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 25: Megyn Kelly attends the 2017 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 25, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
Fox News host Megyn Kelly greets the crowd before interviewing Republican presidential candidate Texas Sen. Ted Cruz on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, at Calvary Baptist Church in Raleigh, N.C. (Travis Long/Raleigh News & Observer/TNS via Getty Images)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE -- Pictured: Megyn Kelly -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 24: Megyn Kelly (C), Darth Vader and Stormtroopers from the 501st Legion attend New York Philharmonic's Spring Gala, A John Williams Celebration at David Geffen Hall on May 24, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for New York Philharmonic)
LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 07: Fox News reporter Megyn Kelly attends the 142nd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 07, 2016 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Joey Foley/FilmMagic)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0470 -- Pictured: Journalist Megyn Kelly during an interview on May 12, 2016 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 02: Megyn Kelly attends the 'Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology' Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 30: Douglas Brunt and Megyn Kelly attend the 102nd White House Correspondents' Association Dinner on April 30, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/WireImage)
MEGYN KELLY presents: Megyn Kelly (R) and Donald Trump (L) during the FOX special 'MEGYN KELLY presents' airing Tuesday, May 17 (8:00-9:01 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (Photo by Eric Liebowitz/FOX via Getty Images)
MEGYN KELLY presents: Megyn Kelly (R) interviews Michael Douglas (L) during the FOX Special MEGYN KELLY presents airing Tuesday, May 17 (8:00-9:01 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (Photo by Eric Liebowitz/FOX via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - APRIL 08: Journalist Megyn Kelly attends Variety's Power Of Women: New York 2016 at Cipriani Midtown on April 8, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - APRIL 06: Megyn Kelly attends the 7th Annual Women in the World Summit Opening Night at David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center on April 6, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Laura Cavanaugh/FilmMagic)
Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly waits to begin the Republican presidential candidate debate at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S., on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016. Candidates from both parties are crisscrossing Iowa, an agricultural state of about 3 million people in the U.S. heartland that will hold the first votes of the 2016 election on Feb. 1. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images
DES MOINES, IA - JANUARY 28: Moderators Chris Wallace (L) pats on the shoulder of Megyn Kelly (2nd L) as they wait with Bret Baier (R) for the beginning of the Fox News - Google GOP Debate January 28, 2016 at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Residents of Iowa will vote for the Republican nominee at the caucuses on February 1. Donald Trump, who is leading most polls in the state, decided not to participate in the debate. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
GOOD MORNING AMERICA - Megyn Kelly appears on ABCs 'Good Morning America,' Friday, February 5, 2016. 'Good Morning America' airs Monday Friday (7-9am, ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Lorenzo Bevilaqua/ABC via Getty Images) MEGYN KELLY
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0411 -- Pictured: (l-r) Journalist Megyn Kelly during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on February 4, 2016 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
GOOD MORNING AMERICA - Megyn Kelly appears on ABCs 'Good Morning America,' Friday, February 5, 2016. 'Good Morning America' airs Monday Friday (7-9am, ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Lorenzo Bevilaqua/ABC via Getty Images) MEGYN KELLY
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 13: News anchor Megyn Kelly speaks onstage during Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit - Day 2 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel on October 13, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Fortune/Time Inc)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 21: TV personality Megyn Kelly attends the 2015 Time 100 Gala at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 21, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 29: Megyn Kelly attends the 2014 Time 100 Gala at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 29, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/FilmMagic)
LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS -- Episode 080 -- Pictured: (l-r) Political commentator Megyn Kelly during an interview with host Seth Meyers on July 31, 2014 -- (Photo by: Lloyd Bishop/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 27: Megyn Kelly attends at the benefit concert for Army SPC Bryan Dilberain at the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts on April 27, 2012 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 19: Kid Rock with host Megyn Kelly visits FOX's 'America Live' at FOX Studios on June 19, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
ORLANDO, FL - SEPTEMBER 22: Fox anchor Megyn Kelly prepares for the Fox News/Google GOP Debate at the Orange County Convention Center on September 22, 2011 in Orlando, Florida. The debate features the nine Republican candidates two days before the Florida straw poll. (Photo by Charles Ommanney/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 10: Megyn Kelly, host of America Live on set at Fox News studios in New York. Fox News Channel celebrated its 15th anniversary on the air on October 7th.
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"Now there's like no more women in news in primetime at least. Greta Van Susteren left Fox, now Megyn who was 9 o'clock at Fox, she's left there," Maddow explained. "So I'm starting to feel a little lonely because I'm not all that girly, and if I have to hold up all the girl energy, it's gonna be hard."

The notoriously liberal Maddow had no kind words for President-Elect Donald Trump when one caller wanted to know what the journalist would ask Trump if he appeared on her show.

"Uhhh... are you going to send me or anybody I know to a camp?" she quipped.

Kelly announced her move earlier this week, recording a farewell message to her Fox viewers.

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"I am very grateful to NBC for this opportunity, and I am deeply thankful to Fox News for the wonderful 12 years I have had here. I have grown up here, and been given every chance a young reporter could ever ask for," she said.

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Billy Bush Net Worth: $9 Million

In May 2016, NBC News announced that Billy Bush would be joining the “Today” show starting in August. A co-host of the show’s third hour, he has at least temporarily lost his spot during his suspension. In addition to his on-screen presence, Bush's resume also includes radio work, as he hosted “The Billy Bush Show” and “The Weekend Countdown With Billy Bush.”

Matt Lauer Net Worth: $60 Million

Since joining the “Today” show in 1993 as a substitute news anchor, Matt Lauer has risen the ranks to one of the biggest names in morning television. Hired by “Today” as a permanent news anchor in 1994, he was promoted to a co-anchor of the show in 1997, where he has remained for nearly 20 years.

Lauer's work on “Today” and hosting "Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade" has resulted in five Daytime Emmy wins, and another News & Documentary Emmy Award. Lauer’s $25 million per year “Today” show salary earned him a spot on Forbes’ 2016 list of the world’s highest-paid TV show hosts, and his contract also includes an NBC-paid helicopter ride to work from his $15 million home in the Hamptons.

Al Roker Net Worth: $30 Million

Al Roker, co-anchor and weather and feature anchor, has been part of the “Today” show team since 1996. He’s won seven Daytime Emmy Awards for his work on “Today” and during "Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade," and has been named Best Weatherman twice by New York Magazine.

Typically a jovial on-air personality, Roker made headlines in August when he called U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte a liar after his story of being robbed at gunpoint during the Rio Olympics fell apart. A video of him arguing about the incident with Billy Bush — a story he originally broke — during the “Today” show went viral.

Carson Daly Net Worth: $25 Million

Currently filling in for Bush as co-host of the “Today” show’s 9 a.m. hour, Carson Daly is the host of the morning show’s digital studio, the Orange Room. In addition to his “Today” duties, he has hosted “The Voice” since 2011 and his own talk show “Last Call With Carson Daly” since 2002. Daly’s gig on “The Voice" has earned him three Primetime Emmy Awards.

Dylan Dreyer Net Worth: $1 Million

Dylan Dreyer has been the “Weekend Today” weather anchor since 2012. She also serves as the substitute weather anchor and substitute Orange Room host on “Today” and gives weekend weather reports on MSNBC. Beloved by viewers, she was voted Boston’s Best Meteorologist in 2008, while working at WHDH in Boston.

Willie Geist Net Worth: $6 Million

Willie Geist has been hosting “Sunday Today with Willie Geist” since April 2016, and also serves as a co-host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” and contributes to many NBC News shows. He started substituting at the “Today” show in 2010, before landing a permanent gig as a third hour co-anchor in 2012 — a spot he passed on to Bush in August 2016.

 

Kathie Lee Gifford Net Worth: $30 Million

Kathie Lee Gifford has co-hosted the “Today” show’s 10 a.m. hour since 2008. A morning show mainstay, she previously co-hosted “Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee” — currently “Live! with Kelly” — alongside Regis Philbin from 1985 to 2000. Also an accomplished singer, playwright, songwriter, author and actress, Gifford has appeared in a number of TV shows and movies, including “Difficult People,” “Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!” and “The Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce.”

Savannah Guthrie Net Worth: $2 Million

In addition to serving as a “Today” show co-anchor, Savannah Guthrie is also the NBC News chief legal correspondent. She initially joined “Today” as co-host of the third hour in 2011, but was promoted in 2012 to fill the show’s co-anchor spot vacated by the controversial departure of Ann Curry. Guthrie’s “Today” show contract was renewed for at least another three years in 2015.

Tamron Hall Net Worth: $5 Million

Tamron Hall is a co-host of the “Today” show’s 9 a.m. hour — also known as “Today’s Take.” Additionally, she serves as the anchor for “MSNBC Live” and hosts “Deadline Crime” on Investigation Discovery.

Serving as another “Today” staffer to make waves during the 2016 election, Hall got into a heated debate with actor Scott Baio following his speech in support of Trump at the Republican National Convention. During a live interview, she questioned controversial tweets from the former “Charles in Charge” star regarding Hillary Clinton and First Lady Michelle Obama.

Sheinelle Jones Net Worth: Unknown

Since 2014, Sheinelle Jones has served as the “Weekend Today” news anchor. She’s also a substitute news anchor and substitute Orange Room host on “Today.” Prior to landing her “Today” show gig, she was a co-host on Fox’s “Good Day Philadelphia.” A champion for children and youth organizations, she received many awards for her community involvement while living in Philadelphia.

Hoda Kotb Net Worth: $12 Million

Hoda Kotb has been the co-host of the “Today” show’s fourth hour since its 2007 debut. A veteran journalist, she served as a “Dateline NBC” correspondent from 2002 to 2014 — and won a News & Documentary Emmy in 2010 for her contributions to the show’s “Miracle on the Hudson” coverage. She also won a Peabody Award in 2006 for her work on the “Dateline NBC” hour-long documentary “The Education of Ms. Groves.”

Natalie Morales Net Worth: $16 Million

Currently serving as the “Today” show West Coast anchor, Natalie Morales has held numerous positions since joining the team as a national correspondent in 2006, including news anchor and co-host of the third hour. In addition to her “Today” duties, she’s also the host of “Access Hollywood” and co-host of “Access Hollywood Live.”

Morales' journalist efforts have resulted in multiple award nominations and a 2007 Daytime Emmy for Excellence in Morning Programming, along with the rest of the “Today” staff.

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