Megyn Kelly reportedly wants 'to help people the way Oprah did'

Megyn Kelly reportedly wants to to be the next Oprah Winfrey.

According to Page Six, the former FOX News anchor wants to completely change her tune when she officially starts her turn at NBC later this year, and that may mean emulating the Queen of Daytime.

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"There was a lot of tough news to report on her show at FOX News," a source told the site. "A lot of combative interviewing, going after people. Doing that every night was difficult."

Indeed, Kelly didn't have it easy during her nearly decade-long stint at the conservative cable news channel. The 46-year-old received constant criticism online for a variety of things and famously sparred with CEO Roger Ailes before he was ousted, as well as fellow FOX News personality Bill O'Reilly. So, it's not a complete surprise that Kelly would expect a different experience at NBC.

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UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - SEPTEMBER 19: Megyn Kelly visits 'Extra' at Universal Studios Hollywood on September 19, 2017 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 19: Megyn Kelly is seen on September 19, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by PG/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Douglas Brunt and journalist Megyn Kelly attend the 17th Annual USTA Foundation Opening Night Gala at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2017 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
TODAY -- Pictured: Megyn Kelly on Monday, August 21, 2017 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC)
TODAY -- Pictured: Megyn Kelly on Thursday, July 6, 2017 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JUNE 26: Journalist Megyn Kelly arrives to discuss Douglas Brunt's new novel, 'Trophy Son,' during Douglas Brunt In Conversation with Megyn Kelly at Free Library of Philadelphia on June 26, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Megyn Kelly on Monday, June 23, 2017 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 13: Megyn Kelly attends The 2017 Mirror Awards at Cipriani 42nd Street on June 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Megyn Kelly on Friday, June 9, 2017 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Savannah Guthrie, Craig Melvin, Hoda Kotb, and Megyn Kelly on Monday, June 5, 2017 -- (Photo by: Zach Pagano/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
ST PETERSBURG, RUSSIA JUNE 2, 2017: NBC News Anchor Megyn Kelly waves at the plenary session at the 2017 St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF 2017) at the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre. Mikhail Metzel/TASS Host Photo Agency (Photo by Mikhail Metzel\TASS via Getty Images)
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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"Megyn feels she has more to offer," the source continued. "She wants to help people the way Oprah did, and do something more positive. She'll be focusing on issues and bringing in real people as well as celebrities."

"Plus, she has a sense of humor and she wants to use that," the insider finished.

The story goes on to explain that NBC is actively searching for an executive producer to take the helm of Kelly's upcoming program, though "Megyn doesn't want a Lauer loyalist running her show. She wants a team she can trust and that will have her back."

Kelly will reportedly helm NBC's 9 a.m. hour during weekdays, as well as the 9 p.m. hour on Sunday nights. By bringing her into its lineup, NBC News has already lost one loyal personality in the process: Tamron Hall, who controversially decided to leave the network after she found out that Kelly would be replacing her and Al Roker in the "Today" show's third hour.

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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 13: Tamron Hall attends the Marchesa fashion show during New York Fashion Week at Gallery 1, Skylight Clarkson Sq on September 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 11: Television show host Tamron Hall enters the 'AOL Build' taping at the AOL Studios on September 11, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/GC Images)
NEW ORLEANS, LA - JUNE 30: Tamron Hall speaks onstage at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival presented by Coca-Cola at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on June 30, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for 2017 ESSENCE Festival )
NEW ORLEANS, LA - JUNE 30: (L-R) Kristi Henderson, Jada Pinkett Smith, Niecy Nash, Tamron Hall, Mary J. Blige, Monica and Queen Latifah pose backstage at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival presented by Coca-Cola at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on June 30, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for 2017 ESSENCE Festival )
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 12: Anchorwoman Tamron Hall attends the Apollo Spring Gala 2017 at The Apollo Theater on June 12, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 08: Tamron Hall attends 7th Annual PowHERful Foundation New Orleans To New York Galaat Tribeca Rooftop on June 8, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 19: Tamron Hall visits the SiriusXM Studios on May 19, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 17: Tamron Hall attends The Paley Honors: Celebrating Women in Television at Cipriani Wall Street on May 17, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mark Sagliocco/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 05: (L-R) Tamron Hall, Soledad O'Brien, and Robin Roberts speak onstage during MTV's 2017 College Signing Day With Michelle Obama at The Public Theater on May 5, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for MTV)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 26: Barbara Corcoran and Tamron Hall attend Housing Works' Groundbreaker Awards Dinner 2017 at Metropolitan Pavilion on April 26, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 17: Broadcaster Tamron Hall attends the 2017 Success Makers Summit at Spring Place on April 17, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Broadcaster Tamron Hall attends BET's Pre-Grammy Brunch at The Four Seasons Hotel on February 12, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Earl Gibson III/Getty Images for BET)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 11: TV personality Tamron Hall attends Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Debra Lee at The Beverly Hilton on February 11, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Broadcaster Tamron Hall attends BET's Pre-Grammy Brunch at The Four Seasons Hotel on February 12, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Earl Gibson III/Getty Images for BET)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 07: Tamron Hall attends the 14th annual Woman's Day Red Dress Awards at Jazz at Lincoln Center on February 7, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 11: TV personalities Trevor Noah (L) and Tamron Hall attend Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Debra Lee at The Beverly Hilton on February 11, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)

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Pictured: Tamron Hall appears on NBC News' 'Today' show 

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TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Sheinelle Jones, Tamron Hall, Carson Daly and Dylan Dreyer appear on NBC News' 'Today' show

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Moderator/TV personality Tamron Hall attends The 2nd Annual Paleyfest New York Presents: 'The Walking Dead' at Paley Center For Media on October 11, 2014 in New York, New York.

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TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Tamron Hall and Willie Geist appear on NBC News' 'Today' show

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Media personality Tamron Hall poses for a photo on the red carpet at the 12th annual Keepers Of The Dream Awards at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers on April 15, 2010 in New York City.

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South Korean singer Psy laughs with Savannah Guthrie and Tamron Hall as Matt Lauer dances following a performance by the singer on NBC's "Today" show at Rockefeller Center in New York May 3, 2013.

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TODAY -- Pictured: Tamron Hall appears on NBC News' 'Today' show

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TODAY

Pictured: (l-r) Tamron Hall, Al Roker, Cheryl Hines and Matt Lauer appear on NBC News' 'Today' show

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Pictured: (l-r) Savannah Guthrie and Tamron Hall appear on NBC News' 'Today' show

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Pictured: Tamron Hall appears on NBC news' 'Today' show

(Photo by Peter Kramer/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

Tamron Hall appears to promote 'Guns on Campus: Tamron Hall Investigates' during the AOL BUILD Series at AOL HQ on August 1, 2016 in New York City.

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BRAG President Gail Monroe Perry, Estee Lauder Sr. VP, Local & Cultural Relevancy Susan Akaad, and TV personality Tamron Hall attend the BRAG 42nd annual Scholarship and Awards gala at Pier 60 on October 19, 2012 in New York City.

(Photo by Ray Tamarra/WireImage)

TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Carson Daly and Tamron Hall appear on NBC News' 'Today' show

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Tamron Hall and Al Sharpton attend Rev. Al Sharpton's Private Birthday Celebration at The Grand Havana Room on October 4, 2013 in New York City.

(Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage)

TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Willie Geist, Mary Sue Milken, Susan Feniger and Tamron Hall appear on NBC News' 'Today' show

(Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)

TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Tamron Hall and Josh Kaufman appear on NBC News' 'Today' show

(Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)

Tamron Hall attends Safe Horizon's 2014 Champion Awards at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers on April 30, 2014 in New York City.

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TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Tamron Hall, Al Roker, Hoda Kotb, Willie Geist, Kathie Lee Gifford and Natalie Morales appear on NBC News' 'Today' show

(Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)

TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Mariah Carey and Tamron Hall appear on NBC News' 'Today' show

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MSNBC Anchor Tamron Hall attends MSNBC's Radio and Television Correspondents Dinner after- party at the Historical Society of Washington, DC on June 19, 2009 in Washington, DC.

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Nancy Gibbs, Kirsten Gillibrand, Linda McMahon, Tamron Hall, Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Kristen Van Ogtrop attend the TIME and Real Simple's Women & Success event at the Park Hyatt on October 1, 2014 in New York City.

(Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Time Inc.)

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Pictured: (l-r) Willie Geist, Tamron Hall

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TV news correspondent Tamron Hall attends The American Heart Association's Go Red for Women Dress Collection 2016 at Skylight at Moynihan Station on February 11, 2016 in New York City.

(Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)

TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Steve Harvey, Tamron Hall, and Sullivan Stapleton appear on the 'Today' show on Monday, March 7, 2016 in New York

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WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE

Pictured (l-r): Andy Cohen, Tamron Hall and Ryan Serhant

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Billy Bush and Tamron Hall attend Us Weekly's Most Stylish New Yorkers 2016 at Vandal on September 13, 2016 in New York City.

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Tamron Hall attends AOL Build Speaker Series to discuss 'Guns on Campus: Tamron Hall Investigates' at AOL HQ on August 1, 2016 in New York City.

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Today Show Anchor Tamron Hall speaks at the L'Oreal Paris Women of Worth Celebration 2016 Arrivals on November 16, 2016 in New York City.

(Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for L'Oreal)

Hosts Willie Geist and Tamron Hall dress as Saturday Night Live characters' "the Spartan Cheerleaders" during NBC's "Today" show's "Halloween Boo-Nanza" in New York October 31, 2014.

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Tamron Hall of MSNBC and Jonathan Todd Capehart arrive for a State Dinner honoring Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi at the White House in Washington October 18, 2016.

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