Sources say that the Star Anchor resists a non-slurping clause.
When Hoda Kotb, Craig Melvin and Al Roker – three of NBC's most prominent color arrivals – started negotiations on Monday at 9:00 am, negotiations continued between Megyn Kelly's lawyer and the network.
Sources say the talks slowed down a bit at the weekend, but rose again on Monday. Among the topics haggled over by the pages are money and a non-slander clause. Sources report The Hollywood Reporter that Kelly opposes an NDA.
Such clauses are standard in exit agreements, even those that are not debited. But NDAs have also been re-examined in the #MeToo era. And many media companies ̵
Kelly's contract is now worth $ 69 million, and her attorney, Hollywood litigation attorney Bryan Freedman, is struggling to get everything, sources close to the situation THR . Kelly has a three-year contract for over a year. Meanwhile, NBC News will likely continue the 9 o'clock hour with a rotating cast of within Today ranks. On Monday night, the first block of the 9:00 am was essentially a sequel to the flagship issue featuring Kotb, Melvin and Roker at the anchor desk in Studio 1A and Savannah Guthrie on the floor in Pittsburgh for the ongoing coverage of the terrible massacre on Saturday at Synagogue in the town of Squirrel Hill neighborhood. Jenna Bush Hager picked up the baton in the middle of the hour – from Kelly's studio across the street at Rockefeller Center. Bush Hager was also co-host of the 10 am with Kotb.