Trouble in Foxland? Staffers Hope to See the Last of Me-AGyn Kelly

Having failed in her primary mission to take down Donald Trump in an early debate, Kelly has been an albatross around Fox's neck ever since. They should just cut her loose and see what the market offers.

There are also worries at Fox about Kelly’s book sales, according to the source. After debuting at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list in mid-November, Kelly’s memoir has fallen to #4 in just a few weeks, and sold fewer than 150,000 units through its first three weeks, according to the most recent figures available from Publishers Weekly. HarperCollins — which, like Fox News, is owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation — paid Kelly a reported $6 million advance.

Six million bucks, for what? There's no way the book earns out at that rate. The sooner real publishers like HarperCollins stop throwing advance money at talking heads and return to the real business of publishing, the better off this country will be. No need to encourage tireless self-promoters when there are real writers to support.

UPDATE: This just in: a Megyn-Ailes movie?

 

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