Fox News Channel rising star Megyn Kelly was ABC late-night host Jimmy Kimmel’s guest last night when the big news was the Justice Department’s upcoming announcement that the Sony hacking attack, and subsequent threats to movie theaters, are believed to be the work of the North Korean government, in retaliation for the studio’s movie The Interview.
Kelly and Kimmel agreed Sony needed to get the movie – a now-mothballed comedy about a bumbling talk show host and his producer recruited by the CIA to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un – to viewers so the studio, and Americans, could take a stand against North Korea.
Kimmel speculated Sony would simply let pirates put it out, so as not to put theatergoers, or content distributors, at risk.
As Kelly talked boldly about the country’s need to take a stand, Kimmel jumped in.
“Do you think Fox News will take a stand and air The Interview in its entirety – on its channel? Yes!?” he roared as his studio audience erupted in support.
“Further updates to follow,” Kelly said.