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Controversial Megyn Kelly And Alex Jones Selfie Sparks Meme

14/06/2017 3:17 AM AEST | Updated 14/06/2017 3:17 AM AEST

Megyn Kelly has received serious backlash after word broke that she’d be airing an interview with Infowars’ Alex Jones on an an upcoming episode of “Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly.”

Backlash that has only escalated since a selfie of Kelly and Jones smiling together in car hit the internet:

Kelly’s been criticized for interviewing Jones, with some people questioning her journalistic integrity. By granting televised time to a known conspiracy theorist who has called the horrific 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting a hoax, she’s giving attention to an individual who arguably doesn’t deserve it. Kelly has defended herself, saying it’s her duty to “shine a light” on Jones and his behavior.

So, this BFF-esque photograph of the two? Well, it isn’t particularly helping her defense.

Here’s what people have said about the photo:

The segment on Kelly’s show is slated to air on Father’s Day and has lost at least one major sponsor.

 
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