Megyn Kelly’s Halloween costume was unexpected and cringeworthy.
Kelly appeared on camera dressed as Shania Twain when she was introduced on the “Today Show” for its Halloween special on Tuesday.
Apologies to fans of the country superstar.
“And now your ghost…I mean host, Megyn Kelly!” the announcer said on “Megyn Kelly Today” as Kelly entered the set wearing a black top hat, corset, and thigh high boots – recreating Twain’s look from her “Man! I Feel Like A Woman” music video.
To take the eyebrow raising to another level, Kelly even appeared to be singing along instead of just lip-syncing.
The former star Fox News anchor has been a ratings nightmare at her new home on NBC, a far cry from the fanfare that preceded the debut of her prime time and morning shows.
Hey look, it’s Megyn’s career! pic.twitter.com/rFxDaABdvP
— Fred Rogers (@DwarfToss) October 31, 2017
To add to the morning “fun” on the network’s Legends of Country-themed Halloween episode, Kelly was then surprised when the real Shania Twain came out on set.
— Shania Twain (@ShaniaTwain) October 31, 2017
— TODAY (@TODAYshow) October 31, 2017
And viewers thought it couldn’t get worse after Kelly’s dance off with “today” host, Hoda Kotb.
— Conservative News (@BIZPACReview) October 21, 2017
Twitter users were not impressed much and completely roasted Kelly for her “disrespect” to Twain.
— Bae Talese (@elongreen) October 31, 2017
That don’t impress me much.
— Dan Mac (@DanMacFacts) October 31, 2017
They’re trying hard. But nobody is watching this show. https://t.co/iKzMIaLbgO
— deray (@deray) October 31, 2017
I don’t even like Megyn and I find it embarrassing for her
— Miguel Jose (@migueljose_85) October 31, 2017
No no no no. (Again!) pic.twitter.com/tUtxC1Qcy4
— RCH (@RachelCHayes1) October 31, 2017
— Redheaded Jenn ? (@Redheaded_Jenn) October 31, 2017
This is Megyn Kelly’s apology tour https://t.co/i7pKwLdA3D
— ?Scare-ic King ?? (@erickingdavid) October 31, 2017
$17 million mistake. https://t.co/Muo4fPkVh6
— Oliver Willis (@owillis) October 31, 2017
Better of with Al Roker dressed as Shania Twain
— Stephen LaRose (@YQRosie) October 31, 2017
Why do this to Shania? Why? Hasn’t she been thru enough.
— LEpstein (@lacyepstein) October 31, 2017
DO NOT DISRESPECT SHANIA WITH THIS
— FIONA (@BigHPrivateEye) October 31, 2017
Man! I feel like I hate this woman.
— I Hate Huckabees (@AchillesHeelArt) October 31, 2017
Shania Twain ignored Megyn Kelly to pet the Today show dog. She IS a hero.
— Esther Zuckerman (@ezwrites) October 31, 2017
No one asked for this
— Dracularry (@DrSexHands) October 31, 2017
megyn kelly dressed up as shania twain?? that’s deadass disrespectful, shania i’m sorry sweetie
— pamela (@fillinglungs) October 31, 2017
Celebrating Halloween with some scary viewing: Megyn Kelly on the Today Show. Cringeing along ??
— Spencer Spookoff ? (@SpencerDukoff) October 31, 2017
To think, some people used to believe superbimbo, Megyn Kelly, was a serious journalist, Sheesh!https://t.co/jggb73cBvS
— Redeemed Suzy (@suzydymna) October 31, 2017
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